COLUMBUS –The Ohio Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to buckle up, drive sober and avoid distractions — especially this holiday weekend.
“The best defense for preventing crashes, injuries and fatalities is avoiding distracted driving, wearing your seat belt and not drinking and driving,” said ODOT Director Jerry Wray.
While construction work is suspended over the holiday, many permanent work zone restrictions remain in place. Below is a list of many of the notable highway construction projects that could impact your Thanksgiving holiday travel.
I-75, Allen County
I-75 between Fourth Street and SR 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. Traffic is maintained two lanes in each direction the majority of the time. Lane restrictions generally occur from 7 p.m.-10 a.m. the following morning.
SR 2, Ottawa County
SR 2 is reduced to one lane in each direction from SR 163 and SR 53. Additionally, the ramp from southbound SR 53 to westbound SR 2 is closed. Detour: SR 53, SR 163.
SR 101, Seneca County
SR 101 is closed for sewer work between East Perry St. and Maplewood St. in the city of Tiffin. Detour: SR 18, CR 13.