ODOT District 9 Travel Report


For the week ending November 7, 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 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)

A pavement marking project is under way, and crews will be striping 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. (#15-1022)

ADAMS COUNTY

POSTPONED: A bridge repair project on S.R. 32 has been postponed until Spring 2016. When the project begins, S.R. 32 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the Norfolk-Southern Railroad overpass, between T.R. 130 (Mendenhall Road) and T.R. 126 (Plum Run Road), approximately 1.5 miles east of S.R. 41. Throughout construction traffic will be maintained in one, 12-foot lane in each direction. (#15-3001)

S.R. 125 is reduced to one lane between the Brown County line and S.R. 41 in West Union for resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation. Traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers and temporary signals during daytime, business hours, and all work is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#15-0469)

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). 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 now open between Veterans Drive and Triumph Street following a bridge replacement project over Little Salt Creek. Crews will have finishing work to complete; however, there should be little impact to traffic, and traffic will be maintained by flaggers as needed. (#15-0110)

Operations for a grade separation project at U.S. 35 and C.R. 9 (Keystone Furnace Road) are nearly completed, and with the elimination of the at-grade intersection, new traffic patterns via Industry Drive and Acey Avenue are in effect. Crews will have minor finishing work to complete; however, there should be little impact to traffic. (#14-0140)

LAWRENCE COUNTY

A drainage construction project is under way along S.R. 7 in the village of Chesapeake. Crews are working primarily off the roadway, between Symmes Creek Road and C.R. 3 (Old S.R. 7); however, utility work is being conducted along S.R. 7 in the project zone. Traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers when crews are at work. The project is anticipated to be completed in late fall. (#15-0361)

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

S.R. 104 is reduced to one, 11-foot lane between S.R. 551 and S.R. 552 at Lake White as part of the dam rehabilitation project. Traffic is being maintained with the use of temporary traffic signals, and the single-lane restriction will be in effect through January 2016; at which time, S.R. 104 will be closed. The entire project is scheduled to be completed in fall 2016. (#15-8021)

A resurfacing project on U.S. 23 is nearing completion, and the route is now restricted to one lane in each direction between Waverly and Piketon for final bridge work. All work is scheduled to be completed in early November. (#14-0482)

SCIOTO COUNTY

A bridge replacement project is under way on S.R. 335, where crews will be installing a box culvert at the 14.51-mile marker. The project site is situated near T.R. 192 (Adams Road), between C.R. 204 (Cathey Road) and C.R. 22 (Dewey Extension West), and throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one lane and on temporary pavement by flaggers and temporary traffic signals. All work is anticipated to be completed in mid-fall. (#15-0352)

S.R. 776 is open at the 0.19-mile marker, between S.R. 335 and C.R. 24 (White Gravel-Dewey Road), following a bridge replacement project. Crews have minor finishing work to complete; however, there should be little to no impact to traffic. All work is scheduled to be completed by mid-November. (#15-0438)

A bridge rehabilitation and resurfacing project on S.R. 139 and S.R. 335 is nearing completion. Crews have minor finishing work to complete on S.R. 139 between Portsmouth and the Jackson County line and on S.R. 335 between T.R. 228 (Bennett Road) and T.R. 224 (Lyons Road), north of Minford; however, there should be little to no impact to traffic, and traffic will be maintained by flaggers as needed. (#15-0308)

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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