Interstate 71 lane and short-term full closures scheduled

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Interstate 71 lane and short-term full closures scheduled for Wilmington Road bridge work

Warren County (Tuesday, April 24, 2018) - Bridge work requires various lane and short-term full closures on north and south Interstate 71 at the Wilmington Road bridge (mile marker 36).

Various lane and short-term full closures on I-71 at the Wilmington Road bridge nightly from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day, Thursday, April 26 through Wednesday morning, May 2. 

Interstate traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers and two-way traffic will be maintained on the bridge.

Arrow boards and/or signs are in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and lane 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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The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.