|ODOT provides local road report|
|Friday, June 21, 2013 11:53 PM|
The following is a weekly report concerning construction and maintenance work on state highways within the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1, which includes the counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot.
Interstate 75 Reconstruction Project
For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County and the safety upgrade of Ohio 117/309 on Lima’s east side, please visit: www.odotlima75.org
Interstate 75 between Fourth Street and Ohio 81 in Lima will have occasional nighttime lane restrictions during reconstruction of the existing lanes of pavement, replacement of mainline bridges and reconstruction of the interchanges. Work began in March 2013 and will continue through fall of 2015. Traffic is maintained two lanes in each direction the majority of the time. Lane restrictions generally occur from 7 p.m. until 10 a.m. the following morning. All ramp entrance and exits are currently available.
Ohio 117/309 is one lane in each direction in the eastbound lanes from just west of the Interchange with Interstate 75 to Belmont Avenue (Kmart) during a safety upgrade project which will reconstruct areas of the pavement and install a raised curb median in the center of the roadway. A two-way, left-turn lane begins at Saratoga Avenue. Traffic will remain in this pattern until mid to late summer to allow for work at the interchange at Interstate 75 and on the north side of Ohio 117/309.
Ohio 81 from just west of Stewart Road to just west of Neubrecht Road east of Lima is one lane in each direction in the existing eastbound lanes for pavement reconstruction. All ramp movements are currently maintained at the interchange with Interstate 75.
Interstate 75 at the Bluelick Road southbound entrance and exit ramps will be closed June 26 for bridge inspection. Work is being performed by the ODOT bridge inspectors and the ODOT guardrail department. Traffic detours are as follows:
-Southbound entrance ramp: continue east on Bluelick Road to the I-75 northbound Entrance to I-75 and exit to I-75 northbound. Continue northbound on I-75 to the I-75/Napoleon Road interchange. Exit I-75 northbound and re-enter IR75 southbound.
-Southbound exit ramp: continue south on I-75 to the I-75/SR81 interchange. Exit I-75 southbound at the SR81 interchange and re-enter I-75 northbound. Continue northbound on I-75 back to the I-75/Bluelick Road interchange.
Ohio 309 between Delphos and Elida will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair and removal of pavement reflectors.
Ohio 117 between Spencerville and Lima will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair and removal of pavement reflectors.
Ohio 189 over Sugar Creek in Vaughnsville for a bridge deck replacement. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 190, U.S. 224 and Ohio 115 back to Ohio 189.
Ohio 12 in Columbus Grove closed March 15 for 90 days for a sewer replacement. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 65 and Sycamore Street back to Ohio 12.
Ohio 634 between U.S. 224 and Ohio 14 will close Monday for culvert replacements. Traffic is detoured onto Ohio 224 to Ohio 66, to Ohio 114 back to Ohio 634.
Ohio 108 just south of Ohio 613 closed June 17 for 10 days for embankment repair. Traffic is detoured from Ohio 108 to Ohio 15 to Ohio 613 back to Ohio 108.
Van Wert County
U.S. 30 between Middle Point and Van Wert will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair.
Ohio 49 just south of Willshire will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair.
U.S. 33 in Willshire will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair.