Road construction yellow signs

MANSFIELD -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its construction report for the week of June 24.

As a result, Richland County drivers are urged to use caution on these roads.

Kochheiser Road

Kochheiser Road, between Woodruff Road and Andrews Road in Washington Township, will be closed starting Monday, June 24 and will remain closed for 60 days. The closure will allow for a culvert replacement.

Stentz Road

Stentz Road, between Hummel Road and Funk Road in Sharon Township, will be closed starting Monday, June 24, 2019 and will remain closed for 45 days. The closure will allow for a culvert replacement.

State Route 13

SR 13, from the City of Mansfield Corp. limits to the Huron County line, will have single-lane closures for a smooth seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete June 2019.

State Route 39/State Route 96: Waterline Repair

SR 39/SR 96, at Myers Ave. in the City of Shelby, is closed for waterline repair work. The detour route for westbound motorists is SR 39/SR 96 to SR 61, south on SR 61 to SR 314, south on SR 314 to Old Lincoln Hwy, west on Old Lincoln Hwy to SR 598, north on SR 598 to SR 39/SR 96, and reverse for eastbound motorists. There is no estimated time as to when the road will reopen.

State Route 39: Smooth Seal

SR 39, between SR 430 and the City of Mansfield Corp. limit, will have single lane closures for a smooth seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete June 2019.

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Interstate 71

I-71, between CR 32 (Mock Rd.) to the Ashland County line, will have daily/nightly lane closures northbound and southbound for a resurfacing project. The project is expected to be complete August 2019.

State Route 97

SR 97, from the Village of Butler to the Village of Bellville, will have daily lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete October 2019.

State Route 603

SR 603, south of Mill St., will close Monday, June 24 for railroad crossing repairs. The detour route for northbound motorists is SR 603 to SR 13, south on SR 13 to SR 96, west on SR 96 to SR 61, north on SR 61 to SR 603, and reverse for southbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen Friday, June 28, 2019.