By 1812Blockhouse, ODOT District 3

Weekly weekend reports from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation are now shared on 1812Blockhouse. This year, we’re calling this feature the “Orange Cone Alert.”

Each week, we will bring you news of construction projects in Richland, Ashland, and Crawford Counties, as well as updates on Interstate 71 projects in Morrow and Delaware Counties. All of the following work is weather dependent.

ASHLAND

U.S. Route 42 bridge repairs – U.S. 42 at the structure just south of Township Road 793 will have single lane closures for bridge repairs. Estimated completion: September 2023


State Route 89 culvert replacement – State Route 89, just south of County Road 1302, will close Monday, July 10 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists will be SR 89 to U.S. 250, west on U.S. 250 to U.S. 42, north on U.S. 42 to SR 89, and reverse for southbound motorists. Estimated completion: Friday, July 28, 2023


U.S. Route 250 bridge repairs – U.S. 250 at the structure just north of Township Road 1056 will have single lane closures for bridge repairs. Estimated completion: September 2023


CRAWFORD

State Route 61 resurfacing – State Route 61, between SR 97 and the village of Crestline corporation limits, will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Estimated completion: September 2023


State Route 96 resurfacing – State Route 96, between SR 98 and SR 602, is closed for 120 days for a full depth reclamation pavement project. One-way traffic will be maintained for locals only. The detour route for westbound motorists will be SR 96 to SR 602, south on SR 602 to CR 330 (Lincoln Hwy), west on CR 330 to U.S. 30, west on U.S. 30 to SR 98, north on SR 98 to SR 96, and reverse for eastbound motorists. Estimated completion: Tuesday, October 10, 2023

RICHLAND

U.S. Route 30 major rehabilitation – U.S. 30, from State Route 309 to just east of the 5th Avenue ramps, will have lane closures for a major rehabilitation project. Crews continue final striping, placing reflective pavement markings, finalization work on the side roads, and installing rumble strips on the U.S. 30. Traffic will be maintained by daily lane closures. Estimated completion of entire project: July 2023


U.S. Route 30 minor rehabilitation – U.S. 30, from the 5th Ave interchange ramps to just past the Ashland County Line, will have lane closures for pavement repairs. One lane of traffic with a minimum lane width of 12’ will be maintained in each direction at all times.

NEW IMPACTS

  • The U.S. 30 east exit ramp to Laver Road will close Monday, July 10 for two days for pavement repairs. The detour is to continue on U.S. 30 east to Reed Road, south on Reed Road to SR 430, and then west on SR 430 to Laver Road. Estimated ramp reopening: Tuesday, July 11, 2023
  • The entrance ramp from Laver Road to U.S. 30 east will close Monday, July 10 for two days for pavement repairs. The detour is to take SR 430 east to Reed Road north and use the Reed Road entrance ramp to U.S. 30 east. Estimated ramp reopening: Tuesday, July 11, 2023
  • The U.S. 30 west exit ramp to Laver Road will close Tuesday, July 11 for two days for pavement repairs. The detour is to continue on U.S. 30 west to U.S. 42, north on U.S. 42 to Crider Road, and east on Crider Road to Laver Road. Estimated ramp reopening: Wednesday, July 12, 2023
  • The Laver Road entrance ramp to U.S. 30 west will close Tuesday, July 11 for two days for pavement repairs. The detour is to take Crider Road west to U.S. 42 south and use the U.S. 42 entrance ramp to U.S. 30 west. Estimated ramp reopening: Wednesday, July 12, 2023

CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • The U.S. 30 east exit ramp to U.S. 42 north is closed for three days for pavement repairs. The detour route will be to continue east on U.S. 30, transition to U.S. 30 west at the Reed Road interchange, and follow U.S. 30 west back to the U.S. 42 interchange and exit at the U.S. 42 north ramp. Estimated ramp reopening: Friday, July 7, 2023
  • The U.S. 42 entrance ramp to U.S. 30 east is closed for three days for pavement repairs. The detour route will be to take U.S. 30 west and transition to U.S. 30 east at the 5th Avenue interchange.Estimated ramp reopening: Friday, July 7, 2023

Estimated completion of entire project: October 2023


U.S. Route 30 environmental mitigation – U.S. 30 west, between I-71 and SR 603, will have single lane closures for an environmental mitigation project. Project work includes excavation and embankment within the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. Traffic will be maintained by concrete barrier wall. Estimated completion: July 2023


U.S. Route 30 resurfacing – U.S. 30, from the Crawford County line to just west of Old Lincoln Way/W 4th Street, will have single lane closure for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained at all times using barrels. Estimated completion: September 2023


State Route 39 bridge replacement – State Route 39 in the city of Mansfield, between 6th Street and Surrey Road/Lafayette Ave, is closed for bridge demolition. The detour route for northbound motorists will be Diamond St/SR 13, SR 13 to U.S. 30 west, and take exit 129 for SR 39/Springmill St. The detour route for southbound motorists will be SR 39 south to U.S. 30 east, take exit 130 for Longview/SR 13/SR 545, turn right onto Longview Ave, and turn left on SR 13 which will lead drivers to SR 39. Estimated completion of bridge work: Friday, July 28, 2023 (Estimated completion of entire project: August 2023)


State Route 39 culvert replacement – State Route 39, between Township Road 1097 and Basore Road, will close Monday, July 17 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for eastbound motorists will be SR 39 to SR 603, south on SR 603 to SR 95, east on SR 95 to SR 39, and reverse for westbound motorists. Estimated completion: Friday, July 21, 2023


U.S. Route 42 resurfacing – U.S. 42, between Holloway/Eckert Road and Fox Road, will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Estimated completion: September 2023


State Route 430 culvert repairs – State Route 430 in downtown Mansfield, between Adams Street and N Glenn Avenue, will have intermittent single lane closures as needed for culvert repairs. The majority of the work will be performed underneath the roadway and will not have an impact to traffic. When large equipment is needed, traffic will be maintained with cones. Estimated completion: October 2023


State Route 545 bridge repairs – State Route 545 at the structure north of Franklin Church Road will have single lane closures for a bridge repair project. Estimated completion: September 2023


State Route 603 bridge repairs – State Route 603 at the structure north of Harlan Road will have single lane closures for a bridge repair project. Estimated completion: September 2023


State Route 603 culvert replacement – NEW IMPACTS – State Route 603, just south of SR 545, will close Monday, July 17 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for southbound motorists will be SR 603 to SR 545, south on SR 545 to U.S. 30, east on U.S. 30 to U.S. 42, north on U.S. 42 to SR 603, and reverse for northbound motorists. Estimated completion: Friday, July 28, 2023

I71

Interstate 71

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-71 northbound ramp to I-270 westbound on the south side will close overnight (8 p.m. – 6 a.m.) Thursday, July 6 and Friday July 7.
    • Detour: I-270 eastbound to Alum Creek Dr. to I-270 westbound.
  • The I-71 southbound ramp to I-270 westbound on the south side will close overnight (9 p.m. – 6 a.m.) Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8.
    • Detour: I-270 eastbound to Alum Creek Dr. to I-270 westbound.
  • The I-71 northbound ramp to I-270 westbound on the north side will close overnight (8 p.m. – 8 a.m.) Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15.
    • Detour: I-71 northbound to I-270 eastbound to Cleveland Ave. to I-270 westbound.
  • The I-71 southbound ramp to I-270 eastbound on the north side will close overnight (9 p.m. – 8 a.m.) Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15.
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to SR 161 to I-71 northbound to I-270 eastbound.
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