Each week through the end of construction season, 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 work taking place during the week of June 23. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects.
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. Flaggers will be used, allowing one lane of traffic at a time through the work zone. The project is expected to be complete in September.
State Route 95
SR 95, over the Black Fork Mohican River, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 95 to SR 39, northwest on SR 39 to SR 603, south on SR 603 to SR 95, and reverse for northbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete on August 31.
State Route 4
SR 4 in the City of Bucyrus, between Krauter Rd. and South Sandusky Ave., will have intermittent single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Crews will begin working on curb ramps and catch basins. The project is expected to be complete in August.
State Route 19/100 ***NEW***
SR 19/100, just north on Temple Rd., will close Monday, July 8 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 19 to SR 4, north on SR 4 to SR 103, west on SR 103 to SR 19, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Friday, July 12.
US Route 30
US 30, between Lower Leesville Rd. and Old Lincoln Hwy., have the left lanes eastbound and westbound closed to traffic. Holmes Center Road, over US 30, is closed for a concrete deck overlay. The detour route for northbound motorists is Old Lincoln Hwy to Bethel Rd., north on Bethel Rd. to Spore Brandywine Rd., east on Spore Brandywine Rd. to Holmes Center Road, and reverse for southbound motorists. Holmes Center Road is expected to reopen in July. 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 entire project is expected to be complete in October.
State Route 97
SR 97, between Millsboro Rd. and N. Bloomfield Rd. (TR 48), is closed for a bridge repair project. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 97 to SR 288, west on SR 288 to SR 19, north on SR 19 to Millsboro Rd., east on Millsboro Rd. to SR 97, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Thursday, July 11.
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. The project is expected to be complete in August.
State Route 97
SR 97, from the Village of Butler to the Village of Bellville, will have daily lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October.