Hamilton County (Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014) – The railroad bridge replacement project on Interstate 75 south of SR 562 will require various nightly lane closures on southbound I-75 this week.
Tuesday, Dec. 2, Wednesday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 4:
Single lane closure beginning at 8 p.m., followed by double lane closure at 11 p.m. The ramp from SR 562 to southbound I-75 will close beginning at 9 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. the following day.
Also, on Thursday, Dec. 4, a rolling road block will be in place on southbound I-75 to relocate a crane.
On Friday, Dec. 5, all lanes of southbound I-75 will be closed between the SR 562 and Mitchell Avenue interchanges beginning at 11 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. The ramp from westbound SR 562 to southbound I-75 will also be closed. Single lane closures will be in place beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.
All lanes of southbound I-75 will also be closed Monday, Dec. 8, Tuesday, Dec. 9, and if necessary, Wednesday, Dec. 10, beginning at 11 p.m. with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. the following day.
Suggested detour is west on I-275 to east on I-74 to I-75. The ramp from southbound I-75 to eastbound SR 562 will be open to traffic as well.
All work is dependent on the weather. Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers, and arrow boards and signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming closure and detour. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.
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