ODOT District 3 weekly construction report – Oct. 3


Staff report



For the week of Oct. 5

ASHLAND COUNTY

State Route 39

SR 39, from SR 603 in Richland County to the Holmes County line, is restricted to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic is maintained with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete by November 30, 2015.

US Route 42

US 42, at East Main Street in the City of Ashland, is closed as part of an intersection improvement project. The detour route for truck traffic is US 42 to US Route 30, east on US 30 to Interstate 71, north on I-71 to US Route 250, west on US 250 to US 42, and reverse for southbound motorists. The project will be complete in November 2015.

CRAWFORD COUNTY

State Route 598 – ***NEW***

SR 598, between Cole Road and State Route 98, will close Monday, October 5 for the replacement of two culverts. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 598 to State Route 39, west on SR 39 to SR 98, east on SR 98 to SR 598, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen October 26, 2105.

ERIE COUNTY

US Route 250 & Perkins Avenue – ***UPDATE***

US 250 & Perkins Avenue intersection work continues and traffic shifts should be expected for pavement striping and traffic signal adjustments along Perkins Avenue. On US 250, excavation work continues along with drainage improvements. The project is expected to be complete in November 2015.

US Route 250

US 250, has intermittent lane restrictions for excavation work as part of a corridor improvement project between Bogart Road and Sycamore Line Road. Crews are working in various areas along the route, and specific project work can be found online at transportation.ohio.gov/250. The project carries a completion date of September 2016.

HURON COUNTY

US Route 224

US 224, from just east of State Route 99 to the eastern corporation limit of Willard, is reduced to two narrowed lanes of traffic for a rehabilitation project. A detour route for truck traffic is in place on this project. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times and the project is expected to be complete in December 2015.

State Route 547

SR 547, just west of the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad Crossing in the village of Monroeville, is closed for a sewer project. The detour route is SR 547 to State Route 4, north on SR 4 to US Route 20, east on US 20 to State Route 99, south on SR 99 to SR 547, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen at the end of November.

LORAIN COUNTY

State Route 2

SR 2, between the Ohio Turnpike/Interstate 90 split and Middle Ridge Road, is reduced to narrowed lanes of traffic for a major bridge rehabilitation project. Two lanes of westbound traffic are maintained using a contraflow traffic pattern where one lane for local traffic is maintained on the westbound side. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times in both directions. Motorists are encouraged to use extreme caution while navigating this work zone and watch for slower moving traffic as it merges in to an open lane. The project is expected to be complete in October 2016.

US Route 20

US 20, east of the LaGrange Road interchange, is reduced to one lane of traffic for bridge repair work. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction. The project is expected to be complete in late October 2015.

State Route 57

SR 57, between the Ohio Turnpike and Schadden Road in the City of Elyria, is restricted to two narrowed lanes of traffic in each direction for work as part of a major reconstruction project. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution in this area and watch for slower moving traffic as it travels through the work zone. The project is expected to be complete in August 2016.

State Route 58

SR 58, from North Ridge Road to just north of Cooper Foster Park Road in the City of Amherst, is restricted to traffic as part of a resurfacing project. The majority of work will take place from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Motorists should expect delays on this project and use caution while traveling near the work locations. The project will be complete by October 30, 2015.

State Route 58

SR 58, just north of State Route 18 in the village of Wellington, is shifted as work continues on the railroad grade underpass project. One 12-foot lane is maintained in each direction at all times. All parking will be eliminated north of SR 18 as well. The project is expected to be complete by the end of November 2015.

State Route 252

SR 252, just south of State Route 82, is closed for a slide repair project. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 252 to State Route 82, west on SR 82 to State Route 83, south on SR 83 to State Route 303, east on SR 303 to SR 252, and reverse for northbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen November 20, 2015.

State Route 254

SR 254, at its intersection with State Route 57 in Sheffield Township, is closed as part of an intersection improvement project. The detour route for eastbound motorists is SR 254 to SR 57, south on SR 57 to Interstate 90, east on I-90 to SR 254, and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen October 9, 2015.

State Route 511 – ***NEW***

SR 511, at the railroad crossing in the village of Rochester, will close Thursday, October 8 for crossing repairs. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 511 to State Route 162, east on SR 162 to State Route 58, north on SR 58 to State Route 18, west on SR 18 to SR 511, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen October 15, 2015.

Taylor Street

Taylor Street, at its intersection with State Route 58 in the village of Wellington, is closed for work as part of the SR 58 railroad grade separation project. Detour will be posted. The road is expected to reopen in September 2015.

MEDINA COUNTY

State Route 57

SR 57, between the City of Medina and City of Wadsworth, will have intermittent lane restrictions for finalization work as part of a resurfacing project. SR 57 is reduced to one narrowed lane in each direction over Interstate 76 for bridge deck patching work. The project is expected to be complete by October 30, 2015.

State Route 94

SR 94, within the City of Wadsworth, is reduced to one lane of traffic each night as part of an urban paving project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers at all times and will primarily be performed at night. The project is expected to be complete by October 31, 2015.

State Route 94

The southbound lane of State Route 94 is closed at Highland High School (between Wilbur Road and Granger Road) for a turn lane construction project. The northbound lane of SR 94 will not be affected and can travel through the area. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 94 to Interstate 271, south on I-271 to Interstate 71, south on I-71 to State Route 18, east on SR 18 to SR 94. The lane will reopen in late November 2015.

State Route 303

SR 303, between West 130th Street and Interstate 71, is reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction as work begins to resurface the roadway. All work will be done at night in this area. The project is expected to be complete in October 2015.

County Road 29

CR 29, between Moss Road (TR 176) and Sanford Road (CR 102) in Harrisville Township, is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is CR 29 to Sanford Road, west on Sanford Road to Pawnee Road (CR28), north on Pawnee Road to Moss Road, east on Moss Road, and reverse for southbound motorists. CR 29 is estimated to reopen October 30, 2015.

County Road 46

CR 46 (Seville Road), just west of Leroy Road in Westfield Township, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route is Seville Road to Leroy Road, north on Leroy Road to Greenwich Road, west on Greenwich Road to Westfield Road, south on Westfield Road to Seville Road, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on November 30, 2015.

Township Road 33

TR 33 (Branch Road), between Columbia Road and Bachtel Road in York Township, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route for westbound motorists is Branch Road to Columbia Road (CR 24), south on Columbia Road to Smith Road (CR 4), west on Smith Road to Bachtel Road (TR 162) and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen October 12, 2015.

RICHLAND COUNTY

State Routes 13, 39, 430, 545 & US Route 42

State Routes 13, 39, 430, 545 and US Route 42 in the City of Mansfield are being resurfaced as part of an urban paving program. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project will be complete in late October 2015.

State Routes 39, 61 & 96

Within the City of Shelby, State Route 39, State Route 61 and State Route 96 are being resurfaced as part of an urban paving program. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project will be complete in late October 2015.

State Route 61

SR 61, between State Route 314 and State Route 181 in the village of Crestline, has intermittent single lane restrictions for work as part of a preventative maintenance project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete by October 2015.

Interstate 71

I-71, between the Morrow County line and the State Route 39 interchange, has intermittent lane closures as part of a preventative maintenance project. One lane of traffic will be maintained from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Monday through Thursdays, while two lanes will be maintained during the day in each direction. Work is expected to be complete by October 31, 2015.

State Route 603 – ***NEW***

SR 603, just west of Scott Road in the village of Shiloh, will close Monday, October 5 for railroad crossing repairs. The detour route for westbound motorists is SR 603 to State Route 13, south on SR 13 to State Route 96, west on SR 96 to State Route 61, north on SR 61 to SR 603, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to be reopen October 10, 2015.

County Road 31 Closure – ***UPDATE***

CR 31 (Bellville-Johnsville Road), between Ritter Road and Mann Road, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route for westbound motorists is CR 31 to State Route 97, northwest on SR 97 to Mock Road, west on Mock Road to State Route 546, south on SR 546 to CR 31, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen October 12, 2015.

Township Road 383 – ***UPDATE***

TR 383 (Hay Road), between McCurdy Road and Brokaw Road in Butler Township, is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is Brokaw Road east to McCurdy Road, McCurdy Road west to TR 383, and reverse for southbound motorist. TR 383 is estimated to reopen October 12, 2015.

WAYNE COUNTY

US Route 30

The westbound lanes of US 30, from US Route 250 to State Route 57, are restricted to one lane of traffic as part of a preventative maintenance project. One lane of westbound traffic will be maintained at all times, and eastbound traffic will not be effected. The project is expected to be complete by October 23, 2015.

State Route 94

SR 94, between the City of Wadsworth and State Route 585, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete by October 31, 2015.

State Route 302 – ***NEW***

SR 302, just west of Firestone Road, will close Monday, October 5 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for westbound motorists is SR 302 to State Route 539, north on SR 539 to State Route 604, west on SR 604 to State Route 301, south on SR 301 to SR 302, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen October 16, 2015.

State Route 585 – ***UPDATE***

SR 585, between Honeytown Road and Old Airport Road, is closed as part of an improvement project. The project will realign approximately one mile of SR 585, and improve the intersections of Thompson Road and Geyers Chapel Road. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 585 to State Route 57, south on SR 57 to US Route 30, west on US 30 to State Route 3/State Route 83, north on SR 3/SR 83 to SR 585, and reverse for northbound motorists. The work is expected to be complete October 9, 2015.

State Route 585 – ***UPDATE***

SR 585, from SR 57 to Gates Street, is reduced to one lane of traffic for a resurfacing project. One lane of two-way traffic is maintained in each direction with flaggers. Motorists should expect delays on this project and plan for additional travel time through the work area. The project is expected to be complete by October 31, 2015.

Doylestown Road

Doylestown Road (County Road 70), at its bridge over State Route 585, is closed for repairs. The detour route is CR 70 to State Route 585, south on SR 585 to State Route 94, north on SR 94 to CR 70, and reverse for eastbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen October 12, 2015.

Geyers Chapel Road

Geyers Chapel Road, north of SR 585 in Wayne Township, is closed to improve the alignment of its intersection with SR 585. The south leg of Geyers Chapel Road at SR 585 is now closed as well for reconstruction work. Detour is posted. The road is expected to reopen in October 9, 2015.

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