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Busy weekend for ODOT crews:
ODOT Crews Work the Weekend of October 16 through 19, 2009

October 16, 2009, Garfield Heights, OH In addition to permanent work zones and daily work plan, the following work is scheduled to take place over the weekend in Cuyahoga County:

Weekend Closures:
I-90 Innerbelt Bridge between W. 14th St. and Ontario St., Restrictions, Cleveland
Beginning at approximately 8 p.m. on Friday, October 16, crews will close lanes on I-90 east and westbound, I-71 northbound and SR 176 northbound approaching the Innerbelt Bridge.  Beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, October 16 crews will close Interstate 90 east and westbound over the I-90 Innerbelt Bridge.  The bridge will remain closed until approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, October 19. Motorists will be detoured via I-490 and I-77.  Closures are necessary as crews work to saw-cut the bridge deck and curb and remove portions of the bridge’s curb, walk, railing and deck.  Additional weekend closures are anticipated.  Details will be forthcoming.  Currently closed lanes and ramps will remain closed until the project is completed on or around November 30, 2009. 

I-490 Eastbound Ramp to I-77 Northbound Widening & Miscellaneous Upgrades, ClevelandBeginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 16 crews will close I-490 in the westbound direction as well as the left lane of I-490 in the eastbound direction beneath I-77 in order to begin painting the ramp bridge above.  Closures will remain in effect through the weekend until approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, October 19.  I-490 westbound motorists may detour via I-77 northbound and E. 30th Street. 

Sunday, October 18:
I-77 Add Lane Project, Brecksville, Broadview Heights and Independence
Overnight Sunday, October 18 crews will close the Rockside Road entrance ramp to I-77 southbound from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday morning in order to realign traffic in the vicinity.

I-271/I-480 at Rockside Road, Cable Installation, Bedford Heights
Shall conditions permit, on Sunday, October 18, 2009 crews from HLG Consulting on behalf of MCI Metro ATS will institute complete stoppages of traffic on I-271 and I-480 at Rockside Road between approximately sunup and 10 a.m. in order to install a lashing fiber optic cable over I-271 and associated ramps north of Rockside Road.  The complete traffic stoppage on all lanes of any directional roadway shall be no more than 10 minutes in any one consecutive 30 minute period or until traffic is traveling at normal speed.  For more information, please contact Christopher McCloskey of HLG Consulting at 614.760.8320.

All dates and times are approximate and weather dependent.


For more information, contact the ODOT District 12 Communications Office at (216) 584-2006.