Ohio Department of Transportation

05/17/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/18/2024 00:10

Defiance County: Construction update

May 17, 2024| ODOT

Week of May 20, 2024

LIMA, Ohio (Friday, May 17, 2024) The following work is anticipated to affect highways in Allen County. All outlined work is weather permitting.


U.S. 24 in both directions between U.S. 127 and Baltimore Street work began in May 2024 and will continue through Sept. 2025 for a pavement rehabilitation project. Visit the project webpage for more information: PID 117367.

Please be aware of the following traffic impacts:


  • S. 24 is restricted to the right lane in both directions.
  • CR 115 is closed to through traffic; only right turns are permitted (right-in and right-out).


U.S. 127, over the Maumee River, south of the village of Sherwood, closed on May 8, 2023 for approximately 365 days for a bridge replacement. Reopening is currently anticipated on May 17. Visit the project page: PID 102669


Detour: CR 424 to The Bend Road to SR 18, back to U.S. 127. (see map).

State Route 15/State Route 18 between Christy Rd. and Water St. over the Tiffin River will close on Monday, May 20, for approximately 100 days. Access for local traffic to all properties will be maintained throughout construction. Visit the project page: PID 105148


Detours: SR 18 to U.S. 127 to U.S. 24, back to SR 15 (see map).

State Route 18 and State Route 281, the Dommersville Road and E. Second Street intersection in the city of Defiance, will have traffic impacts for traffic signal work. Traffic will be maintained; flaggers may be necessary.