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ODOT Road Construction Report For Week Of August 26 – September 1

25 Aug , 2018  

This time of the year typically brings a great deal of road construction activity, and this August is no exception. In this week’s update from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation, we share news of ongoing projects in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties and also project updates.

ASHLAND COUNTY

US Route 42
US 42, at the intersection of King Rd., will have traffic maintained with flaggers as needed, as crews begin underground work on signals. The project is expected to be complete later this month.

Interstate 71
I-71, from US 250 to the Wayne County line, will have intermittent single lane closures during the day and double lane closures at night for a resurfacing project. Crews will be completing final pavement markings and rumble strip work. Traffic will be maintained on the ramps with narrowed lanes. Nightly resurfacing repairs will take place from 8pm-7am. Motorists are advised to drive with caution through the area as trucks enter and exit the work zone. 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 later this month.

State Route 89
SR 89 is closed for multiple culvert replacements. Crews will consecutively move north to south along SR 89 to complete all three culverts. The location and time frame for each culvert is as follows: A.) August 14-August 21: just south of County Road 1302, B.) August 22 – August 28: just south of Township Road 1150, and C.) August 29 – September 4: just north of Township Road 1150. The detour route is the same for all three culverts. Motorists heading northbound should travel SR 89 to US 250, west on US 250 to US 42, north on US 42 to SR 89, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Wednesday, September 4.

US Route 224
US 224, from SR 511 to the Medina Co. line, will have single lane closures for pavement repairs and resurfacing. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October.

US Route 224
US 224, from the Huron Co. line to SR 511, will have single lane closures for a micro-surfacing project. Crews will begin crack sealing the pavement next week. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October.

US Route 250
US 250, at its intersection with Sugarbush Dr. and George Rd., will have traffic maintained with flaggers as needed, as crews begin underground work on signals. The project is expected to be complete later this month.

State Route 511
SR 511, from US 30 to SR 60, will have lane closures for a pavement repair and resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in September.

 

CRAWFORD COUNTY

US Route 30 ***UPDATE***
US 30 eastbound and westbound, between SR 602 and SR 598, will have daily lane closures for bridge sealing operations on overhead structures. Crews are currently working on the overhead structure at SR 598. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction at all times. The project is expected to be complete later this month. 

State Route 97
SR 97, from Nazor Rd. to the City of Galion’s east corp. limit, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in September.

State Route 98
SR 98 (Plymouth St.), from SR 4 (Sandusky Ave.) to US 30, is closed for sanitary sewer installations and resurfacing work. No truck traffic will be permitted to travel through this area. Only local traffic will be able to access certain portions of SR 98 as the project progresses. The detour route for westbound motorists is SR 98 to US 30, west on US 30 to SR 4, south on SR 4 to SR 98, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete in October.

State Route 98
SR 98, between Beechgrove Rd. and Dickson Rd., will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to complete later this month. 

State Route 103
SR 103, just west of Swabb Rd., is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for westbound motorists is SR 103 to SR 602, south on SR 602 to CR 25 (Chatfield Center Rd.), west on CR 25 to SR 103, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Tuesday, September 4.

State Route 598
SR 598, from Old Lincoln Way to the City of Galion’s north corp. limit, 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 September.

 

RICHLAND COUNTY

State Route 39

SR 39, between Taylortown Rd. and Country Club Dr., 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 October.

US Route 42
US 42, between SR 97 and SR 13, will have intermittent single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October. 

Interstate 71
I-71, between SR 97 and SR 39 interchanges, will have intermittent single lane closures during the day, and double lane closures at night for a resurfacing project. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. The project is expected to be complete in September.

State Route 96
SR 96, from the City of Shelby Corp. limits to SR 13, 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 September.

State Route 309
SR 309, from SR 314 to the Richland Co. line, 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 October.

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