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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of April 28

27 Apr , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season this fall, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for the work taking place during the week of April 28. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects for Richland County.

ASHLAND COUNTY

US Route 42
US 42, between SR 603 and Bowen Rd., is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is US 42 to US 30, east on US 30 to I-71, north on I-71 to US 250, west on US 250 to US 42, and reverse for southbound motorists. A secondary detour route for southbound motorists is US 42 to SR 603, south on SR 603 to US 30, west on US 30 to US 42, and reverse. The road is expected to reopen on June 14.

State Route 58
SR 58, from US 250 to the Lorain County line, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for a resurfacing and bridge repair project. Work will include signalized lane closures, allowing one lane of traffic at a time through the work zone. The project is expected to be complete in September.

State Route 511
SR 511, from SR 39 to US 30, will have single lane closures for a chip seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in July.


CRAWFORD COUNTY

US Route 30
US 30, between Lower Leesville Rd. and Old Lincoln Hwy., have the left lanes eastbound and westbound closed to traffic. Portable barriers have been set so that crews can begin structure work; traffic is shifted onto the right shoulder at the structures. Crews are currently performing pavement repairs on the west end of the project. Work zone speed limits are in effect. The speed limit when workers are present is 55 mph, and 65 mph when workers are not present. The project is expected to be complete in October.

State Route 98
SR 98, from SR 4 (Sandusky Ave.) to US 30, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in May.


RICHLAND COUNTY

State Route 13 ***UPDATE***
SR 13, from the City of Mansfield Corp. limits to the Huron County line, will have single lane closures for a smooth seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Please note that traffic on SR 13 will be increased due to the closure on SR 545, listed below. The detour route for SR 545 utilizes SR 13 as part of the detour route. Motorists may experience more congestions on SR 13 because it is a part of a detoured route. Please drive with caution in the area and through the work zone. The project is expected to be complete in June.

State Route 39/State Route 96 ***NEW***
SR 39/SR 96, at Myers Ave. in the City of Shelby, is closed for waterline repair work. The detour route for westbound motorists is SR 39/SR 96 to SR 61, south on SR 61 to SR 314, south on SR 314 to Old Lincoln Hwy, west on Old Lincoln Hwy to SR 598, north on SR 598 to SR 39/SR 96, and reverse for eastbound motorists. There is no estimated time as to when the road will reopen.

State Route 39: Culvert Replacement
SR 39, just west of Mansfield Lucas Rd., is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for eastbound motorists is SR 39 east to SR 430, east on SR 430 to SR 603, south on SR 603 to SR 39 , and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Friday, May 3.

State Route 39: Smooth Seal
SR 39, between SR 430 and the City of Mansfield Corp. limit, will have single lane closures for a smooth seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in June.

State Route 39: Bridge Repair
SR 39, between Stiving Rd. and Springmill West Rd., will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction over the Norfolk Southern railroad. Crews will be completing structure work on the b​ridge. The project is expected to be complete in June.

 State Route 97
SR 97, just south of Butler, Ohio, is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for eastbound motorists is SR 97 thru Butler to SR 95, north on SR 95 to SR 39, east on SR 39 to SR 97, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on May 31.

Interstate 71
I-71, between CR 32 (Mock Rd.) to the Ashland County line, will have daily/nightly lane closures northbound and southbound for a resurfacing project. Crews will be sealing concrete and completing minor structure repairs. The project is expected to be complete in August.

State Route 545
SR 545, between Adams Rd. and SR 603, is closed for a bridge repair. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 545 south to SR 96, west on SR 96 to SR 13, south on SR 13 to Longview Rd., east on Longview Rd. to SR 545, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Wednesday, May 22.

State Route 598
SR 598, from the Crawford County line to the Huron County line, will have single lane closures for a smooth seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in June.

State Route 603
SR 603, between SR 39 and Franklin Church Rd., will have intermittent single lane closures as crews complete crack seal work. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in May.

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