Project Information

Interstate 71 lane and ramp closures scheduled

Warren County (Friday, May 16, 2014) – Pavement work will require the following lane and ramp closures on Interstate 71:

Various lane closures will be in place on northbound I-71 at the Fields-Ertel Road exit beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 17; all lanes will reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. Sunday, May 18.

The ramp from northbound I-71 to State Route 48 will be closed from 11 p.m. Monday, May 19 to 5 a.m. the following day. The right lane of northbound I-71 at SR 48 will also be closed during this time.

Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone.

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.

Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.5 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.