ODOT District 3 Weekly Construction Report

County-by-county report
Joe Centers
Aug 15, 2014

ODOT District 3 Weekly Construction Report
For the Week of August 18

ASHLAND COUNTY
US Route 42 & State Route 60 - ***NEW***
US 42, between US Route 250 and the village of West Salem, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a smooth seal pavement project. The project also includes SR 60 south of US Route 30. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in June 2015.

State Route 60
SR 60, one-quarter-mile north of County Road 1754, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 60 to US Route 30, west on US 30 to State Route 511, north on SR 511 to SR 60, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on August 25, 2014.

State Route 511 - ***UPDATE***
SR 511, between State Route 302 and Township Road 754, is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 511 to State Route 302, west on SR 302 to US Route 250, northwest on US 250 to State Route 60, north on SR 60 to US Route 224, east on US 224 to SR 511, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on August 20, 2014. 

State Route 302/State Route 511 - ***NEW***
The intersection of State Route 511 and State Route 302 west will close Wednesday, August 20 for work to improve drainage at the intersection. The detour route for SR 511 northbound motorists is SR 511 to US Route 250, west on US 250 to State Route 60, north on SR 60 to US Route 224, east on US 224 to SR 511, and reverse for southbound motorists.  The detour route for SR 302 eastbound motorists is SR 302 to US 250, east on US 250 to SR 511, north on SR 511 to SR 302, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen August 22, 2014.

CRAWFORD COUNTY
US Route 30
US 30, between the County Road 330 interchange and West Fourth Street interchange in Richland County, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all time in each direction. The project is expected to be complete in October 2014.

State Route 61/State Route 309 - ***UPDATE***
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 19 and State Route 288 as alternate routes. The project is expected to be complete in November 2014.

·         State Route 598, just north of State Route 19 in the City of Galion, will close Monday, August 18 for bridge reconstruction as part of this project.  The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 598 to State Route 19, west on SR 19 to State Route 602, north on SR 602 to US Route 30, east on US 30 to SR 598, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen November 17, 2014.     

State Route 598
SR 598, just north of State Route 96 in Vernon Township, is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 598 to SR 96, east on SR 96 to State Route 39, west on SR 39 to SR 598, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen in mid-October 2014.

ERIE COUNTY
State Route 2 - ***UPDATE***
SR 2, from the Edison Bay Bridge to the State Route 269 interchange, is reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction during the day for work as part of a resurfacing project. One lane will be maintained at all times. The project is expected to be complete in June 2015.

·         Beginning Thursday, August 21 at 9:00 p.m., the SR 2 westbound exit ramp to US Route 6 will close for repair work and resurfacing as part of this project. Detour will be posted. The ramp will reopen by 6:00 a.m. the following morning, Friday, August 22.

State Route 4
SR 4, from just north of the Huron County line to Township Road 97, is restricted to one lane of traffic in each direction as part of a bridge repair project. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. The project is expected to be complete in October 2014.

HURON COUNTY
State Route 103 & State Route 99
SR 103 from SR 61 to the Crawford County line, is restricted to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. The project also includes SR 99, from US Route 224 to Townline Road. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October 2014.

State Route 547
SR 547, just east of Farr Road (TR 33), is closed for a culvert replacement. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 547 to State Route 99, north on SR 99 to US 20, west on US 20 to State Route 4, SR 4 to SR 547, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on August 27, 2014.

LORAIN COUNTY
State Route 57 - ***UPDATE***
SR 57, between the City of Elyria’s northern corporation limit to East 36th Street in the City of Lorain, will be reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project beginning Monday, August 18. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times in each direction. The project is expected to be complete in November 2014.

State Route 57
SR 57, between Interstate 90 and the Ohio Turnpike, is shifted on to the outside travel lanes as part of a major corridor improvement project in the City of Elyria. Two lanes of traffic are maintained in each direction along SR 57. Crews are also working on intersections with Leona Street and Tillotson Street along Midway Mall Boulevard. The project is expected to be complete in August 2016.

·         The SR 57 entrance ramp to I-90 west is reduced to one lane of traffic for work as part of this project. Motorists should expect delays in this area.

State Route 58/State Route 511
SR 58 and SR 511 throughout the City of Oberlin are 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 travel time through this area. The project is expected to be complete in September 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.

Interstate 480
I-480, along the north side of the westbound entrance ramp to the Ohio Turnpike, has shoulder closures as part of a noise wall installation project. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. The project is expected to be complete in late August 2014.

MEDINA COUNTY
State Route 3 - ***UPDATE***
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 in mid-September 2014.

State Route 3/US Route 42 - ***UPDATE***
US 42, from the southern limits of the City of Medina to Huntington Street, will be reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project throughout the week of August 18. Various casting adjustments and berming work will be intermittent on US 42 and SR 3 as well throughout the City of Medina. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October 2014.

State Route 18 - ***NEW***
SR 18, between Windfall Road and Nettleton Road (near the I-71 interchange), will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction beginning Monday, August 18 as part of a smooth seal pavement project. All work on this project will be performed during the evening hours from 7:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. the following morning. The project is expected to be complete by November 2014.

State Route 83 - ***UPDATE***
SR 83, at the CSX railroad crossing (just south of Harris Road), is closed for crossing repairs. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 83 to Interstate 71, north on I-71 to US Route 224, west on US 224 to State Route 421, south on SR 421 to SR 83, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on August 22, 2014. 

Interstate 76
I-76, from State Route 57 to the Summit County line, has intermittent lane restrictions as part of the I-76 rehabilitation project. All paving work is complete; however, the contractor has miscellaneous work to finalize. 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 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
State Route 13 - ***UPDATE***
SR 13, one-quarter-mile south of US 30 in the City of Mansfield, is closed for a bridge repair project. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 13 to East 5th Street, east on East 5th Street to Newman Street, north on Newman Street to East Longview Avenue, west on East Longview Avenue to SR 13, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen in October 2014.

US Route 30 & Reed Road
US 30 westbound, at its interchange with Reed Road, is reduced to one lane of traffic. The entrance and exit ramps with Reed Road and US 30 west are closed as well through late August. Detour is posted. This work is part of a bridge repair project. The project is expected to be complete in October 2014.

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 late August 2014.

WAYNE COUNTY
State Route 94 - ***UPDATE***
SR 94 is closed at two locations between US Route 30 and State Route 241, for two culvert replacements. The first location to be repaired is between Jericho Road and Baumgartner Road, and the second culvert replacement will be just north of Withrich Road. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 94 to US 30, east on US 30 to SR 241, south on SR 241 to SR 94, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on August 22, 2014.

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