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Interstate 71 bridge deck replacement project update

Interstate 71 bridge deck replacement project update

Hamilton County (Friday, Oct. 20, 2017) - In order to switch traffic to its original configuration on the Interstate 71 bridge deck replacement project, the following restrictions will be in place this weekend:
Various lane closures on north and southbound I-71 just north of the Lytle Tunnel each night from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 21. 
In addition, the Second Street entrance ramp to northbound I-71 will be closed from midnight Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday. 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and restrictions.
To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.
For ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check
For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, at (513) 933-6534.


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The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.