As we shared a few weeks back, the Ohio Department of Transportation has an aggressive road project plan for this year. If you missed that post, it can be read here.
The ODOT District Three office has issued the first of its weekly reports on road work inside the district. 1812Blockhouse will again be sharing these reports with our readers. What follows are projects underway this coming week in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.
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 by June 14.
US Route 30
US 30, between Lower Leesville Rd. and Old Lincoln Hwy., will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained at all times. The project is expected to be complete by October 19.
State Route 97
SR 97, just south of Butler, OH, will close for a bridge replacement on Monday, April 1. 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.