MANSFIELD -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its District 3 construction report for the week of Oct. 7.
As a result, Richland County drivers are urged to use caution on these roads:
US Route 30: Resurfacing Project ***UPDATE***
US 30, from just west of the Lexington/Springmill interchange to the SR 309 interchange, will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. The I-71 southbound ramp to US 30 westbound will close Tuesday, Oct. 8 in order to complete high friction surface course. This is a single day closure. The detour route for southbound motorists is I-71 southbound to the US 30 eastbound exit (Crider Rd.), east on Crider Rd. to Koogle Rd., and then south on Koogle Rd. to the US 30 westbound on ramp. Daily/nightly lane closures will tentatively begin Monday, August 12 for pavement repairs. Lane widths will be reduced to 11’ in each direction during the duration of the project. The project is expected to be complete August 2020.
US Route 30: Bridge Repairs ***UPDATE***
US 30, at the Reed Road overpass bridge, will have single lane closures for a bridge repair project. The entrance ramp from Reed Rd. to US 30 westbound and the US 30 exit ramp to Reed Rd. are now open. The ramps were previously closed for structure repairs to the Reed Rd. bridge over US 30. The project is expected to be complete October 2019.
US Route 42
US 42, from Grace St. in the City of Mansfield to Baney Rd. in the City of Ashland, will have intermittent lane closures for a resurfacing project. Crews will perform night work as needed from Crider Rd. to Stewart Rd. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete October 2019.