MANSFIELD -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its road construction schedule for the week of Sept. 30.
As a result, Richland County drivers are urged to use caution on these roads:
US Route 30: Resurfacing Project
US 30, from just west of the Lexington/Springmill interchange to the SR 309 interchange, will have single-lane closures for a resurfacing project. Daily/nightly lane closures will tentatively begin Monday, Aug. 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
US 30, at the Reed Road overpass bridge, will single-lane closures for a bridge repair project. Both the entrance ramp from Reed Rd. to US 30 westbound and the US 30 exit ramp to Reed Rd. are closed for structure repairs to the Reed Rd. bridge over US 30. Entrance Ramp Detour:
The detour route for motorists traveling from Reed Rd. to US 30 will be to continue north on Reed Rd. to Crider Rd., west on Crider Rd. to Laver Rd., and south on Laver Rd. to US 30 westbound. Exit Ramp Detour: The detour route for motorists traveling from US 30 to Reed Rd. will be to continue westbound on US 30 to the Laver Rd. exit ramp, north on Laver Rd. to Crider Rd., and east on Crider Rd. to US 30.
The ramp is expected to reopen Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. The entire 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.