REVISED - Wilmington Road bridge short-term closure and lane closures scheduled

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Wilmington Road bridge short-term closure and lane closures scheduled

Warren County (Monday, April 16, 2018) - Bridge work requires long-term lane closures on the Wilmington Road bridge over Interstate 71 (mile marker 37) beginning Friday, April 20.

The Wilmington Road bridge will be reduced to one lane of two-way traffic beginning Friday, April 20 for approximately 150 days, or until mid-September. The north side of the bridge, carrying westbound traffic, will be closed first. Traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals.

In addition, the Wilmington Road bridge will be closed for no more than 36 consecutive hours from 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21 to 6 a.m. Monday, April 23. West Wilmington Road traffic can use State Route 73 to I-71; east Wilmington Road traffic can use SR 123 to I-71.

Arrow boards and/or signs are in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone, lane and road restrictions. All work is contingent upon the weather.

To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.

For ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check


For more information contactBrian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, at (513) 933-6534. logo

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