HAMILTON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

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HAMILTON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

Through the week ending August 8, 2020: The following traffic advisory includes restrictions on the state highway system in Hamilton County. All work will be contingent upon the weather. For construction information and statewide information regarding road conditions, visit ODOT on the web at www.Ohgo.com.





I-71 Major Rehabilitation  - Widening to three lanes between S.R. 126 (Ronald Reagan Cross-County Highway) and S.R. 562 (Norwood Lateral), as well as bridge work at multiple structures and removing the Ridge Road exit and adding an exit to Kennedy Avenue on northbound I-71. Various lane restrictions will be in effect during nighttime hours for pavement work. The entire project is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021.  


I-71 North traffic will be shifted to the west (left) side of the interstate from just north of Red Bank Road to the Kenwood Road interchange, and the off-ramp from I-71 North to Stewart Road will be closed for up to 75 days. The closure is anticipated to go into effect August 2, and traffic will be detoured by way of Kenwood Road, Euclid Road and Stewart Road.




I-75/Thru the Valley Major Rehabilitation  - Addition of a fourth lane from Shepherd Lane to Glendale-Milford Road, as well as reconstructing the Shepherd Lane interchange and realigning Neumann Way. Various lane restrictions will be in effect through the construction zone, and currently the Shepherd Lane bridge over I-75 is closed for reconstruction. Northbound motorists to Lincoln Heights are being detoured by way of Glendale-Milford Road and I-75 south; southbound motorists are being routed via Lockland/Reading Road interchange and Galbraith Road. Construction is scheduled to be completed in the late fall of 2020 or early winter of 2021.

I-75/Mill Creek Expressway Major Rehabilitation  - Major rehabilitation project at the I-74/75 interchange to widen and resurface I-75 between Paddock Road and the Western Hills Viaduct and reconfigure the interchange. Construction also includes interchange improvements at Hopple Street, I-74, Mitchell Avenue, Norwood Lateral and Paddock Road. Various lane closures will be in effect through the construction zone. The project is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2022.

I-75 North/Kemper Road Bridge Rehabilitation - On I-75 at Kemper Road. Intermittent single and double-lane closures from the Sharon Road interchange through the overpass at Kemper Road during overnight hours on weekends as needed.


I-275 Bridge Rehabilitation and Resurfacing  - Between the Four Mile Road interchange to the south end of the Combs Hehl (Ohio River) Bridge in Kentucky. Various lane and ramp closures will be in effect through the construction zone. All work is anticipated to be completed by early fall of 2020.



U.S. 22/S.R. 126 Roundabout  - At the intersection of U.S. 22 (Montgomery Road) and S.R. 126 (Ronald Reagan Cross-County Highway) for the Montgomery Quarter Development project. Traffic is being maintained in a minimum of one lane on Montgomery Road; however, intermittent lane restrictions and closures may be in effect at the interchange ramps to and from Montgomery Road. The project is scheduled for completion in Summer 2021.

U.S. 22 Sidewalk - Along U.S. 22 in Sycamore Township, from its intersection with Dearwester Drive to just south of Pinehurst Lane. Traffic will be maintained throughout construction; however, short-term, intermittent lane restrictions may necessary. Construction is scheduled to be completed by mid-fall of 2020.

U.S. 50 Resurfacing - Between Homewood and Newtown roads in the community of Mariemont. Traffic will be maintained through the work zone, and construction is scheduled to be completed in Summer 2020.

S.R. 125 Resurfacing - Between Voll Street and the Clermont County line in Anderson Township. Traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one lane in each direction. All work is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2020.



C.R. 251 (Galbraith Road) Pavement Repair/Storm Sewer Improvement - At the intersection of Galbraith and Blue Ash roads. Traffic is being maintained through the work zone; however, Galbraith Road will be subject to closure, and traffic will be detoured using Blue Ash Road, Matson Avenue and Beech Avenue. A schedule to close Galbraith has yet to be determined. The project is scheduled for completion in Summer 2021.

S.R. 126 Cable Rail Installation - Installation of median cable barrier rail between I-75 and I-275. Nightly lane closures between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one in either direction during installation.

S.R. 562 & I-71 Catch Basin Repair - Work on S.R. 562 at the ramp to Ridge Avenue and on I-71 at the ramp from S.R. 562. Traffic will be maintained.

U.S. 50 Bridge Inspections - U.S. 50 West at the I-471 interchange ramp, Eggleston Avenue and Culvert Street bridges. Single-lane closure of U.S. 50 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, August 3-7. Traffic will be maintained.

Interstate Maintenance - Mowing, sweeping, berming, drainage work and cable barrier repair at various locations along I-71, I-74, I-75 and I-275 throughout the county. Single-lane closures will be in effect as needed, and traffic will be maintained by arrow boards.


For more information contact: 
Kathleen Fuller, 513-933-6517
Liz Lyons, 513-933-6534

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