Now that construction season has begun, 1812Blockhouse will be bringing you weekly construction updates from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation for Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.
State Route 39 ***UPDATE***
SR 39, east of Wally Rd. over Black Fork of the Mohican River, will have signalized, single lane closures to maintain traffic for a bridge replacement. Phase 2 of the project will begin to shift traffic so that work can continue on the eastbound side of the structure. Traffic should be completely shifted over by April 27; however, all work is weather dependent and is subject to change. The project is expected to be complete June 2018.
Goon Rd. (CR 3006)
Goon Rd., in the Mohican State Park leading up to the Mohican Lodge, will have intermittent lane closures as part of a resurfacing project. Detours will be posted on State Park Roads for culvert replacements. The project is expected to be complete August 2018.
Interstate 71 ***UPDATE***
I-71, from US 250 to the Wayne County line, will have intermittent single lane closures as crews begin work as part of a resurfacing project. Pavement repairs are scheduled to begin April 22. This work will be performed at night from 8pm-7am. Double lane closures will go into effect during nightly work hours leaving one lane of traffic open in each direction. The project will utilize digital speed limit signs to maintain traffic flow. The posted speed limit when crews are NOT working will be 65 mph; the reduced speed limit when workers are present will be 55mph. The project is expected to be complete August 2018.
State Route 4
SR 4, from the Marion County line to the City of Bucyrus, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for pavement repairs. Traffic will maintained with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete July 2018.
State Route 19 ***NEW***
SR 19, beginning at S. Walnut St. through the City of Bucyrus, will have two lanes of traffic maintained in each direction, with periodic flagging operations as needed, for resurfacing work. Crews will begin removing asphalt at intersections and begin crack sealing. The project is expected to be complete May 2018.
US Route 30
US 30, at its structure over SR 4, will have intermittent single lane closures on US 30 westbound and SR 4 southbound for bridge repairs. Crews will maintain one lane of traffic in each direction at all times. Please use caution while driving in the area. The project is expected to be complete May 2018.
US ROUTE 30
US 30, from the Crawford County line to the Ontario Corporation Limits, will have singe lane closures in each direction while crew perform crack seal operations. All work is weather dependent. The project is expected to be complete by May 2018.
County Road 184 (Kuhn Rd.)
Kuhn Rd, between London West Rd and Hazel Brush Rd, is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is Kuhn Rd to London West Rd, east on London West Rd to Champion Rd, north on Champion Rd to Hazel Brush Rd, west on Hazel Brush Rd to Kuhn Rd, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen April 2018.