ODOT District Three has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.
Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning April 5.
State Route 3 ***NEW***
SR 3, from the Village of Loudonville to the City of Wooster, 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 by September.
I-71, just south of the US 250 interchange, will have daytime shoulder closures only as needed to complete culvert repairs. The project is expected to be complete by October.
State Route 511
SR 511, south of US 42 at the overpass bridge over I-71, will have the southbound lane closed for structure work. Traffic will be maintained by a temporary traffic signal. Note that I-71 southbound, just underneath the bridge, will have the shoulder closed so that crews can work underneath the bridge. The project is expected to be complete by October.
State Route 4
State Route 4, at the intersection of SR 4 and Irving Street, will be reduced to one lane for signal work. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in May; however, all work is weather dependent and is subject to change.
State Route 19: Resurfacing
SR 19, from Carey Road (CR 27) to SR 4, will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in September 2020.
State Route 19: Culvert Replacement
SR 19/SR 100, just south of Crestline Road, will close Monday, April 6 thru Tuesday, April 7, for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is northwest on SR 19 to SR 602, north on SR 602 to US 30, west on US 30 to SR 100, south on SR 100 to SR 19, and reverse for southbound motorists. SR 19, just north of Olentangy Road, will close Wednesday, April 8 thru Friday, April 10, for a culvert replacement. The detour route for southbound motorists is south on SR 100 to SR 309/61, east on SR 309/61 to SR 19 and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to be reopened on Friday, April 10. Note: The locations of each closure are different. The detour route(s) will be marked accordingly.
US Route 30
US 30 eastbound and westbound, from just east of SR 98 to Old Lincoln Way, will have single lane closures for bridge sealing work on structures on/over US 30. The project is expected to be complete in August.
State Route 98 ***UPDATE***
SR 98, just south of US 30, is closed for railroad crossing repairs. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 98 southwest to US 30, west on US 30 to SR 19/100/4, south on SR 19/100/4 back to SR 98, and reverse for northbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete on Wednesday, April 8.
State Route 309/61 – City of Galion
SR 309/61 in the City of Galion, between N. East St. and Gelsanliter Rd., is closed for the City’s sanitary sewer project. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 309/61 (Charles St.) to Gelsanliter Rd., south on Gelsanliter Rd. to SR 97 (Harding Way), west on SR 97 to SR 309/61 (N. East St.), and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen Monday, May 11. For more information contact the City of Galion Service Department at 419-468-2818.
I-71 northbound and southbound, from the Morrow County line to SR 97, will have single lane, day time closures and double lane, night time closures for a resurfacing project. Crews continue night work for pavement repairs in the passing and middle lanes on I-71 from the Morrow/Richland County line to the SR 13 exit. Pavement repairs will begin in both zones simultaneously. The project is expected to be complete in October.