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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning April 3

2 Apr , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse; ODOT District 3

This is a weekly report from ODOT District 3 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 on April 3. All outlined work is weather permitting.

All the best for safe travels throughout 2022!

ASHLAND COUNTY 

U.S. 30 Reduced Conflict U-Turn

U.S. 30, just west of Township Road 1255, will have single lane closures for intersection improvements. Construction work will improve the intersection of U.S. 30 and SR 603 by installing a reduced conflict U-turn (RCUT).

CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • SR 603, south of U.S. 30 is closed for 45 days to complete project work at the intersection. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 603 to U.S. 42, south on U.S. 42 to SR 39, east on SR 39 to SR 430, east on SR 430 to SR 603, and reverse for northbound motorists. Estimated completion: Saturday, April 30, 2022
  • Crews continue work at the intersection of U.S. 30 and SR 603 to construction the new RCUT. Expect single lane closures, as needed, throughout the project limits.
  • A minimum of one 12-foot lane in each direction will be maintained.

Estimated completion of entire project: August 2022

CRAWFORD COUNTY 

State Route 598 minor widening

State Route 598 in the city of Galion, from Carter Drive to Brandt Road, will have single lane closures for temporary pavement and drainage work. Traffic will be maintained by temporary traffic signals. Estimated completion of entire project: October 2022

RICHLAND COUNTY 

U.S. Route 30 major rehabilitation

U.S. 30, from State Route 309 to just east of the 5th Avenue ramps, will have single lane closures for a major rehabilitation project. Traffic will always be maintained.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • The westbound pattern will consist of maintaining one lane of traffic westbound, from just east of 5th Avenue to SR 13, and two lanes of traffic westbound, from SR 13 to just west of SR 309.
  • The eastbound pattern will consist of maintaining one lane of traffic eastbound, from just west of SR 309 to SR 13, and two lanes of traffic eastbound, from SR 13 to just east of 5th Avenue.
  • The traffic along U.S. 30 eastbound will only have access to Trimble Road and SR 13. The ramps will be closed to SR 39, SR 545, and 5th Avenue, and will not reopen until mid-September 2022.
  • The project will be in this traffic pattern until mid-September 2022.
  • The U.S. 30 eastbound exit ramp to SR 39 is closed. The detour route will be to continue eastbound on U.S. 30 to the SR 13 exit, turn right onto Longview Avenue west to SR 13 north, take the SR 13 entrance ramp to U.S. 30 west, and continue west on U.S. 30 to the exit ramp to SR 39. Estimated reopening: September 2022
  • The SR 39 entrance ramp to U.S. 30 eastbound is closed. The detour route will be to continue on SR 39 north to the SR 39 entrance ramp to U.S. 30 west, travel west on U.S. 30 to the Trimble Road exit, turn left on Trimble Road and re-enter onto the Trimble Road entrance ramp to U.S. 30 east. Estimated completion: September 2022
  • The U.S. 30 eastbound exit ramp to 5th Avenue is closed. The detour route will be to continue eastbound on U.S. 30 to the Reed Road exit, turn left on Reed Road, travel north on Reed Road to the entrance ramp to U.S. 30 west, travel west on U.S. 30 to the 5th Avenue exit ramp. Estimated completion: September 2022
  • The 5th Avenue entrance ramp to U.S. 30 east is closed. The detour route will be to continue north on 5th Avenue to the U.S. 30 westbound entrance ramp, travel on U.S. 30 west to the SR 13 exit, turn left on SR 13 to Longview Avenue, and take the Longview Avenue east entrance ramp to U.S. 30 eastbound. Estimated completion: September 2022
  • Both eastbound and westbound traffic will be separated by portable concrete barrier throughout the length of the project. Lane widths will be 11’ throughout the work zone.

Estimated completion of entire project: May 2023

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