The following is highway construction scheduled to occur within Hancock County.
For information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction and widening project through Findlay and Hancock County, visit the website:
State Route 37 just south of township Road 168, approximately three miles north of Houcktown, closed Sept. 11 for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. Traffic detoured onto state Route 103, U.S. 68 and state Route 15 back to state Route 37. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage. (see map)
State Route 103 just east of Interstate 75, Bluffton, will close Sept. 18 for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. Traffic detoured north onto Interstate 75 to state Route 235 back to state Route 103. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage. (see map)
State Route 186/state Route 235 overlap, in the village of McComb, closed Sept. 14 for approximately five days for a railroad crossing repair. State Route 186 traffic detoured onto state Route 613, Todd Street/township Road 235, township Road 97/state Route 235 back to state Route 186. State Route 235 traffic detoured onto state Route 613, Todd Street/township Road 235 and township Road 97 back to state Route 235. Work is being performed by Roadsafe Traffic Systems. (see map)
Interstate 75 northbound just north of state Route 103, Bluffton, will have reduced-width lanes through the work zone for replacement of curb and guard rail. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained the majority of the time, but some intermittent lane closures will occur during daytime and nighttime hours. Work is being performed by Eagle Bridge, Sidney.
The following locations will be restricted to one lane through the work zone during installation of center line rumble stripes. Work will continue until mid-September. Work is being performed by Gerken Paving, Napoleon:
- U.S. 224 from state Route 235 to just west of Findlay
- U.S. 224 from the east side of Findlay to the Seneca County line
- State Route 12 from Findlay to Fostoria, excluding the village of Arcadia
State Route 235 from the Hardin County line to county Road 304 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair and resurfacing. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
State Route 12 just east of Benton Ridge closed July 17 for approximately 60 days for a bridge deck repair. Traffic is detoured onto state Route 235, U.S. 224 and Interstate 75 back to state Route 12. Work is being performed by Global Outdoor Solutions, Cleveland. (see map)
Resurfacing of the following routes within the city of Findlay will resume Sept. 18, following work completed by the city of Findlay. Traffic will be restricted to one lane through the work zone. Work is being performed by M&B Asphalt, Old Fort.
- State Route 37 from Lincoln Avenue to Blanchard Avenue
- State Route 568 from Main Street to Beech Avenue
U.S. 68 from the Findlay airport to Eagle Creek, south of Findlay, will have daily lane closures in both directions for installation of cable barrier in the median which began August 12. The project is expected to be completed in October. The project also includes the installation of overhead lighting and the removal of the caution flasher at Western Avenue. Work is being performed by Lake Erie Construction, Norwalk.
Contact: ODOT District 1’s public information office
(419) 999-6803; DO1.PIO@dot.ohio.gov