Bridge repair continuing on U.S. 40


Submitted by ODOT



PREBLE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Transportation provided its weekly construction update for Preble County through the week ending April 10.

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 continues to be maintained in two lanes in either direction; however, crews will resume operations the week of April 5, and alternating shoulder closures will be in place in the work zone. The entire project is scheduled for completion in Spring 2022.

U.S. 35 Resurfacing – Paving operations between I-70 and Elkhorn Road. Traffic will be maintained in a minimum of one, 12-foot lane in each direction, with traffic shifted to the northbound lanes. This phase of the project is scheduled to be completed in mid-fall 2021.

New Impacts

U.S. 40 Bridge Replacement – Over Bantas Creek, between S.R. 726 and Pence Shewman Road. U.S. 40 will be closed for approximately 30 days, and traffic will be detoured via I-70 and U.S. 127. All work is scheduled to be completed in September 2021.

U.S. 35 Culvert Repair – At Toby Road. Traffic will be maintained with arrow boards, traffic cones and/or flaggers.

S.R. 122 Debris Removal & Vegetation Clearing – At Wayne Trace Road and at various locations between Gratis and the Butler County line. Traffic will be maintained with arrow boards, traffic cones and/or flaggers.

S.R. 177 Safety Improvement – At the intersection with Oxford Germantown Road. Intermittent lane restrictions may be in effect during daytime, working hours, and traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Additional restrictions will be in effect during the summer months, and the entire project is scheduled to be complete in September 2021

S.R. 503 Debris Removal – Near Lexington Road. Traffic will be maintained with arrow boards, traffic cones and/or flaggers.

Submitted by ODOT