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September 19, 2018

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Several ODOT constructions project underway

Will impact local traffic

Several Ohio Department of Transportation construction projects impact local traffic in the next few weeks. Those follow:

• Interstate 75 southbound, north of state Route 613, Findlay, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for guardrail repair. Work is scheduled to occur on June 28. Work is being performed by the ODOT roadway services department and the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.

• State Route 698 over Interstate 75, between Rawson and Findlay, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for a bridge repair project. The project will resume July 2 and last approximately one week. Shoulder restrictions on Interstate 75 beneath the state Route 698 overpass are to be expected during the project. Work is being performed by Complete General Construction, Columbus.

• State Route 103 near the village of Jenera, between county Road 698 and township Road 59, will close June 25 for five days for replacement of three culverts. Traffic detoured onto state Route 235, U.S. 30 and U.S. 68 back to state Route 103. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.

• State Route 103 between county Road 9 and township Road 65, between the villages of Jenera and Arlington, closed May 23 for approximately 30 days for a culvert replacement. The highway is expected to reopen early in the week of June 25. Traffic is detoured onto U.S. 68, U.S. 30 and state Route 235 back to state Route 103. Work is being performed by Miller Contracting Group, Ottoville.

• Interstate 75 over Little Riley Creek, just north of Beaverdam, will be restricted to one lane at times for a bridge repair project. Shoulder restrictions are also possible during the project. A maximum width restriction of 12 feet is in place during the lane restrictions. Work will begin July 9 and last for approximately one month. Work is being performed by Complete General Construction, Columbus.

The following Interstate 75 ramps will be affected by pavement repair:

• Interstate 75 northbound exit ramp to state Route 696, Beaverdam, will remain open but will be restricted during pavement repair beginning late in the week of June 25. Work is expected to be completed within a week. Work is being performed by Shelly & Sands, Zanesville.

• Interstate 75 southbound entrance ramp from state Route 696, Beaverdam, has been rescheduled to close Friday, June 29, at 9 p.m. until Monday, July 2, at 6 a.m. Traffic detoured onto Interstate 75 northbound to Bentley Road back to Interstate 75 southbound. Work is being performed by Shelly & Sands, Zanesville.

• Interstate 75 southbound entrance ramp from Bluelick Road, Lima, will close June 25 for approximately seven days for a joint repair project. Traffic will be detoured onto Interstate 75 northbound to Napoleon Road back to Interstate 75 southbound. Work is being performed by Complete General Construction, Columbus.

• Interstate 75 southbound exit ramp to Bluelick Road, Lima, will close July 2 for one day for a bridge inspection. Traffic will be detoured onto Interstate 75 southbound, state Route 81 and Interstate 75 northbound back to Bluelick Road. Work is being performed by the ODOT roadway services department.

• Interstate 75 northbound between state Route 81 and Napoleon Road will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen County maintenance garage.