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ODOT Road Construction Report For Week Of July 1-7

30 Jun , 2018  

During this year’s road building season, we are bringing you weekly construction updates from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation for Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties. Note that all work on Interstate 71 that might otherwise impact traffic will be halted during the week of July 2-6 for the Independence Day holiday.

ASHLAND COUNTY

US Route 30

US 30, from SR 511 to SR 60, will have intermittent single lane closures as crews work to complete a micro-surfacing project. The project will utilize speed limit signs to reduce the speed and maintain the flow of traffic. The reduced speed limit when workers are present will be 50 mph; the posted speed limit when crews are NOT working will be 60 mph. The project is expected to be complete in July.

State Route 58 ***NEW***
SR 58 will close Thursday, July 5 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 3.

State Route 60 SR 60, between Twp. Rd. 1894 and Twp. Rd. 1806, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 60 to US 30, west on US 30 to SR 511, north on SR 511 to SR 60, and reverse for southbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete in July.

Interstate 71 ***There will be no work impacting traffic during the week of July 2-6. All work will resume Monday, July 9.***
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 mill and pave the northbound middle lane during the night. Nightly pavement repairs will take place from 8pm-7am. 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 in August.

Township Road 653
TR 653, between US 250 and TR 685, is closed for bridge repairs. The detour route for northbound motorists is to take US 250 east to TR 593, north on TR 593 to TR 1302, west to TR 1302 back to TR 653, and reverse for southbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete in September.

County Road 1302 ***NEW***
CR 1302, at the structure over I-71, will close Thursday, July 5 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

State Route 4
SR 4, from the Marion County line to the City of Bucyrus, 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 July.

US Route 30 
US 30, from Tiffin St. to Lower Leesville Rd., will have eastbound and westbound single lane closures 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 in July.

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 August.

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 in July.


RICHLAND COUNTY

County Road 31

CR 31 (Bellville-Johnsville Rd.), at the structure over I-71, is closed for bridge repairs. The detour route for eastbound motorists is Bellville-Johnsville Rd. to Mill Run Rd., north on Mill Run Rd. to Mock Rd., eat on Mock Rd. to Ritter Rd., south on Ritter Rd. to Bellville-Johnsville Rd., and reverse for westbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete on Wednesday, July 11.

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 July.

County Road 121
CR 121(Darlington South Rd.), on the structure over I-71, is closed for bridge repairs. The detour route for southbound motorists is Darlington North Rd. to Darlington East Rd., east on Darlington East Rd. to SR 546, south on SR 546 to Black Rd., south on Black Rd. to James Rd., west on James Rd. to Follin Rd., south on Follin Rd. to Painter Rd., west on Painter Rd. to Darlington South Rd., and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on Monday, June 25.

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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