New impacts on I-70 this week


Submitted by ODOT



PREBLE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Transportation provided its weekly contruction update for Preble County through the week ending Oct. 3.

The following traffic advisory includes restrictions on the state highway system in Preble County. All work will be contingent upon the weather. For construction information and statewide information regarding road conditions, visit ODOT on the web at www.Ohgo.com.

Interstate 70 Construction

I-70 Bridge Rehabilitation and Resurfacing – From the Indiana State line to the Montgomery County line. Traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one lane in either direction. The entire project is scheduled for completion in Spring 2022.

I-70 New Impacts

The ramp from U.S. 40 to I-70 East will be closed from 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, to 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Motorists will be detoured by way of U.S. 40 and U.S. 127.

The ramp from I-70 East to U.S. 35 East (South) will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, to 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. Traffic will be detour via U.S. 127.

The entrance and exit ramps at the eastbound rest area will be closed from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The on and off ramps from I-70 West to S.R. 503 will be closed each night, Monday & Tuesday, Sept. 28 & 29, from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following day. Traffic from I-70 to S.R. 503 will be detoured via U.S. 127, and S.R. 503 traffic will be detoured via U.S. 40 and U.S. 127.

The on and off ramps from I-70 East to U.S. 127 will be closed each night, Thursday & Friday, Oct. 1 & 2, from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. the following day. Traffic will be detoured by way of S.R. 503 and U.S. 40.

Continuing Impacts

S.R. 320 Bridge Replacement – At the I-70 overpass, between West Eaton Road and U.S. 40. The route is closed through late November, and traffic is being detoured via U.S. 40, I-70 and U.S. 35.

S.R. 726 Bridge Replacement – At the I-70 overpass, between Orphans Road and U.S. 40. The route is closed through early December, and traffic is being detoured via U.S. 127 and U.S. 40.

New Impacts

S.R. 725 Vegetation Clearing – East of Gratis. Traffic will be maintained by arrow boards and/or flaggers.

Submitted by ODOT