Upcoming ODOT work this week
Week of August 21, 2017
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:
Interstate 75 northbound near Bluffton will be reduced to one lane through the work zone on August 23 from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for bridge deck repair. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
- During the repair, the entrance ramp from state Route 103 to northbound Interstate 75 will be closed. Traffic detoured east on state Route 103 and state Route 235 back to Interstate 75 northbound
Interstate 75 southbound from state Route 235 to the Allen County line will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair. The restriction will be in place generally from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
Interstate 75 both northbound and southbound at the County Road 99 interchange north of Findlay will be intermittently restricted to one lane through the work zone during pavement repair. The interchange ramps will remain open. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
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 will be 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.
Resurfacing of the following routes within the city of Findlay will restrict traffic to one lane through the work zone. Work is being performed by M&B Asphalt, Old Fort.
- State Route 568 from Main Street to Beech Avenue
- State Route 37 from Lincoln Avenue to Blanchard Avenue
Paving on state Route 37 and state Route 568 will not be completed until August to allow work by the city of Findlay to take place.
U.S. 68 from the Findlay airport to Eagle Creek, south of Findlay, will have daily lane closures in both directions beginning August 12 for installation of cable barrier in the median. Once work begins, it is expected to be completed in approximately eight weeks. 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.
U.S. 224 just west of state Route 235, west of Findlay, closed July 24 for approximately 30 days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto U.S. 224, state Route 235, state Route 12 and state Route 65 back to U.S. 224. Work is being performed by BCC Ohio, New London (see map).
Contact: ODOT District 1 public information office
(419) 999-6803; DO1.PIO@dot.ohio.gov
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