Road projects continue in Richland County during the coming week, taking advantage of seasonal weather and the remaining available time before winter weather hits. The following were listed as occurring this week by District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation:

US Route 30
US 30, in Mansfield at the I-71 and US 30 interchange, may be reduced to one lane of traffic for maintenance repairs. Night work continues from 7pm-6am on US 30, from SR 309 to Fifth Ave. The entire project is expected to be complete November 2017.

Township Road 37 (Shauck Rd.)
TR 37 (Shauck Rd.), between Ross Rd. and Denman Rd./Fox Rd./Mazwell Rd., is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is TR 37 (Shauck Rd.) to Denman Rd., continue north on Denman Rd. to Steam Corners-Lexington Rd., west on Steam Corners-Lexington Rd. to Ross Rd., south on Ross Rd. to TR 37 (Shauck Rd.), and reverse for southbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete November 2017. 

County Road 48
CR 48 (Millsboro West Rd.), between Bowers Rd. and Rudy Rd., is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for eastbound motorists is CR 48 to SR 314, north on SR 314 to SR 309, east on SR 309 to Lexington Ontario Rd., south on Lexington Ontario Rd. to CR 48, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen November 2017. 

State Route 97
SR 97, starting at the intersection with Bellville Johnsville Rd., may be reduced to one lane of traffic as crews complete a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers.  The project is expected to be complete November 2017. 

State Route 309
SR 309, between All American Dr. and Earick Rd., will close Monday, October 16 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for westbound motorists is SR 309 to SR 61, north on SR 61 to US 30, east on US 30 to SR 314, south on SR 314 to SR 309, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete November 2017; however, all work is weather dependent and is subject to change.

County Road 371
CR 371 (Union St.), south of Pleasant St. in Lucas, is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is CR 371 (Union St.) to SR 39, east on SR 39 to Broad/Lucas-Perryville Rd., southeast on Broad/Lucas-Perryville Rd. to Dickes Rd., west on Dickes Rd. to Moffet Rd., north on Moffet Rd. to S. Union St., and reverse for southbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete November 2017.

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