Intersection 71 lane closures at the Wilmington Road bridge scheduled

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I-71 lane closures at Wilmington Road Bridge scheduled

Warren County (Wednesday, May 2, 2018) - Bridge work requires various nightly lane closures on north and south Interstate 71 at the Wilmington Road Bridge (approximately mile marker 37) beginning Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. through Tuesday, May 8 at 6 a.m.   

The work will require short-term full closures (15 minutes) between midnight and 5 a.m.

The Wilmington Road Bridge is reduced to one lane of two-way traffic until mid-September. Currently the north side of the bridge, carrying westbound traffic, is closed. Traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals.

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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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.