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ODOT District 9 Weekly Travel Report

First Posted: 5:47 pm - July 9th, 2015 Updated: 5:47 pm - July 9th, 2015. - 185 Views

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The week ending July 4, 2015: The following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring 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 striping project is under way, and crews will be applying pavement markings on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work. (#14-1084)

A guardrail replacement is under way and crews will be installing guardrail on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by temporary traffic signals and flaggers when crews are at work. (#15-0026)

A herbicidal spraying project is under way on various routes throughout the district, and traffic is being maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work. (#14-1097)

A raised pavement marker project is under way, and crews will be installing RPMs on various routes throughout the district as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained on affected routes in one lane with the use of flaggers and arrow boards. (#15-1016).

ADAMS COUNTY

S.R. 125 is reduced to one lane between Frank Young and Satterfield roads, approximately 1.5 miles west of S.R. 348, for a slip repair project. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with the use of temporary traffic signals. The project is scheduled to be completed in early fall. (#15-0243)

S.R. 41 is closed at the 5.12-mile marker and its junction with C.R. 3 (Clayton Pike) for up to 45 days for a culvert replacement project. Once this project has been completed, operations will move to the 5.89-mile marker, immediately north of C.R. 19 (Suck Run Road), for a culvert replacement project at this location, and the route will remain closed for an additional 45 days. While it is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 136. (#15-0166).

JACKSON COUNTY

Harding Avenue in the city of Jackson is closed between Veterans Drive and Triumph Street for a bridge replacement project over Little Salt Creek. While the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via Main and Broadway streets. The project is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#15-0110)

S.R. 139 is closed between Lenhart and Albert Swartz roads for up to 45 days for a bridge replacement project. While the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via S.R. 279, S.R. 93 and S.R. 32. All work is anticipated to be completed in mid to late summer. (#15-0042)

A resurfacing project is under way in the Cooper Hollow Wildlife Area. Crews will be paving Joe Evans Road to the headquarters, as well as parking areas. Traffic will be maintained with the use of flaggers as needed, and the project is anticipated to be completed in early fall. (#15-1013)

A culvert repair project is under way on S.R. 93, where crews will be installing a liner through the existing culvert situated just north of the Lawrence County line. Throughout construction, two-way traffic will be maintained and with the use of flaggers as needed. The project is scheduled to be completed in early fall. (#8011-15)

S.R. 327 is now open at T.R. 207 (Woodrow Hale Road) and approximately two miles south of the Vinton County line following a rock excavation and slide repair project. Crews may have minor finishing work to complete; however, there should be little to no impact to traffic. (#14-0571)

Operations for a grade separation project at U.S. 35 and C.R. 9 (Keystone Furnace Road) continue. Traffic impacts on U.S. 35 are minimal, and traffic is being maintained in a minimum of one lane in each direction on the mainline route. Motorists are advised to use additional caution in the work zone. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-summer. (#14-0140).

As part of the U.S. 35/C.R. 9 project, McCarty Lane is closed between U.S. 35 and Acey Avenue for reconstruction. Motorists to and from U.S. 35 will be detoured via Keystone Furnace Road, Industry Drive and Acey Avenue. In addition, heavy truck traffic from McCarty Lane to U.S. 35 will be detoured by way of S.R. 93 and S.R. 32.

LAWRENCE COUNTY

S.R. 243 is closed between S.R. 7 at Bradrick and C.R. 2 (Greasy Ridge Road) for a culvert replacement and alignment reconstruction project. Throughout construction, motorists will be detoured via S.R. 378, S.R. 217, S.R. 775 and S.R. 7, and all work is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#14-0312)

S.R. 93 has been reduced to one lane for a slide repair at C.R. 40 (Brady Fork Road) and approximately 3.5 miles south of the Jackson County line. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with temporary traffic signals. All work should be completed by early summer. (#15-0111)

A slide repair project is under way on S.R. 775. Crews will be realigning a portion of the route and correcting the slip area that is situated at the north junction of C.R. 2 (Greasy Ridge Road), approximately four miles south of S.R. 141. During the initial phase, there should be little to no impact to traffic; at all other times, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers. All work should be completed by early summer. (#14-0531)

U.S. 52 West will be reduced to one lane for a bench cleaning project near the Ashland, Ky., twin bridges overpass at Coal Grove. Westbound traffic will be maintained in one lane during daytime, business hours while crews are at work; eastbound traffic should not be affected by this restriction. All work is anticipate to be completed by late summer. (#15-1000).

MONDAY, JUNE 29: A bridge replacement project is scheduled to begin the week of June 29 on S.R. 217, between T.R. 101 (Yellow Creek Road) and the west junction with S.R. 378. Throughout the first phase of construction, the route will be closed, and traffic will be detoured via S.R. 378 and S.R. 141. The project is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#15-8010)

The Ironton-Russell Bridge replacement project continues, with work being conducted off affected roadways. In addition to localized closures affecting downtown traffic, motorists are advised of equipment entering and exiting the work zone in Ironton and at the U.S. 23 viaduct in Kentucky. (#11-0628)

PIKE COUNTY

A guardrail replacement project is under way, and crews will be installing guardrail at various locations on C.R. 85 (Tennyson Road) and C.R. 116 (Beaver Creek Road). Traffic will be maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work, and the project is anticipated to be completed in late summer. (#15-0114)

An emergency slide repair project is under way on C.R. 50 (Watson Road), near its junction with C.R. 55 (Hay Hollow Road) and just north of S.R. 335. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with temporary traffic signals. The project is anticipated to be completed in mid-summer. (#14-0432)

A resurfacing project is under way on U.S. 23, where crews are paving the route from approximately one mile south of S.R. 32 to the southern corporation limit of Waverly, as well as from just north of Waverly to the route’s junction with T.R. 438 (Park Road), approximately one-half mile south of the Ross County line. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one lane in each direction, and all work is scheduled to be completed in early fall. (#14-0482).

SCIOTO COUNTY

Eastbound U.S. 52 (Rhodes Avenue) is reduced to one, 12-foot lane through the village of New Boston for a resurfacing project. The project limits from just west of Manning Street to east of Clayport Street. In addition to the road restriction, there will be no parking along the south side lanes during the project. (#15-0208)

S.R. 125 is reduced to one, 11-foot lane between T.R. 102 (Odle Creek Road) and T.R. 1531 (Pine Hill Road), approximately one mile west of its junction with U.S. 52 for an emergency slip repair project. Traffic is being maintained in one lane with the use of temporary signals, and the project is expected to be completed in early summer. (#15-9002)

A dual bridge replacement is under way on S.R. 140 at the 9.22 and the 9.48-mile markers, between C.R. 17 (Frederick Road) and just east of T.R. 294 (Railroad Hollow Road), one mile west of South Webster. Throughout construction, traffic on S.R. 140 will be maintained with the use of temporary signals; however, Frederick Road is closed, and motorists are being detoured via T.R. 295 (Haines Road) and C.R. 12 (Bennett School House Road). All work is scheduled to be completed in mid to late fall. (#14-0457)

S.R. 348 is reduced to one lane between S.R. 73 and T.R. 110 (Mt. Joy Road), north of Otway, for a slide repair project. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with the use of temporary traffic signals. The project is anticipated to be completed in mid to late summer. (#14-0550)

A culvert replacement project is under way in Shawnee State Forest, where crews will be replacing culverts and headwalls at multiple locations on Forest Roads 4, 6, 13, 16, 18 and 19. Throughout most of the project, traffic will be maintained by flaggers when crews are at work. However, F.R. 4, 6 and 13 will be subject to intermittent periods of closure at certain locations, with motorists detoured locally. The project is anticipated to be completed in mid-spring. (#14-0589).

Operations for a bridge replacement are under way on S.R. 73, where crews are replacing the structure at the 1.10–mile marker over Rarden Creek and immediately west of Rarden. Currently, traffic is being maintained in one lane with the use of temporary signals, and all work should be completed by late summer. (#14-0498)

Contractors for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet have closed the Carl Perkins Bridge as part of a bridge painting project, and motorists are being detoured via the U.S. Grant Bridge at Portsmouth. All northbound traffic in Kentucky (KY 8/U.S. 23 North) is being diverted via the Grant Bridge to either Second Street (to U.S. 52 West and Ohio-73) or Gay Street (U.S. 23 North) through downtown Portsmouth. U.S. 23 South or U.S. 52 West passenger vehicles in Ohio are being detoured via Washington Street in Portsmouth; commercial (truck) vehicles are being routed via S.R. 73 East and Second Street. All U.S. 52 East and S.R. 73/104 South traffic is being detoured via S.R. 73 and Second Street through downtown Portsmouth. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/PerkinsPaint

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