The following is a weekly report concerning construction and maintenance work on state highways within the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1 which includes the counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot. This report is issued each week beginning in April and continues through November.
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Construction and Maintenance Projects Week of June 22, 2015
**Some area highways remain closed due to high water. Please go to Ohgo.com for the latest in closures related to flooding and construction. For information concerning closures due to flooding and construction on township and county roads, please contact your local sheriff’s department.**
Interstate 75 Reconstruction project For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County please visit www.odotlima75.org.
Ohio 66 north from Defiance to the Williams County line will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the Defiance County ODOT maintenance garage.
Ohio 2/18/49 in the village of Hicksville which was previously slated for repairs and resurfacing will be postponed for several weeks. When the work restarts it will take place on Ohio 2 from its junction with Ohio 49 at the south edge of town to the south just outside of the village limits. On Ohio 49 work will occur from inside the village to the Williams County line, and on Ohio 18 from within the village to just outside the village limits. Work is being performed by Brooks Construction, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
U.S. 30 eastbound between Ohio 235 and the Wyandot County line will continue to be restricted to one lane through next week for the completion of tarring and chipping of the roadway. Work is expected to be completed next week weather permitting. Work is being performed by combined ODOT District 1 work crews.
Ohio 12 from Arcadia to the Seneca County line, Ohio 18 from Fostoria west to the Seneca County line, and Ohio 613from Ohio 235 at McComb to Interstate 75 will be restricted through the work zone for pavement repair and resurfacing which began June 1. Work is currently taking place only on the Ohio 613 portion of the project. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
Ohio 15 northbound east of the U.S. 68 junction is one lane through the work zone for a roadside slide repair project which is expected to continue through July. Work is being performed by Sand Ridge Excavating, Cloverdale.
Interstate 75 in Wood and Hancock counties: Through 2016, southbound I-75 is reduced to two lanes from US 20 to I-475 in Perrysburg. Through November, from 8pm until 6am, single lane restrictions are possible on I-75 between the I-75/I-475 interchange in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County. Through 2016, 11-foot lane width restrictions are in place on I-75 between US 20 in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County. Project complete: October 2017. All work is weather permitting.
Special events . . .
- Effective Monday, April 27, through December, Township Road 101 in Hancock County, between CR 220 and TR 142, will be closed for bridge work on I-75.
Ohio 701 between U.S. 68 and Township Road 105 will be closed for 17 days beginning July 6 for three culvert replacements. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 309 and U.S. 68. Work is being done by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
Ohio 309 east of the city of Kenton between Township Road 225 and County Road 195 closed June 15 for approximately three weeks for culvert replacements at three locations. Traffic detoured onto U.S. 68, Ohio 67 and Ohio 37 back to Ohio 309. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
Ohio 67 north of the village of Roundhead just east of Ohio 235 closed June 15 for approximately three months for a bridge repair project over the Scioto River. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 235, Ohio 309 and U.S. 68 back to Ohio 67. Work is being performed by Eagle Bridge Co., Sidney.
Ohio 81 at the west end of Ada which was scheduled to close beginning June 22 for a sanitary sewer installation has been postponed indefinitely. When work begins traffic will be detoured onto Interstate 75, Ohio 309 and Ohio 235 back to Ohio 81. Work will be done by All Purpose Contracting, Inc., Delphos.
Ohio 613 from Ohio 500 to U.S. 127 east of Payne will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair and resurfacing. The project will continue until late June. Work is being performed by Gerken Paving, Bluffton.
U.S. 127 between Garfield Avenue and Jackson Street in the village of Paulding closed April 13 for approximately eight months for a sewer separation project. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 613, Ohio 637 and Ohio 111 back to U.S. 127. Work is being performed by VTF Excavation, Celina.
Ohio 613, Ohio 634 and Ohio 65 at various locations may experience lane restrictions for drainage structure cleaning. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
Ohio 189 at the east edge of Ottoville closed May 27 for an emergency culvert repair. The road is closed for an indefinite amount of time. Traffic is being detoured onto Ohio 190, Ohio 634 and U.S. 224 back to Ohio 189.
Van Wert County
U.S. 30 between Van Wert and Middle Point will be reduced to one lane through the work zone throughout the week for pavement repairs. Work is being done by the Van Wert County ODOT maintenance garage.
Ohio 697 west of Middle Point Wetzel Road, approximately five miles west of the city of Delphos, which closed June 8 will remain closed through the end of July to replace the bridge over the Auglaize River. High water in the area has extended the project into late July or early August. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 116 to Ohio 81 to Ohio 66 back onto Ohio 697. Work is being done by Brumbaugh Construction, Inc., Arcanum.
U.S. 127 in the city of Van Wert just north of Main Street has reopened following a railroad crossing repair.
Ohio 66 pavement repair north of the village of Delphos, between U.S. 30 and Township Highway 150, is being performed under traffic and a detour is not anticipated. Work is being performed by the Van Wert Count ODOT maintenance garage.
U.S. 23/30 northbound and southbound at Upper Sandusky is currently reduced to one lane through the work zone for bridge and pavement repair and resurfacing. On U.S. 23 the zone extends from south of Ohio 182 to just south of County Road 47, and on U.S. 30 from the U.S. 23 split to Township Highway 103. Work is being performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus.
U.S. 23 southbound exit ramp to westbound U.S. 30 closed June 16 for approximately three weeks for pavement resurfacing and bridge deck repair. Traffic detoured onto U.S. 23 southbound to Ohio 199 to U.S. 23 northbound back to U.S. 30 westbound. Work is being performed by Kokosking Construction, Columbus.