Road construction and maintenance projects


Ohio Department of Transportation Districts 1 and 7



ALLEN COUNTY

Interstate 75 between the Stewart Road overpass and Napoleon Road, between the city of Lima and the village of Beaverdam, will be restricted to one lane in both directions for a pavement resurfacing project. The project also includes repairs on the ramps at the Bluelick Road interchange and on the bridges over Sugar Creek. Lane restrictions will be in place each week from Monday morning to Friday afternoon. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction on weekends. Work will continue through early October. Variable speed limit signs will be in place to display the legal, posted speed limit through the work zone. Work is being performed by the Shelly Company, Findlay.

The following ramp closures are associated with the project:

Interstate 75 southbound entrance and exit ramps at Bluelick Road closed Tuesday, Sept. 24, for approximately four days for pavement resurfacing. The ramps are expected to reopen in the afternoon hours of Friday, Sept. 27.

Interstate 75 southbound entrance ramp at Bluelick Road traffic is detoured onto Interstate 75 northbound and the Napoleon Road interchange back to Interstate 75 southbound. (see map)

Interstate 75 southbound exit ramp at Bluelick Road traffic is detoured onto Interstate 75 southbound, the state Route 81 interchange, and Interstate 75 northbound back to Bluelick Road. (see map)

Interstate 75 at state Route 65, Lima, will experience shoulder closures in each direction through the work zone for erosion repair at the interchange. All ramps at the interchange and all four lanes of Interstate 75 are expected to be maintained throughout the project. Work is being performed by Miller Contracting Group, Inc., Ottoville.

U.S. 30 eastbound at the state Route 696 interchange, Beaverdam, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair. Work is being performed by the Shelly Company, Findlay.

U.S. 30 at state Route 696, Beaverdam, and at Bentley Road will be restricted to one lane in each direction through the work zone for erosion repair. All ramps at state Route 696 are expected to be maintained throughout the project. Work is being performed by Miller Contracting Group, Inc., Ottoville.

State Route 81 between Eastown Road and Defiance Trail, west of Lima, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repairs. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen County maintenance garage.

State Route 103 (Jefferson Street) over Riley Creek, between Huber Street and Vance Street within the village of Bluffton, closed Monday, July 1, for approximately four months for a bridge replacement. The closure is located within a larger active work zone for a village water line replacement project, which is already underway between county Road 15 (County Line Road) and Main Street. Local access is maintained throughout the village’s work zone, but traffic is unable to cross the bridge during the ODOT bridge replacement project. Traffic is detoured onto county Road 15 (County Line Road) and Main Street back to Jefferson Street. The bridge replacement project is being performed by Eagle Bridge Company, Sidney.

State Route 117 between Bowman Road in Allen County and the Hardin County line in Auglaize County, excluding the community of Westminster, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement resurfacing. Work is being performed by the Shelly Company, Findlay.

Seventh Street over Flat Fork Creek, between Moening Street and state Route 190 (Fort Jennings Road) within the city of Delphos, closed Aug. 12 for approximately two months for a bridge replacement. Traffic is detoured onto Moening Street, Sixth Street, and state Route 190 (Fort Jennings Road) back to Seventh Street. Work is being administered by the Ohio Department of Transportation on behalf of the city of Delphos. Work is being performed by The Eclipse Company, Chagrin Falls.

AUGLAIZE COUNTY

SR 198 between Zerkle Road and Deepcut Road, BRIDGE CLOSURE August 5th – September 27 The official detour is: SR 198 to SR 501 to SR 117 to SR 198.

HANCOCK COUNTY

Interstate 75 northbound at county Road 99, Findlay, will experience shoulder closures through the work zone for erosion repair at the interchange. All ramps at the interchange are expected to be maintained throughout the project. Work is being performed by Miller Contracting Group, Inc., Ottoville.

State Route 103 just east of county Road 183, between the villages of Arlington and Mount Blanchard, will close Monday, Sept. 30, for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto U.S. 68, U.S. 30, and state Route 37 back to state Route 103. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage. (see map)

HARDIN COUNTY

U.S. 68 between township Road 40 and state Route 701, south of the village of Dunkirk, will no longer close Monday, Sept. 30. The project has been delayed until further notice.

State Route 81 between the western village limits of Ada and township Road 55, within the village of Ada, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repairs being done in preparation for pavement resurfacing. The project also includes installation of curb ramps and concrete sidewalks within the village of Ada. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.

State Route 235 between the northern village limits of Ada and state Route 309 will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repairs being done in preparation for pavement resurfacing. The project also includes installation of curb ramps and concrete sidewalks within the village of Ada. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.

PUTNAM COUNTY

County Road 11-J at U.S. 224, just west of the village of Glandorf, closed Monday, Sept. 23, for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. County Road 11-J is closed on the south side of its intersection with U.S. 224. U.S. 224 remains open to through traffic. Work is being performed by the ODOT Putnam County maintenance garage.

Township Road 13 at state Route 694, just west of the village of Glandorf, will close Monday, Oct. 7, for approximately three days for a culvert replacement. Township Road 13 will close on the north side of its intersection with state Route 694. State Route 694 will remain open to through traffic. Work is being performed by the ODOT Putnam County maintenance garage.

VAN WERT COUNTY

U.S. 30 under U.S. 224, near the city of Van Wert, will be restricted to one lane in each direction through the work zone for pavement repairs. Work is being performed by the ODOT Van Wert County maintenance garage.

State Route 49 between Wolfcale Road and Harrison-Center Road, south of the village of Convoy, closed Monday, Sept. 16, for approximately two weeks for the replacement of three culverts. Traffic is detoured onto U.S. 30 and U.S. 224 back to state Route 49. Work is being performed by the ODOT Van Wert County maintenance garage. (see map)

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Ohio Department of Transportation Districts 1 and 7

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