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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning November 28

28 Nov , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

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 November 28.


State Route 603 tree cutting – State Route 603, just north of U.S. 30, will close Monday, November 29 for a tree cutting operation. The detour route for northbound motorists will be SR 603 to U.S. 30, west on U.S. 30 to U.S. 42, north on U.S. 42 to SR 603, and reverse for southbound motorists. Estimated completion: Friday, December 3, 2021


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: October 2022


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.


  • There will be periodic lane closures during daytime hours throughout the winter months, as needed. Traffic will be impacted, and motorists should expect some minor delays.


  • Eastbound and westbound traffic is currently in two lanes the entire length of the project. All ramps will be open in both directions apart from the following:
    • Access to U.S. 30 eastbound, from Longview Avenue east, will not be permitted for trucks over the winter. Trucks will be required to follow the posted truck detour: Longview Avenue to SR 13 northbound to U.S. 30 westbound to SR 39 southbound to U.S. 30 eastbound.

Estimated completion of entire project: May 2023

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