ODOT releases weekly construction update


R-H Staff



PREBLE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its weekly project update for the week ending Sept. 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 bridge rehabilitation and resurfacing — From the Indiana State line to the Montgomery County line. Single-lane closures will be in effect in either direction for paving, nightly from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m. the following day. In addition, intermittent ramp closures and restrictions may be in effect during the overnight hours, including the following:

Tuesday-Friday, Sept. 6-9: Shoulder closures in either direction through the project zone, daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for finishing work. Traffic will be maintained in 12-foot lanes.

Geeding Street (Gratis) bridge replacement — At the bridge over Sams Creek, between Ohio 503 (Ada Doty Street) and East Street in the village of Gratis. Traffic is being maintained during preliminary site work; however, Geeding Street will be subject to a 60-day closure. A schedule to close the street has yet to be determined, but while it is closed, traffic will be detoured via Ada Doty, North and East streets. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid- to late fall.

Ohio 122 bridge/culvert replacement — Between Halderman and Quaker Trace roads. Single-lane closures will be in effect daily from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and traffic will be maintained with temporary signals. All work is scheduled to be completed in late summer 2022.

Ohio 122 bridge rehabilitation — Between the western corporate limit of the village of Gratis and Ray Road, over a tributary of Auckerman Creek. S.R. 122 has been reopened to traffic. Although crews have minor finishing work to complete, traffic will be maintained by flaggers as needed. All work is scheduled to be completed by late summer.

R-H Staff