By 1812Blockhouse; Ohio Department of Transportation
ODOT District 3 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 on August 22.
U.S. Route 30 resurfacing – U.S. 30, from SR 603 to SR 511, will have lane closures in each direction for a resurfacing project. Estimated completion: August 2021
U.S. 30 Reduced Conflict U-Turn – U.S. 30, between Township Road 405 and County Road 175, will have single lane closures for intersection improvements. Construction work will improve the intersection of U.S. 30 and SR 89 by installing a reduced conflict U-turn (RCUT).
Estimated completion: October 2021
U.S. Route 42 culvert replacement – U.S. 42 in Jackson Township, between SR 604 and Township Road 251, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is U.S. 42 to SR 604, east on SR 604 to SR 301, north on SR 301 to U.S. 42, and reverse for southbound motorists. Estimated completion: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
State Route 60 culvert replacement – State Route 60, between Baseline Road and U.S. 250, will close Monday, August 23 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for southbound motorists will be SR 60 to U.S. 224, west on U.S. 224 to U.S. 250, south on U.S. 250 to SR 60, and reverse for northbound motorists. Estimated completion: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
State Route 302 bridge replacement – State Route 302 over Orange Creek, just east of Township Road 851, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route for westbound motorists will be SR 302 to SR 58, south on SR 58 to SR 511, north on SR 511 to SR 302, and reverse for eastbound motorists. Estimated completion: August 2021
State Route 302 culvert replacement – State Route 302, between County Road 175 and Township Road 63, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for eastbound motorists will be SR 302 to U.S. 42, north on U.S. 42 to SR 604, east on SR 604 to SR 539, south on SR 539 to SR 302, and reverse for westbound motorists. Estimated completion: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
State Route 100 bridge repairs – State Route 100, where SR 100 overlaps with SR 103 between Knauss Road and Miller Road, will close Monday, August 23 for 75 days for a bridge repair project. The posted detour routes are as follows:
Estimated completion: Thursday, November 4, 2021
State Route 13 northbound exit ramp closure – The State Route 13 northbound exit ramp to Cook Road is closed for installation of sidewalks and guardrails along Cook Road. The detour route for northbound motorists on SR 13, traveling to Cook Road, will be SR 13 to Straub Road, west on Straub Road to S. Main Street, then north on S. Main Street to Cook Road. Estimated completion: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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.
Estimated completion of entire project: May 2023
U.S. Route 30 interchange improvements – U.S. 30 eastbound, at the entrance ramp to I-71 northbound, will have single lane closures for interchange improvements. Crews will be constructing a full-length eastbound deceleration lane at the entrance ramp.
Estimated completion: September 2021
U.S. Route 42 resurfacing – U.S. 42, from Park Avenue East to Indiana Avenue, will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Crews will be performing catch basin reconstruction work along various locations within the project limits. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Estimated completion: September 2021
State Route 309 resurfacing – State Route 309, from just north of SR 430 to N. Home Road, will have lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained in 11’ lanes. Estimated completion of entire project: October 2021
State Route 603 consecutive culvert replacements – State Route 603, between Lucas Perrysville Road and Pleasant Valley Road, is closed for three consecutive culvert replacements.
The location of each culvert is as follows: 1) between Welty Road and Schrack Road for approximately one week; and 2) between Hunter Road and Pleasant Valley Road for approximately one week. The detour route for southbound motorists will be SR 603 to SR 39, east/southeast on SR 39 to SR 95, west on SR 95 to SR 603, and reverse for northbound motorists. Estimated completion: Friday, August 27, 2021