Ohio Department of Transportation

12/02/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/02/2019 08:06

12-02-2019 - Weekly Construction Report

For the Week of December 2

LORAIN COUNTYUS Route 6: Bridge Repairs
US 6, between Washington Ave. and Arizona Ave., will be reduced to one lane of traffic for bridge repairs on the Charles Berry Bascule Bridge. The westbound lanes and south sidewalk are closed. Traffic will be maintained in the eastbound lanes and pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north sidewalk. Intermittent bridge lifts are scheduled as crews complete bridge work. The openings should not be any longer than those normally utilized to allow passage of a vessel. A sidewalk detour is posted for pedestrians. Specific project work can be found online at dot.state.oh.us/districts/D03/Pages/LOR-6-Charles-Berry-Bascule-Bridge0501-5976.aspx. The project is expected to be complete March 2020.
US Route 20: Major Widening
US 20, between Stoney Ridge Rd. and Lear Nagle Rd., will have one lane of traffic maintained in each direction. Crews continue to work on apron grading, forming, and concrete pouring on US 20, east of Jaycox Rd. Crews will be placing temporary concrete pavement, as well has new asphalt pavement on US 20 between SR 83 and Stoney Ridge Rd. While paving, driveway access will be restricted and/or temporarily closed to allow paving equipment through. Work continues on the Root Rd. structure over French Creek, and grading in preparation for new asphalt pavement is taking place. Root Rd. is open to southbound traffic only. Lanes widths throughout the project will be reduced to 10 ft. Three lanes of traffic will be maintained; one eastbound lane, one westbound lane and a center turn lane. Specific project work can be found online atdot.state.oh.us/districts/D03/Pages/LOR-US-20-.aspx. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing by the work zone. Pedestrians and bicyclists should use extreme caution while traveling through the work zone and stay out of the active work area to avoid conflicts with construction vehicles and equipment. The project is expected to be complete in Fall of 2020. However, all work is weather dependent and is subject to change.
US Route 20: Roadway Improvement
US 20, from SR 301 to Case Rd., will have intermittent lane closures for a resurfacing project. Crews are working on pavement repairs and resurfacing work.The project is expected to be complete April 2020.
US Route 20: Bridge Replacement
US 20 over Ridgeway Ditch, between Case Rd. and Fowlers Run, will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction for a bridge replacement project.The project is expected to be complete May 2020.
State Route 254: Intersection Improvement Project
SR 254, from I-90 to SR 301, will have shoulder closures for an intersection improvement project. Crews will be working in the right shoulder, from Cobblestone Square Dr. to SR 301, installing storm sewers. The contractor will also be installing new signal pole foundations. Please use caution while traveling through the work zone. The project is expected to be complete May 2020; however all work is weather dependent and is subject to change.
State Route 301: Sewer InstallationSR 301, between Hilliard Rd. and Whitman Blvd., is closed for an open trenching sewer installation. The detour for southbound motorists is SR 301 to SR 254, west on SR 254 to SR 57, south on SR 57 back to SR 301, and reverse for northbound motorists. Weather permitting, the closure is expected to last 90 days. This closure is a part of the City of Elyria's Abby Rd. project. For more information on the project, or the closure, please contact the Kathlyn, from the City of Elyria's Engineer's Office, at 440-326-1444.
State Route 611
SR 611, from SR 301 to the City of Lorain Corporation Limit, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for a resurfacing project. This project is located in the Village of Sheffield. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete June 2020.

MEDINA COUNTY
North Carpenter Road
North Carpenter Rd., from Concord Dr. to Boston Rd., will have single lane closures throughout the project. North Carpenter Rd. northbound, between Grafton Rd. and Valley Forge Dr., is now closed. Work on various drainage items and waterline work also continues. Concrete pavement, sidewalks, and driveway aprons are being installed at various locations along the project limits. The detour route for northbound motorists is to go east on SR 303 to W. 130th St., north on W. 130th St. to Grafton Rd., west on Grafton Rd. to North Carpenter Rd., and reverse for southbound motorists. ALL northbound traffic will be detoured. Southbound traffic will be maintained for local traffic ONLY. This phase of the project is expected to be complete in 120 days. Detour routes are posted. For more informationvisit our website at http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D03/Pages/North-Carpenter-Road-.aspx. The entire project is expected to be complete September 2020.
Interstate 71
I-71 southbound, just before the Ridgewood Rd. overpass, will have a single lane closure as crews complete noise wall maintenance and repairs. The project is expected to be complete December 2019; however, all work is weather dependent and is subject to change.

RICHLAND COUNTY
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. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete November 2019.​


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