Upcoming ODOT work this week
Week of July 10, 2017
The following is highway construction scheduled to occur within Hancock County.
State Route 12 just east of Benton Ridge is currently scheduled to close 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.
State Route 18/state Route 613 overlap just west of Fostoria will close July 10 for approximately three days for a culvert replacement. Traffic for both routes detoured onto state Route 12, Bright Road, county Road 212, county Road 99 and Interstate 75 back to state Route 18 or state Route 613. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
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.
- U.S. 224 from Broad Street to Main Street
- State Route 12 from Interstate 75 to Main Street
Paving is complete on both U.S. 224 and state Route 12. Pavement striping will continue to restrict traffic.
- State Route 37 from Lincoln Avenue to Blanchard Avenue
- State Route 568 from Main Street to Beech 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 early August 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, has been delayed and is now scheduled to close 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.
U.S. 68 southbound exit ramp to U.S. 68 southbound over Eagle Creek at state Route 15, south of Findlay, closed May 15 for approximately two months for bridge repair. The ramp is expected to reopen by the end of July. Traffic detoured onto state Route 15 eastbound to the state Route 37 interchange to state Route 15 westbound back to U.S. 68. Work is being performed by Global Outdoor Solutions, Cleveland.
For information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction and widening project through Findlay and Hancock County, visit the website: