Road barrels

Road construction dots Richland County this week.

MANSFIELD – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Richland County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.

State Route 13 bridge repairs

State Route 13, at the bridge between Ogle Street and state Route 97, will have single lane closures as needed for bridge repairs.

NEW IMPACTS

The bridge painting is complete and the reduced clearance of 14’ 6” has been removed.

Single lane closures will be utilized as needed for continued project work. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.

Estimated completion: August 2020

U.S Route 30 major rehabilitation

U.S. 30, from state Route 309 to just east of the 5th Avenue ramps, will have single lane closures for a major rehabilitation project. Traffic will always be maintained.

NEW IMPACTS

Crews will be working on the east side of Route 545 while maintaining traffic on the west side. Traffic will be maintained using signalized closures on Route 545, under U.S. 30.

Eastbound and Westbound traffic on U.S. 30 will be shifted onto the shoulders beginning just west of the Route 309 ramps. Two 12’ lanes will be maintained on U.S. 30 in this area. This shift is to construct the median crossover.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

Crews continue work on the east side of Route 39 while maintaining traffic on the west side.

Work continues in the area of the Route 39 northbound ramp to U.S. 30 eastbound and Longview Avenue relocation just east of Route 39. Traffic will be maintained on the ramp.

S. 30 eastbound and westbound, from Trimble Road to Route 13, will have nightly, single lane closures from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. to complete temporary pavement on the shoulders.

S. 30 eastbound daytime lane closure between Route 545 and 5th Avenue to work on rock cut area.

S. 30 structure work – U.S. 30 eastbound traffic lanes have been shifted over Bowman Street so that crews can complete structure work. Two 11’ lanes will be maintained on U.S. 30 eastbound. Crews continue work on the Bowman Street structure work under U.S. 30. Traffic on Bowman Street will be maintained by flaggers.

Earthwork continues at Route 39 northbound ramp to U.S. 30 eastbound and Longview Avenue relocation just east or Route 39. Traffic will be maintained.

Estimated completion: May 2023

State Route 61 culvert replacement – NEW IMPACTS – State Route 61, between Preston Road and Dinninger Road, will close Monday, August 10 for a culvert replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is state Route 61 to Route 96/39, west on Route 96/39 to Route 598, north on Route 598 to Route 61, and reverse for southbound motorists. Estimated completion: Friday, August 21, 2020

Interstate 71 resurfacing project

I-71 northbound and southbound, from the Morrow county line to state Route 97, will have single lane, daytime closures and double lane, nighttime closures for a resurfacing project.

NEW IMPACTS

The state Route 13 northbound exit and entrance ramps at I-71 will close Monday, August 3 for pavement repairs. Estimated Completion: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Northbound detour from I-71 to Route 13: continue on I-71 to Route 39, exit and re-enter I-71 southbound to Route 13 northbound.

Southbound detour from Route 13 to I-71 northbound: continue on Route 13 southbound to Route 97 west to I-71 northbound.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

Crews continue night work on I-71 from the Morrow/Richland county line to the state Route 13 exit.

Work will progress in both zones simultaneously.

Estimated completion: October 2020

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