Road barrels

MANSFIELD -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its construction report for the week of July 15.

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

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.

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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.