GALION -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its District 3 construction report for the week of Aug. 19.
As a result, Crawford County drivers are urged to use caution on these roads:
State Route 4
SR 4 in the City of Bucyrus, between Krauter Rd. and South Sandusky Ave., will have intermittent single lane closures for a resurfacing project. The project is expected to be complete August 2019.
State Route 4
SR 4 in the City of Bucyrus, from Perry St. to Quaker Rd., will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project beginning Monday, July 22. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times in the four-lane section from Perry St. to US 30. In the two-lane sections, traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete May 2020.
US Route 30
US 30, between Lower Leesville Rd. and Old Lincoln Hwy., have the right lanes eastbound and westbound closed to traffic. The SR 98 ramp to US 30 eastbound is closed for ramp repairs and the US 30 eastbound exit ramp to SR 98 is closed for repairs.
The detour route for motorists traveling on US 30 eastbound to SR 98 will continue east to Old Lincoln Hwy exit, turn left and re-enter US 30 westbound, and then exit on the US 30 westbound exit ramp to SR 98. The detour route for motorists coming from SR 98 is to enter US 30 westbound to SR 4/19, turn left on SR 4, and re-enter US 30 eastbound.
The US 30 exit ramp is expected to reopen Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The SR 98 ramp to US 30 eastbound is scheduled to reopen Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. (Note: 8/7-8/30 both eastbound entrance and exit ramps will be closed at SR 98.) Holmes Center Road, over US 30, is closed for a concrete deck overlay.
The detour route for northbound motorists is Old Lincoln Hwy to Bethel Rd., north on Bethel Rd. to Spore Brandywine Rd., east on Spore Brandywine Rd. to Holmes Center Road, and reverse for southbound motorists. Holmes Center Road is expected to reopen before school starts in August. Work zone speed limits are in effect. The speed limit when workers are present is 55 mph, and 65 mph when workers are not present. The entire project is expected to be complete October 2019.