Lane, ramp closures scheduled for I-70 rehab project


PREBLE COUNTY — Paving operations continue on Interstate 70 as part of the major resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation project in Preble County, and restrictions will be in place through the remainder of the week.

Evening and overnight restrictions will be in place on I-70 East, between Monroe-Central Road and Prices Creek Road. The right lane on I-70 East will be closed, and crews will close the ramps to and from U.S. 127 to eastbound I-70 for resurfacing. Only one ramp at a time will be closed.

Restrictions will be in effect from 9 p.m. each night to 10 a.m. the following day, Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 11-13. During periods of ramp closures, traffic will be detoured by way of U.S. 35, and U.S. 40 to Ohio 503.

All work will be contingent upon the weather, and motorists are reminded of the need for additional caution.

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R-H Staff

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