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ODOT releases summer project list

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TOLEDO, OH (Press Release) - ODOT has released an explanation of projects that will affect northwest Ohio residents through the summer.

 

Lucas/Wood County

1. Interstate 75/475: Interchange Upgrade *UPDATE*
Lucas County (281-10):
 Upgrade the I-75/I-475 interchange, widen I-475 from Rushland Avenue to I-75 and construct a new interchange at ProMedica Parkway.
INTERSTATE RESTRICTIONS
Through 2012, the right lane in both directions of I-475, between Monroe Street and I-75, is restricted. Additional lane restrictions are possible, overnight from 7pm to 6am, on I-475 in both directions from Rushland Avenue to I-75 and on I-75 in both directions from Detroit Avenue to Berdan Avenue.


RAMP RESTRICTIONS 

  • Through July, the ramp from westbound I-475 to Douglas Road is closed. Detour: Secor Road (Exit 17); Monroe Street.
  • Through August, the ramp from Douglas Road to eastbound I-475 is closed.  Detour: Monroe Street; Secor Road; I-475.
  • Through 2013, the ramp from Monroe Street to eastbound I-475 is closed. Detour: Secor Road; eastbound I-475.
  • Through 2013, the ramp from North Cove Boulevard to westbound I-475 is closed. Detour: Central Avenue; Upton Avenue; westbound I-475.
  • The ramp from Upton/Kelley Avenue to eastbound I-475 is permanently closed. Detour: Central Avenue; Jeep Parkway; I-75. The ramp from ProMedica Parkway to eastbound I-475 is scheduled to open by fall 2012.
  • Through 2013, the ramp from eastbound I-475 to Jeep Parkway is closed. Detour: northbound I-75; Berdan Avenue (Exit 205B); Jeep Parkway.

CITY STREET TRAFFIC

  • Through 2013, Upton Avenue, between Georgia Avenue and Central Avenue and Central Avenue, between Upton Avenue and Jackman Road are reduced to one lane in each direction. 
  • Through September, westbound Central Avenue, between Upton Avenue and Monroe Street is reduced to one lane. 
  • Through 2013, Sherbrooke Road, between Groveland Road and Marlow Road, is closed. Detour: Monroe Street; Douglas Road; Berdan Avenue.
  • Through 2012, Giant Street, between Upton Avenue and Bigelow Street, is closed for sewer relocation. Suggested alternate route: Jackman Road.


Project complete: Fall 2013. All work is weather permitting.

2. Interstate 75:  Resurfacing & Slope Repair
Wood County (590-11):
 Though September, expect lane and ramp restrictions in both directions of I-75, between South Avenue and I-75/475 split in Perrysburg.  I-75 may be reduced to one lane overnight from 8pm until 6am.  Project complete: September.  All work is weather permitting.    

3. Interstate 475: Maumee River Bridge
Lucas & Wood Counties (90-11):
 Through July, both directions of I-475, between SR 65 and U.S. 24, are reduced to one lane for bridge work. Through July, the ramps from eastbound and westbound US 24 to southbound I-475 are closed.  Detour: northbound I-475; Salisbury Road/Dussel Drive (Exit 6).  Project complete: November.  All work is weather permitting.

4. Interstate 280: Bridge Painting
Wood County (613-11): Through August, I-280 in both directions, between Woodville Road and SR 795, is reduced to one lane for bridge painting.  Project complete: August.  All work is weather permitting.

5. U.S. Route: 24: Barrier Wall Installation
Lucas County (213-12):
  Through August, both directions of US 24, between Fallen Timbers Lane and Monclova Road, is reduced to one lane for barrier wall installation.  Project Complete: September. All work is weather permitting.

6. U.S. Route 24: New Highway Construction

Lucas & Henry Counties (8015-09 & 201-09): Construction of a newly aligned four-lane divided highway from U.S. 24 Waterville to Napoleon. Motorists may encounter construction vehicles working near the new alignment throughout the project. Through September, U.S. 24, between Dutch Road and Fallen Timbers Lane, is reduced to one lane in both directions.   Through September, US 24, between Henry TR-10 and SR 424 will be reduced to one lane in both directions for tie-in work.

The following roads are closed for overpass construction:

  • Through summer, Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road, between Box Road and U.S. 24. Detour: Neowash Road; Jeffers Road; U.S. 24.
  • Through summer, Patton Road, between Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road and Manore Road. Detour: U.S. 24; Jeffers Road.
  • Through July, TR 10 at U.S. 24. Detour for SR 424 to eastbound U.S. 24: southbound U.S. 6; eastbound SR 110; northbound SR 109; U.S. 24. Detour for westbound U.S. 24 to TR 10/SR 424: Westbound U.S. 24; westbound U.S. 6/24; Industrial Drive (Exit #41); eastbound U.S. 6/24 to the SR 424 interchange. 

The entire new U.S. 24 alignment, from Waterville to Napoleon, is scheduled to open to traffic in September 2012.  Project complete: May 2013. All work is weather permitting.

7.  State Route 18: New Highway Construction
Wood County (199-12):
  Dewyville Road, between Mitchell Rd and North Baltimore Road and Hough Road, between Belmore Road and SR 18 are permanently closed for drainage repair in preparation for construction of the new alignment. Local access will be maintained.  Project complete: December.  All work is weather permitting. 

8. State Route 25: BG N. Main Street Widening Project
Wood County (136-11):
Through summer, N. Main Street (SR 25), between Dill Street and Newton Road, is reduced to one lane in both directions with a designated center left-turn lane for utility work. Through summer of 2012, intermittent lane restrictions are possible in both directions of N. Main Street (SR 25) at Poe Road, for intersection work.

Through July, westbound Poe Road, from Prospect Street to Main Street is closed.  Detour: North College Drive; Newton Road; Fairview Avenue.   Eastbound traffic will be maintained.

Through July, both directions of Poe Road from Main Street to Grove Street will be closed for utility and intersection work.  Detour: North College Drive; Newton Road; Fairview Avenue.

Access to all businesses will be maintained. Project complete: August 2013. All work is weather permitting.

9. U.S. Route 20A: Bridge Deck Replacement *NEW PROJECT*
Lucas County (37-12):
  Effective Monday, June 11, through Monday, June 18, intermittent lane restrictions are possible on US 20A, between Briarfield Boulevard and Spartan Drive for bridge repair. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.  Nighttime lane restrictions are also possible on I-475 between U.S. 24 and Salisbury Road. 

Effective Monday, June 18, through September, U.S. 20A, between Briarfield Boulevard and Spartan Drive will be closed for bridge replacement.  Detour: Airport Hwy (SR 2); Reynolds Rd (US 20). .  Nighttime lane restrictions will be possible on I-475 between U.S. 24 and Salisbury Road.  Project complete: September.  All work is weather permitting.

10. State Route 795: Resurfacing & Bridge Work *CLOSURE STARTS TUESDAY*
Wood County (637-11):
 Effective Tuesday, June 12, through Friday, June 29, SR 795 between Fostoria Road and Pemberville Road will be closed for bridge repair.  Detour: I-280; SR 51.  Project complete: September.  All work is weather permitting. 
11. State Route 795: Resurfacing
Wood County (638-11):
  Though August, expect lane restrictions in both directions of SR 795, between I-75 and I-280 for resurfacing.  Project complete: August.  All work is weather permitting.   
12. State Route 281: Resurfacing & Bridge Work

Wood County (637-11):  Through June, intermittent lane restrictions are possible on SR 281, between SR 199 and US 6, for resurfacing. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Project complete: September.  All work is weather permitting. 

13. U.S. Route 20: Signal Upgrade *NEW PROJECT*

Wood County (94-12): Effective Wednesday, June 13, through July, intermittent lane restrictions are possible on U.S. 20 at Simmons Road for traffic signal upgrade.  Additional signal work will be announced.  Project Complete: August.  All work is weather permitting.

14. SR 281: Resurfacing and Bridge Work *UDPATE*

Wood County (189-12): Effective Monday, June 11, through August, SR 281 between Henry-Wood County Line Road and SR 235 will be reduced to one lane for pavement resurfacing. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Project Complete: October. All work is weather permitting.

Fulton/Henry/Williams County

15. U.S. Route 20: Resurfacing
Williams County (188-12): Through July, intermittent lane restrictions are possible on US 20 between SR 576 and US 20A for resurfacing. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.  Project complete: July.  All work is weather permitting.

16. State Route 34 & 49: Resurfacing
Williams County (48-12): Through October, intermittent lane restrictions are possible on SR 34 between the Ohio/Indiana border and SR 49 and on SR 34 east and west of Bryan for resurfacing.  Additionally at this time, lane restrictions are possible on SR 49, from SR 34 to US 20.  Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.  Project complete: October.  All work is weather permitting. 

17. State Route 49: Bridge Replacement
Williams County (115-12): 
Through August, SR 49, between Stadium Drive and CR D will be closed for bridge replacement.  Detour: SR 49; SR 34; SR 576; SR 249.  Additionally, at this time, CR-C60 at SR-49 will be closed. Local access will be maintained.  All work is weather permitting.

18. State Route 2: Resurfacing
Fulton County (126-12): Intermittent lane restrictions on SR 2, from CR E near Archbold to the Fulton/Williams County border have been postponed until further notice.   Project complete: November.  All work is weather permitting.

19. State Route 120: Resurfacing & Bridge Maintenance
Fulton County (522-11): Through June, SR 120, between CR 10 and SR 109, is closed for bridge repair.  Detour: SR 109; US 20; CR 10-3.  Resurfacing work on SR 120 from the Village of Lyons to CR 7 will occur following the closure.  Project complete: September.  All work is weather permitting.

20. State Route 18: Railroad Repair *CLOSURE STARTS MONDAY*
Henry County: Effective Monday, June 11, through Wednesday, June 13, SR 18, between County Road Y and SR 108, in Henry County will be closed.  Detour: SR 281; SR 108.  All work is weather permitting. 

21. State Route 65: Culvert Repair & Resurfacing *CLOSURE STARTS TUESDAY*
Henry County (129-12):
Effective Tuesday, June 12 through July, SR 65 at Coldwater Road in McClure will be closed for culvert repair.  Detour: US 6: SR109: SR 281.  Resurfacing work on SR 65 will be announced.  Project complete: November 2012.  All work is weather permitting.

22. State Route 66: Resurfacing & Culvert Replacement *NEW PROJECT*
Henry County (126-12):  Effective Friday, June 15 through August, SR 66, from US 6 to CR W, will be closed for culvert replacement.  Detour: SR 34; SR 191; SR 2.  SR 34 at SR 66 will remain open to through traffic.  All work is weather permitting.

23. State Route 424: Culvert Replacement & Resurfacing *UPDATE*

Henry County (591-11):  Through September, lane restrictions are possible on SR 424, between SR 108 and SR 281 for resurfacing.  Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Project complete: September 2012. All work is weather permitting.

24. Hallett Avenue: Railroad Grade Separation

Fulton & Lucas Counties (1069-10): Through November, Hallett Avenue, between Church Street and Garfield Avenue, is closed for construction of the overpass. Detour: Airport Highway; SR 64; Shaffer Road (CR J). Project complete: Summer 2013. All work is weather permitting.

Ottawa/Sandusky/Seneca County

25. U.S. Route 20: Pavement Rehabilitation
Sandusky (3003-11): Through November, lane restrictions are possible on US 20 between CR 32 and State Street in Fremont for pavement rehabilitation.  Project complete: December.  All work is weather permitting. 

26. State Route 53/163: Intersection Upgrade and Resurfacing
Ottawa County (278-11):
  Through June, intermittent lane restrictions are possible at the intersection of SR 53 and SR 163 for intersection upgrade.  Access to businesses will be maintained.  Project complete: June.  All work is weather permitting.

District Wide

27. Various Routes: Guardrail Maintenance

District Wide (496-11): Through December, nightly from 8pm to 6am, intermittent lane restrictions are possible district wide for guardrail maintenance. Project complete: December. All work is weather permitting.

28. Various Routes: Electrical Maintenance

District Wide (572-11): Through December, nightly from 8pm to 6am, intermittent lane restrictions are possible district wide for electrical maintenance. Project complete: December. All work is weather permitting.

29. Various Routes: Sign Replacement
District Wide (511-11):
Through December, intermittent lane and shoulder restrictions are possible district wide for sign replacement.  Project complete: December. All work is weather permitting. 

30. Various Routes: Pavement Marking *UPDATE*

District Wide (640-11): Through July, intermittent lane restrictions are possible district wide for pavement marking.  Overnight moving restrictions are possible along various interstate routes in Wood and Lucas counties.  Project complete: July. All work is weather permitting.

Up-to-the-minute road conditions are always available by logging onto www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.

For more information contact:
The District Two Public Information Office at (419) 373-4428
or email D02.PIO@dot.state.oh.us