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ODOT Road Construction Report For Week Of August 5-11

4 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 not only ongoing projects in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties, but also updated and new projects in each.

ASHLAND COUNTY

State Route 58 ***UDATE***
SR 58 is closed for two culvert replacements. The first location is north of Co. Rd. 620 and the second location is north of Twp. Rd. 782. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 58 to SR 302, east on SR 302 to SR 89, north on SR 89 to SR 58, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Friday, August 10.

Interstate 71 ***UPDATE***
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 milling and paving in the northbound and southbound slow 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 this month.

State Route 89 ***NEW***
SR 89, just south of CR 2000, will close Monday, August 6 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 89 to US 30, west on US 30 to SR 60, south on SR 60 to SR 179, southeast on SR 179 to SR 95, northeast on SR 95 to SR 89, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Wednesday, August 15.

State Route 95 ***UPDATE***
SR 95, from just east of Green TR 2704 moving east consecutively to just west of Ashland CR 37, is closed for multiple culvert replacements. Crews will consecutively move west to east along SR 95 to complete all seven culverts; four of the seven culverts have been completed. The location and time frame for each culvert is as follows: A.) August 6-August 10: between TR 2402 and TR 457, B.) August 13-August 17: just west of SR 89, C.) August 20-August 24: just west of CR 37. The detour route is the same for all seven culverts. Motorists heading northeast should travel SR 95 to SR 39, southeast on SR 39 to SR 3, northeast on SR 3 to SR 95, and reverse for southwest motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Friday, August 24.

US Route 250
US 250, between Twp. Rd. 1056 and Twp. Rd. 1006, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is US 250 to US 42, northeast on US 42 to SR 89, north on SR 89 to SR 58, north on SR 58 to US 224, west on US 224 to US 250, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen this Wednesday.

County Road 1302 
CR 1302, at the structure over I-71, is closed for bridge repairs. The detour route for westbound motorists is CR 1302 to SR 89, north on SR 89 to US 42, southwest on US 42 to CR 1302, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Sunday, August 19.

CRAWFORD COUNTY

US Route 30
US 30 eastbound and westbound, between SR 602 and SR 598, will have daily lane closures for bridge sealing operations on overhead structures. 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 96 ***UPDATE***
SR 96, at the intersection of SR 96 and Stough Rd. (TR 179), will close Monday, July 30 for a culvert replacement.The detour route eastbound motorist is SR 96 to SR 602, south on SR 602 to Old Lincoln Hwy. (CR 330), east on Old Lincoln Hwy. to SR 598, north on SR 598 to SR 96, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen this Wednesday.

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 ***NEW***
SR 103, just west of Swabb Rd., will close Monday August 6 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

County Road 32
CR 32 (Mock Rd.), just west of Ritter Rd. on the structure over I-71, is closed for bridge repairs. The detour route for eastbound motorists is CR 32 to SR 546, south on SR 546 to Bellvill-Johnsville Rd., east on Bellville-Johnsville Rd. to Ritter Rd., north on Ritter Rd. to CR 32 (Mock Rd.), and reverse for westbound motorists. The roadway is expected to reopen this Tuesday.

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 ***NEW***

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.

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 soon.

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.

County Road 322 ***UPDATE***
CR 322 (Orchard Park Rd.), on the structure over I-71, will close Monday, August 6 for bridge repairs. The detour route for eastbound motorists is CR 322 (Orchard Park Rd.) to Middle Bellville Rd., north on Middle Bellville Rd. to West Hanley Rd., east on West Hanley Rd. to SR 13, south on SR 13 to Stafford Dr., west on Stafford Dr. to CR 322, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Monday, August 20.

State Route 603 
SR 603, between Baseline Rd. and Mill St. in Plymouth, is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 603 to SR 61, south on SR 61 to SR 96, east on SR 96 to SR 13, north on SR 13 to SR 603, and reverse for northbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete on Friday, August 10.

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