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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning July 3

2 Jul , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse, ODOT

It will likely come as no surprise, but there are a particularly large number of new developments in the coming week concerning road work taking place in north central Ohio.

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 July 3. All outlined work is weather permitting.

All the best for safe travels throughout 2022!

ASHLAND

U.S. Route 30 Reduced Conflict U-Turn – U.S. 30, just west of Township Road 1255, will have single lane closures for intersection improvements by installing a reduced conflict U-turn. The U-turn configurations are now in operation. SR 603 southbound and northbound are open to traffic. Motorists will have a right-in and right-out turn movement from SR 603 to U.S. 30. There will be NO left-hand turn movements and the median is closed to traffic. U.S. 30 eastbound and westbound will have daytime lane closures as needed to complete work. A minimum of one 12-foot lane in each direction will be maintained. Estimated completion of entire project: August 2022


U.S. Route 250 intersection improvements – U.S. 250 at the SR 89 intersection will have lane closures for an intersection improvement project. The project will improve the intersection sight distance by lowering a crest vertical curve to the west of the intersection and widen the radii at the intersection to better accommodate truck turns.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • U.S. 250 at the SR 89 intersection, between Township Road 523 and Township Road 355, is closed for reconstruction work at the intersection. The detour route for eastbound traffic on U.S. 250 will be I-71 south to U.S. 30 east back to U.S. 250. The detour route for westbound traffic on U.S. 250 will be U.S. 30 west to SR 60 north to U.S. 42 north back to U.S. 250.
  • One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times on SR 89. Traffic from SR 89, northbound and southbound, will be able to cross over U.S. 250. Traffic is maintained with portable traffic signals.

Estimated completion: September 2022


U.S. Route 250 roundabout – U.S. 250, at the SR 60/Faultless Drive intersection, will have lane closures for a roundabout project. This project will convert a two-way stop-controlled intersection into a single-lane roundabout. The slip ramp for U.S. 250 north is closed per project plans. There will be no detour. Estimated completion: September 2022


CRAWFORD

U.S. Route 30 resurfacing – U.S. 30 eastbound and westbound, from SR 602 to just east of SR 61, will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Estimated completion: September 2022


U.S. Route 30 bridge painting – U.S. 30 eastbound and westbound, just west of the U.S. 30/SR 61 interchange, will have lane closures for a bridge painting project at the structure over the railroad tracks. Estimated completion: September 2022


State Route 598 minor widening – State Route 598 in the city of Galion, from Carter Drive to Brandt Road, will have lane closures for temporary pavement and drainage work.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • Crews continue permanent widening of the east side of the roadway. Traffic will be shifted to the west side of the roadway and two lanes of traffic will be maintained.
  • Traffic on Brandt Road at the intersection with SR 589 will be maintained on the north side of the roadway.
  • Traffic will be maintained in 11’ lanes.

Estimated completion of entire project: October 2022


State Route 98 chip seal – NEW IMPACTS – State Route 98, from Dickson Road to SR 61, will have single lane closures for a chip seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Estimated completion: July 2022


State Route 602 major reconstruction – State Route 602, between County Route 330 (Old Lincoln Highway) and SR 96, is closed for 60 days for full-depth pavement reclamation project. One-way local traffic will be maintained. The detour route for southbound traffic will be SR 602 to SR 96, west on SR 96 to SR 98, south on SR 98 to U.S. 30, east on U.S. 30 to SR 602, and reverse for northbound motorists. Estimated reopening: Friday, August 5, 2022 (Estimated completion of entire project: October 2022)


RICHLAND

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 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


State Route 39 city of Shelby streetscape project – SR 39, SR 96, and SR 61 are a part of the sidewalk installation and streetscape improvements in the city of Shelby.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • SR 39/96 (Main Street), at the SR 39 (Mansfield Avenue/Broadway Street) intersection, is closed for 60 days. Crews will be installing sidewalks and crosswalks, completing signal improvements, completing streetscape items and drainage system improvements at the intersection. The detour route for eastbound motorists will be SR 61 south to Mickey Road, east on Mickey Road to SR 39, south on SR 39 to U.S. 30, east on U.S. 30 to SR 13, north on SR 13 to SR 96, and reverse for westbound motorists. Estimated completion: Friday, August 5, 2022
  • SR 39 (Mansfield Avenue/Broadway Street) will be reduced to one lane of traffic at the SR 96 (Main Street) intersection and will have two-way traffic maintained by a portable traffic signal during the 60 day closure.
  • SR 39/96 (Main Street) will be reduced to one lane of traffic at the SR 61 intersection and will have two-way traffic maintained by a portable traffic signal during the 60-day closure.

Estimated completion for entire project: November 2022


I-71 bridge painting – I-71 northbound and southbound at the structures over the Rocky Fork River, just north of the I-71/SR 39 interchange, will have lane closures for bridge painting and other various structure repairs. Estimated completion: September 2022


State Route 98 chip seal – NEW IMPACTS – State Route 98, from Dickson Road to SR 61, will have single lane closures for a chip seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Estimated completion: July 2022

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