ODOT Travel Report


The following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring long-term lane restrictions and/or closures along the state and federal highway system within ODOT District 9. For statewide information regarding road conditions affected by weather, construction, maintenance or accidents, visit ODOT on the web at www.Ohgo.com

DISTRICTWIDE

A districtwide mowing project on four-lane and selected two-lane routes in the area is scheduled to begin in early May. Crews will be working from approximately 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, as weather permits, as work will be conducted off the roadway, there should be little to no impact to traffic; however, motorists are reminded of the need for additional caution in work zones where crews will be moving on and off routes. The project is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#16-1008)

A districtwide guardrail replacement project has begun, and crews will be replacing guardrail at various locations on routes throughout the area during weekday, business hours as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers, arrow boards and/or temporary signals. The project is anticipated to be completed in early fall. (#16-0180)

A districtwide bridge repair project is under way, with construction beginning in Ross County. Crews will be repairing expansion joints on bridges at various locations, including U.S. 35, S.R. 772 and S.R. 104 in Ross County; U.S. 23 in Scioto County; and U.S. 52 and S.R. 217 in Lawrence County. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of arrow boards, flaggers and/or temporary signals during operational hours. The entire project is scheduled to be completed in late summer. (#16-1040)

ADAMS COUNTY

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23: As part of a bridge replacement project on U.S. 52, the route will be closed between T.R. 285 (Lindsey Hollow Road) and T.R. 59 (Buckeye Station Road) for contractors to set beams. The single-day closure will be in effect from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and while the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via S.R. 247 and S.R. 136.

S.R. 136 is closed between S.R. 41 and T.R. 21 (Zane Trace Road) for a single-day culvert replacement project. The route will be closed from approximately 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and while it is closed, motorists will be detoured via S.R. 41 and S.R. 125.

A micro-resurfacing project is under way on S.R. 247 in the village of West Union. The project extends from the route’s junction with S.R. 41 (West Main Street) to the intersection with S.R. 32, and throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers. All work is anticipated to be completed by early October. (#16-0342)

S.R. 125 is closed between T.R. 80106 (Kent Lane) and T.R. 13 (Aid Run Road) for a culvert replacement project. The project site is located approximately 1.5 miles east of the Brown County line, and throughout construction, traffic will be detoured via S.R. 136, S.R. 32 and U.S. 62 in Brown County; a local detour will also be established. The project is scheduled to be completed in early fall. (#16-0341)

A sidewalk construction project is under way on S.R. 41 in Peebles, and crews will be working along South Main Street (S.R. 41) between Olive and Chautauqua streets to install sidewalks and repair steps. Although there should be little impact to motorists, traffic will be maintained on the affected streets as needed by flaggers. All work is anticipated to be completed by late July. (#16-0379)

A culvert liner installation project is under way on S.R. 32, and crews will be installing a culvert liner at the route’s 21.54-mile marker, just east of C.R. 127 (Black Hollow Road). As most work will be conducted off the roadway, there should be little to no impact to motorists throughout construction. However, traffic on two-lane routes will be maintained by flaggers as needed when crews are working at designated locations. (#16-0318)

A culvert liner installation project has begun on S.R. 247 at the 8.82-mile marker, just north of West Union. Crews will be installing a liner in a culvert that is situated between C.R. 22 (Chapparal Road) and T.R. 76 (Rigdon Road), and as most work will be conducted off the roadway, there should be little impact to motorists. However, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers as needed during daytime, working hours. (#16-0103)

A bridge replacement project has begun on U.S. 52, between T.R. 285 (Lindsey Hollow Road) and T.R. 59 (Buckeye Station Road), approximately four miles east of Manchester. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with the use of temporary signals, and all work is anticipated to be completed in early fall. (#15-3047)

S.R. 137 is now open just east of Cherry Fork following a bridge replacement project. Crews have minor finishing work to complete, there should be little impact to traffic. All work is anticipated to be completed in late summer. (#16-0098)

S.R. 136 is now open at its junction with T.R. 270 (Daniel Road), approximately one-half mile south of the Highland County line, following a bridge replacement project. Crews have minor finishing work to complete, there should be little impact to traffic, and all work is anticipated to be completed in late summer. (#16-0044)

S.R. 73 is reduced to one lane between T.R. 196 (Dutch Thomas Road) and T.R. 118 (Seaman Road), approximately 1.5 miles north of S.R. 41 at Peebles, for a bridge replacement project. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with the use of temporary signals. The project is anticipated to be completed in late summer. (#15-0509)

A bridge repair project is under way on S.R. 32, with the route reduced to one lane in each direction between C.R. 198 (Portsmouth Road) and S.R. 73. Throughout construction traffic will be maintained in one, 11-foot lane in each direction, and all work is anticipated to be completed in early fall. (#15-3001)

JACKSON COUNTY

Huron Street in the city of Jackson is closed for a bridge replacement project. The project site is situated between Dickason and Burlington streets, and the closure will be in effect for up to 45 days. While the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via Dickason Street, Burlington Road and Hilltop Drive. All work is anticipated to be completed in early fall. (#15-3048)

Crews will be repairing bridge decks and approach slabs on various bridges in the east and westbound direction on U.S. 35, between Township Road 223 (Caves Road) and the S.R. 32 interchange, as weather permits. Throughout the project, U.S. 35 will be reduced to one lane in either direction at the designated bridges, and all work is scheduled to be completed in early summer. (#16-1027)

C.R. 13 (Franklin Valley Road) is closed for a bridge replacement project. The site is located north of C.R. 12 (Antioch Road), northwest of Oak Hill, and the closure is expected to be in effect for 75 days. While the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via S.R. 279, Franklin Valley Road, Dan T. Davis Road and Antioch Road. All work is scheduled to be completed in late fall. (#16-8010)

MONDAY, AUGUST 29: T.R. 505 (Comer Schoolhouse Road) will be closed for a bridge replacement project. The project site is located just east of the Scioto County line, and the closure will be in effect for up to 75 days. Throughout construction, motorists will be detoured via T.R. 218 (Charles Russ Road) and S.R. 139 in Scioto County to C.R. 63 (Bucklick Creek Road) in Jackson County. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-fall. (#16-8011)

LAWRENCE COUNTY

S.R. 217 is reduced to one lane between C.R. 2 (Greasy Ridge Road) and T.R. 228 (Capper Ridge Road), one mile west of S.R. 775, for a slide repair project. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained with temporary signals, and the project is anticipated to be completed by early October. (#16-0421)

S.R. 217 is closed between T.R. 101 (Yellow Creek Road) and the north junction with S.R. 378 for roadway reconstruction. In addition, S.R. 378 is reduced to one lane at its junction with S.R. 217 as part of the reconstruction. Throughout construction, S.R. 217 motorists will be detoured via S.R. 378 and S.R. 141, and traffic on S.R. 378 will be maintained in one, 11-foot lane with the use of temporary traffic signals. S.R. 217 will be closed through mid-September, and all work is scheduled to be completed in mid-fall. (#15-8010)

S.R. 93 is reduced to one, 12-foot lane between C.R. 193 (Telegraph Hill Road) and C.R. 40 (Brady Fork Road), for a slide repair project. The project site is located approximately four miles south of the Jackson County line, and throughout construction, traffic will be maintained with temporary signals. The project is scheduled to be completed in early October. (#16-0364)

C.R. 4 (Etna-Waterloo Road) is now open following a bridge replacement project immediately east of its junction with S.R. 93. Crews have minor finishing work to complete; however, there should be little to no impact to traffic, and traffic will be maintained by flaggers as needed. (#15-3032)

S.R. 243 is subject to periodic single-lane restrictions during daytime, working hours for a resurfacing project. The work zone extends from U.S. 52 at Coal Grove to just east of T.R. 117 (Corbin Creek Road). Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane by flaggers. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-summer. (#15-0534)

S.R. 775 is open following a bridge replacement project approximately 1.5 miles east of S.R. 141, immediately west of T.R. 75 (Buckeye-Greasy Ridge Road). Crews have minor finishing work to complete; however, there should be little to no impact to motorists, and all traffic will be maintained by flaggers as needed. (#15-0492)

Operations for a bridge repair project on S.R. 7 are under way. The project site is situated between C.R. 15 (Buffalo Creek Road) and the interchange ramp from U.S. 52, and traffic may be restricted to one, 12-foot lane in either direction during construction. All work is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#16-0020)

S.R. 650 will be reduced to one lane between U.S. 52 and S.R. 522 for resurfacing. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the aid of flaggers during daytime, working hours. The project is scheduled to be completed in early fall. (#15-0500)

Construction of the Ironton-Russell Bridge Replacement project continues, and restrictions and traffic pattern changes are in effect on U.S. 23 at the junction with Bellefonte Street and the viaduct in Kentucky, adjacent to the approach for the new structure. KY 244 (Bellefonte Street) will be reduced to one lane at the U.S. 23 viaduct in Kentucky. Additional restrictions and traffic pattern changes are in effect on U.S. 23 adjacent to the approach for the new structure. The restrictions are in effect through August, and motorists may encounter temporary periods of delay in the work zone. (#11-0628) http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D09/Pages/Ironton-Russell-Bridge-Replacement.aspx

PIKE COUNTY

A rumble stripe installation project has begun on U.S. 23, where crews will be installing rumble stripes along the edge lines of the route’s center, two-way left turn lane from the northern corporation limit of Waverly to the Ross County line. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane in each direction, and the project is scheduled to be completed in early fall. (#16-1054)

A preventive maintenance project is under way in the Kincaid Fish Hatchery, where crews will be paving, crack sealing and chip-sealing roadways and parking areas within the park that is located off S.R. 124, near C.R. 6 (Lapperell Road). Traffic on S.R. 124 will be maintained at all times; however, park roads may be subject to short-term periods of closure. Traffic will also be maintained by flaggers when crews are at work. The project is scheduled to be completed in late summer. (#16-1037)

A culvert rehabilitation project has begun on S.R. 772, just north of S.R. 220, where crews are installing a culvert liner. As most work will be conducted off the roadway, there should be little to no impact to motorists throughout construction. However, traffic on two-lane routes will be maintained by flaggers as needed when crews are working at designated locations. (#16-0318)

A culvert replacement project is under way on S.R. 772, where crews will be installing a culvert liner at the route’s 0.98-mile marker. The project site is located between the junctions of the Pike-Scioto County line, near T.R. 311 (Vanaka Road), and throughout most construction, there should be little impact to motorists. Traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers as needed, and all work should be completed in mid-summer. (#16-0296)

S.R. 104 is closed between S.R. 552 and T.R. 420 (Boswell Run Road) as part of the Lake White Dam rehabilitation and bridge replacement project. In addition, S.R. 551 is closed between its junction with S.R. 104 and C.R. 93 (Bricker Road), near the park office. Both closures will be in effect through early November, and while these routes are closed, through traffic will be detoured by way of U.S. 23 and S.R. 32. Local traffic to the Lake White region will be detoured via S.R. 552 and S.R. 220. Roadway construction is anticipated to be completed in late fall 2016, and the lake is expected to be restored for the fishing and boating season in 2017. (#15-8021) http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D09/Pages/Lake-White-Rehabilitation.aspx

T.R. 403 (Turkey Run Road) has been reopened located immediately west of the junction with C.R. 32 (Johnson Hill Road) following a bridge replacement. Crews have additional roadway and realignment work to complete; however, traffic will be maintained by flaggers when crews are at work. The entire project is scheduled to be completed in early fall. (#15-0570)

SCIOTO COUNTY

MONDAY, AUGUST 29: The U.S. Grant Bridge will be closed for up to 60 days for a pavement overlay project. The project is scheduled to be completed in late October, and throughout construction, motorists will be detoured via the Carl Perkins Bridge and U.S. 52, west of Portsmouth. (#16-1052)

The exit ramp from U.S. 52 East to S.R. 253 and the Greenup Dam Bridge will be restricted for a slide repair and lighting project. The off-ramp will be reduced to 11 feet, and traffic will be maintained in the work zone. Motorists are reminded of the need for additional caution, and they may encounter periodic delays during peak travel times. All work is anticipated to be completed in early fall. (#16-1044)

A paving project on U.S. 52 East in Portsmouth is under way with sidewalk construction and curb ramp installation, and the entire project calls for resurfacing the eastbound lanes of 11th Street (U.S. 52) from the western corporation limit of Portsmouth to New Boston, as well as between Malone Cox Road and S.R. 239 at West Portsmouth. Paving operations are anticipated to begin in mid-August, and throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one lane. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-fall. (#16-0157)

A resurfacing project is under way on S.R. 348, where crews will be paving the route from its intersection with S.R. 73 to the Adams County line. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers when crews are at work, and all work is anticipated to be completed in mid-summer. (#15-0502)

S.R. 73 is reduced to one lane at the village of Rarden for bridge repair. Traffic is being maintained in one lane with the use of temporary traffic signals, and all work is anticipated to be completed in early July. (#14-0498)

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