ODOT travel report


he week ending August 14, 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 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)

A culvert repair project is under way on various routes in Brown, Highland, Lawrence, Pike, Ross and Scioto counties, with crews working as weather permits. Throughout construction, traffic impacts should be minimal, and traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one lane with the use of flaggers and/or arrow boards as needed. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-fall. (#14-0576)

ADAMS COUNTY

AUGUST 12-14: S.R. 781 will be closed just east of its junction with C.R. 27 (Steam Furnace Road) for a culvert replacement project. The route will be closed beginning at approximately 8 a.m. Wednesday, and it will remain closed until 4 p.m. Friday, August 14. While it is closed, motorists will be detoured via S.R. 41, S.R. 125 and S.R. 348.

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 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. While it is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 136. (#15-0166)

A minor realignment project is under way on S.R. 125 at the 0.34-mile marker, between the Brown County line and T.R. 80106 (Kent Lane). Currently, traffic impacts are minimal, and traffic is being maintained by flaggers as needed. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one, 10-foot lane on existing and temporary pavement and with the use of temporary signals. The project is scheduled to be completed by late fall. (#15-0328).

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)

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. (#15-8011)

An emergency culvert replacement and pavement repair project is under way on S.R. 327 at the northern corporation limit of Wellston. The route is closed, and motorists are being detoured via S.R. 93, S.R. 683 and U.S. 50. The project is anticipated to be completed by early September.

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)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8: As part of the C.R. 9 grade separation project, the closure of Keystone Furnace Road will be extended from U.S. 35 through its intersection with Industry Drive/Clary Road. While it is closed, motorists will be detoured via T.R. 257 (Buckley Road), T.R. 259 (Cutlip Road), S.R. 32, U.S. 35 and S.R. 327. Industry Drive traffic will be routed via the new overpass, Acey Avenue and McCarty Lane. The closure is anticipated to be in effect through mid-September.

SEPTEMBER 8: A slide repair project is scheduled to begin on U.S. 35 at the 17.72-mile marker. Crews will be working along the westbound lanes, between C.R. 55 (Stand Pipe Road) and C.R. 79 (Clary Road). Throughout construction, westbound traffic will be maintained in one, 12-foot lane; eastbound traffic shall remain open to two lanes of traffic. All work is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#15-0408)

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)

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 subject to single-lane restrictions for a bench cleaning project near the Ashland, Ky., twin bridges overpass at Coal Grove. Westbound traffic will be maintained in at least 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)

A bridge replacement project is under way 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)

http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D09/Pages/Ironton-Russell-Bridge-Replacement.aspx

PIKE COUNTY

A guardrail replacement project is under way, and crews are 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 late 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)

AUGUST 10: A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin the week of August 10 on S.R. 124. Crews will be paving the route from the Highland County line to just south of C.R. 6 (Lapperell Road). Throughout construction, two-way traffic will be maintained and with the use of flaggers when crews are at work. The project is scheduled to be completed in late fall. (#14-0497)

AUGUST 10: A bridge replacement project is scheduled to begin the week of August 10 on T.R. 224 (Shoemaker Road). The project site is located. Throughout construction, two-way traffic will be maintained on temporary pavement and with the use of flaggers as needed. The project is scheduled to be completed in late fall. (#15-0305).

SCIOTO COUNTY

As part of the new S.R. 823 project, T.R. 234 (Shumway Hollow Road) has been closed for relocation and interchange construction. The closure will be in effect throughout the duration of the project, and thru-traffic will be detoured via T.R. 237 (Blake Hollow Road).

AUGUST 10: A signal replacement project will be under way at the intersection of U.S. 23 and S.R. 348/728 at Lucasville. Construction will take place off the roadway, and disruption to traffic should be minor. Traffic maintained by flaggers and troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol when crews are at work. (#15-1031)

AUGUST 20: S.R. 776 will be closed at the 0.19-mile marker for a bridge replacement project. The project site is situated between S.R. 335 and C.R. 24 (White Gravel-Dewey Road), and the closure will be in effect for up to 45 days. While the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via S.R. 335 and S.R. 32. All work is scheduled to be completed by early November. (#15-0438)

S.R. 139 is reduced to one, 10-foot lane at various locations for bridge rehabilitation and resurfacing. The project zone extends from the Portsmouth corporation limit, near Maple Street, to the Jackson County line. In addition, S.R. 335 will be reduced to one, 10-foot lane between T.R. 228 (Bennett Road) and T.R. 224 (Lyons Road), north of Minford, for bridge repair and resurfacing. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained by temporary traffic signals at the bridge locations and with the use of flaggers through the remainder of the construction zone. (#15-0308)

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)

Construction for a dual bridge replacement continues on S.R. 140 at the 9.22 and the 9.48-mile markers, between C.R. 17 (Frederick Road) and T.R. 294 (Railroad Hollow Road), one mile west of South Webster. Traffic is being maintained with the use of flaggers as needed, and all work is scheduled to be completed in mid to late fall. (#14-0457)

S.R. 348 is now open to two lanes of traffic between S.R. 73 and T.R. 110 (Mt. Joy Road), north of Otway, following a slide repair project. Crews will have paving and minor finishing work to complete; however, traffic will be maintained by flaggers when crews are at work. (#14-0550)

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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