Area road closings, delays announced

Pair of new projects begin in Huron County and one in Erie County.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jun 8, 2014

Here is the ODOT district 3 construction report for the week of June 9:

ASHLAND COUNTY
State Route 58
SR 58, between Township Road 673 and County Road 601, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 58 to State Route 302; east on SR 302 to State Route 89; north on SR 89 to SR 58; and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen June 30, 2014.

State Route 603
SR 603, from Franklin Church Road in Richland County to the State Route 39, is restricted to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers at all times. The project is expected to be complete on August 31, 2014.

·         SR 603 is reduced to one lane of traffic just north of the Ashland railway tracks in Milton Township for bridge repairs. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with a temporary traffic signal.

CRAWFORD COUNTY
State Route 61/State Route 309
SR 61/SR 309 (Portland Way South) from Harding Way to Grove Avenue in the City of Galion is closed for southbound traffic as part of the rehabilitation and widening project. Northbound traffic is reduced to a one-way street. Traffic use Harding Way, State Route 18 and State Route 288 as alternate routes. The project is expected to be complete in November 2014.

ERIE COUNTY
State Route 13
SR 13, between US Route 250 and the City of Huron, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic is maintained with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in August 2014. 

State Route 99
SR 99, between State Route 4 and State Route 113, is closed for a culvert replacement and structure repair work prior to a resurfacing project. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 99 to SR 4, south on SR 4 to SR 113, east on SR 113 to SR 99, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on June 13, 2014.

US Route 250 - ***UPDATE***
US 250, at its intersection with Strub Road in Perkins Township, has intermittent lane closures for work as part of an intersection improvement project. Two lanes of traffic are maintained at all times in each direction on US 250. The project is expected to be complete in November 2014.

·         On Monday, June 9, the southwestern approach of Strub Road will be closed for relocation as part of the intersection improvement project. Access to businesses along Strub Road will be maintained at all times; however, customers will need to access from Columbus Avenue. No through traffic will be permitted. The road will be closed through mid-July 2014.

HURON COUNTY
State Route 99 - ***NEW***
SR 99, just south of Horn Road in Peru Township, will close Monday, June 9 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 99 to US Route 20, east on US 20 to State Route 61, south on SR 61 to State Route 162, west on SR 162 to SR 99, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on June 13, 2014.

State Route 162
SR 162, from US Route 250 to the Lorain County line (excluding the portion within the village of New London), has intermittent lane closures for pavement repair work as part of an upcoming chip seal project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in July 2014.

US Route 250
US 250, at its overlap with State Route 162 in Fitchville Township, is closed for a bridge replacement project over the Vermilion River. Detours for US 250 and SR 162 are posted. Due to weather delays, the road is expected to reopen in late June 2014.

US Route 250 - ***NEW***
US 250, from Lais Road to South Norwalk Road in the City of Norwalk, will be restricted to one lane of traffic in each direction as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. Motorists should expect delays and allow for extra time as they travel this area during the construction of this project, and are encouraged to find alternative routes around the project if possible. The project is expected to be complete at the end of August 2014.

LORAIN COUNTY
State Route 58
SR 58, just south of New London Eastern Road, is closed for the replacement of two culverts. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 58 to US Route 224, west on US 224 to State Route 511, north on SR 511 to State Route 18, east on SR 18 to SR 58, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on June 13, 2014.

State Route 58
SR 58, one-quarter-mile north of Russia Road (CR 57), is reduced to one lane of traffic for bridge repair work as part of an upcoming resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with a temporary traffic signal through July 5, 2014.

State Route 58 - ***UPDATE***
SR 58, one-quarter-mile north of State Route 113, is reduced to one narrowed lane of traffic in each direction as part of a culvert replacement project. Traffic will be shifted to the west side of SR 58 for approximately two weeks for the first phase of the project. The second phase will shift traffic to the east side of SR 58. The project is expected to be complete on June 16, 2014.

Interstate 90 & State Route 611
I-90, at its interchange with SR 611 (mile marker 151) in the City of Avon, is restricted to two narrowed lanes of traffic in each direction as part of a bridge rehabilitation project. SR 611 is also restricted to one lane of traffic in each direction. Motorists should expect delays and allow for extra time as they travel this area during the construction of this project, and are encouraged to find alternative routes around the project if possible. The project is scheduled to be complete in June 2015.

State Route 162
SR 162, between the Huron County line and the Medina County line, has intermittent lane closures as part of an upcoming chip seal project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in July 2014.

State Route 303
SR 303, one-quarter-mile east of Nickel Plate Diagonal Road in Lagrange Township, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route eastbound motorists is SR 303 to State Route 58, south on SR 58 to State Route 18, east on SR 18 to State Route 301, north on SR 301 to SR 303, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen by June 30, 2014.

MEDINA COUNTY
State Route 3
SR 3, one-half-mile north of State Route 606 in Hinckley Township, is closed as part of a slide repair and culvert replacement project. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 3 to SR 606, northeast on SR 606 to State Route 303, west on SR 303, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen at the end of August 2014.

Interstate 76
I-76, from State Route 57 to the Summit County line, has single lane restrictions for final paving work and cable rail installation within the median as part of the I-76 rehabilitation project. Motorists are advised to use caution in this area and watch for slower moving traffic as it merges in to the open lane. The project will be complete in July 2014.

State Route 162
SR 162, between the Lorain County line and the village of Spencer, has intermittent lane closures for pavement repair work. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in July 2014.

State Route 303
SR 303, between West 130th Street and the Summit County line, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers at all times.  The project is expected to be complete in mid-August 2014.

Remsen Road
Remsen Rd, at its bridge over Interstate 71, is closed for a bridge rehabilitation project. Motorists are encouraged to use Weymouth Road, Ledge Road and Ridge Road as alternates around the closure. The road is expected to be closed through mid-September, 2014.

Sleepy Hollow Road
Sleepy Hollow Road, at its bridge over Interstate 71 in Brunswick Township, is closed for a bridge rehabilitation project. Motorists are encouraged to use US Route 42, State Route 303 and County Road 17 around the closure. The road is expected to be closed through October, 2014.

RICHLAND COUNTY
US Route 42
US 42, one-quarter-mile south of Kings Corners Road in Troy Township, is restricted to one lane of traffic as part of a bridge replacement project. One lane of two-way traffic is being maintained with a temporary traffic signal through August 2014.

State Route 95 - ***NEW***
SR 95, 0.3 mile south of Armstrong Road in Worthington Township, will close Monday, June 9 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for eastbound motorists is SR 95 to State Route 13, north on SR 13 to State Route 97, east on SR 97 to SR 95, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on June 13, 2014.

State Route 181
SR 181, between the eastern corporation limit of Crestline to State Route 309, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of an upcoming chip seal project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in July 2014.

State Route 430
SR 430 (Park Avenue East), from North Street to the Interstate 71 overpass, is restricted to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers at all times. The project is expected to be complete on July 31, 2014.

State Route 603
SR 603, from Franklin Church Road to the State Route 39 in Ashland County, is restricted to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers at all times. The project is expected to be complete on August 31, 2014.

WAYNE COUNTY
State Route 94
SR 94, from Fox Lake Road to US Route 30A, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete September 2014.

State Route 226
SR 226 is reduced to one lane of two-way traffic for bridge repairs at various locations between the Holmes County line and Valley Road. The work is in preparation for an upcoming resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained with a temporary signal through early July 2014.

US Route 250/State Route 83 - ***UPDATE***
The US 250/SR 83 bypass, from the East Lincoln Way interchange to Dover Road, is reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction as part of a smooth seal pavement project. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. The project is expected to be complete in July 2014.

·         On Monday, June 9, both lanes of US 250 east/SR 83 southbound, from US Route 30 to the end of the four-lane section of the highway, will close for repairs to the ramps as part of a smooth seal pavement project. The detour route for motorists is US 250/SR 83 to US 30, west on US 30 to Madison Avenue, west on Madison Avenue to SR 83 south or US 250 east. The road is expected to reopen on June 11, 2014.

State Route 301
SR 301, one-quarter-mile north of State Route 604, is reduced to one lane of traffic for bridge repair work. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with a temporary traffic signal through early June 2014.

State Route 302
SR 302, between Henderson Road and Firestone Road, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for motorists is SR 302 to State Route 301, north on SR 301 to State Route 604, east on SR 604 to State Route 539, south on SR 539 to SR 302, and reverse for north westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on June 10, 2014.

State Route 604 - ***UPDATE***
SR 604, one-half-mile west of Overton Road in Congress Township, is closed as part of a slide repair project. The detour route for eastbound motorists is SR 604 to State Route 301, north on SR 301 to State Route 539, east on SR 539 to Interstate 71, north on I-71 to State Route 83, south on SR 83 to SR 604, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen in early August 2014.