Each week through the end of construction season, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.
This is the project report for work taking place during the week of July 14. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects.
State Route 58
SR 58, from US 250 to the Lorain County line, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for a resurfacing and bridge repair project. Flaggers will be used, allowing one lane of traffic at a time through the work zone. The project is expected to be complete in September.
State Route 95
SR 95, over the Black Fork Mohican River, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 95 to SR 39, northwest on SR 39 to SR 603, south on SR 603 to SR 95, and reverse for northbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete on August 31.
State Route 4 ***UPDATE***
SR 4 in the City of Bucyrus, between Krauter Rd. and South Sandusky Ave., will have intermittent single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Crews will begin pavement planning, repairs and resurfacing on Monday, July 15. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in August.
State Route 4 ***NEW***
SR 4 in the City of Bucyrus, from Perry St. to Quaker Rd., will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project beginning Monday, July 22. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times in the four-lane section from Perry St. to US 30. In the two-lane sections, traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in May 2020.
US Route 30 ***UPDATE***
US 30, between Lower Leesville Rd. and Old Lincoln Hwy., have the left lanes eastbound and westbound closed to traffic. US 30 westbound, from Old Lincoln Highway to just west of Tiffin St., will switch from a left lane closure to a right lane closure on July 13. All access ramps will be maintained in the westbound direction. Lane widths will be reduced to 10’ at the structures. US 30 eastbound, in the same section, remains closed in the left lane.Holmes Center Road, over US 30, is closed for a concrete deck overlay. The detour route for northbound motorists is Old Lincoln Hwy to Bethel Rd., north on Bethel Rd. to Spore Brandywine Rd., east on Spore Brandywine Rd. to Holmes Center Road, and reverse for southbound motorists. Holmes Center Road is expected to reopen July 2019. Work zone speed limits are in effect. The speed limit when workers are present is 55 mph, and 65 mph when workers are not present. The entire project is expected to be complete in October.
I-71, between CR 32 (Mock Rd.) to the Ashland County line, will have daily/nightly lane closures northbound and southbound for a resurfacing project. The project is expected to be complete in August.
State Route 97
SR 97, from the Village of Butler to the Village of Bellville, will have daily lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October.