Road Closings

MANSFIELD – The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its District 3 construction report for the week of Sept. 16.

Richland County drivers are urged to use caution on these roads:

State Route 13/97

SR 13/97, within the Village of Bellville, is closed due to the annual Bellville Street Fair. SR 13/97 will be closed between Durbin Ave. and Ogle St. The detour route for southbound motorists is west on Ogle St, south on Belle St., east on Durbin Ave., and back to SR 13/97. The detour route for northbound motorists is east on Durbin Ave., north on Huron St., and west on Ogle St., and back to SR 13/97. The road is expected to reopen Saturday, September 15, 2019.

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, 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 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. will close Monday, September 16 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, October 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.

Interstate 71

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

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