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Lane, Ramp Closures, Detours for I-75 Construction in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports the following I-75 construction and maintenance activities impacting travel through Sunday, July 15, 2018:

Auglaize County

  • I-75 between SR 219 and Breese Road, Nightly lane closures June 18th – July 27th between the hours of 6 pm and 7 am. One lane will remain open in each direction.
  • US 33 between SR 29 and I-75, Daily lane closures March 26th – July 31st between the hours of 7 am and 5 pm. One lane will remain open in each direction.

Miami County

  • SR 55 Ramp to I-75 north, RAMP CLOSURE July 9th – 16th. The official detour is: SR 55 to SR 41 to I-75 north.
  • I-75 between CR 25A (Tipp City) and Eldean Road, Lane closures June 18th – August 31st. These will become double lane closures each night between 7 pm and 6 am. One lane will remain open at all times. *These closures will not be in effect Friday mornings – Sunday afternoons.

Montgomery County

  • I-75 south Ramp to I-675 north, Annual bridge inspections July 12th between the hours of 12 pm – 4 pm. Single lane closures will be in effect while crews evaluate the bridge. One lane of traffic will remain open during inspections.
  • I-75 between SR 725 and East River Road, Nightly lane closures July 12th – August 24th between the hours of 7 pm and 6 am. These will become double lane closures at 11 pm. One lane will remain open in each direction.
  • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 east, Nightly RAMP CLOSURES July 10th – 13th between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am. The official detour is: I-75 north to Second Street to I-75 south to US 35 east.
  • I-75 between SR 48 and Needmore Road, Nightly lane closures April 29th – July 31st between the hours of 7 pm and 6 am. These will become double lane closures at 10 pm. One lane will remain open in each direction.
  • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 west, RAMP CLOSURE March 30th – September 30th. The official detour is: I-75 north to US 35 east to Jefferson/Main Street to Ludlow Street to US 35 west.
  • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 east, Lane width restriction November 29th – September 30th. One lane will remain open on the ramp with a width of 11 feet.

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Expect Delays for I-75 Paving in Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 Office advises motorists that crews have begin performing paving operations on Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County.

Work is being performed beginning at milepoint 71.7, just south of the Madison County line, extending south to milepoint 68.7. During these operations lanes, will be reduced.

Crews will perform paving operations during the nighttime hours from approximately 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. ET each morning.

Work is expected to be completed in approximately four weeks. The starting date and duration of work may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays.

Motorists are reminded that construction continues for the Interstate 75 widening project between milepoint 69.5 to milepoint 55.7, and speed limits are reduced from 70 mph to 55 mph. Drivers should expect delays and are encouraged to allow extra time in reaching their destination.


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Holiday Drivers Beware: Terrible Tuesday

INRIX, in collaboration with the American Automobile Association, predicts drivers will experience the worst congestion over the holiday week on Tuesday, July 3 in the late afternoon – as commuters leave work early and mix with holiday travelers. Travel times could increase two-fold in the major metros across the U.S., with drivers in Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C. experiencing the most significant delays.

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AAA: Nearly 47 Million Americans Will Set New Independence Day Holiday Travel Record

A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest number since AAA started tracking 18 years ago. For the 39.7 million Americans planning a Fourth of July road trip, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, predicts travel times in the most congested cities in the U.S. could be twice as long than the normal trip, with Tuesday being the busiest day.

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Lane Closures, Delays for I-75 Construction in Tennessee Through June 20

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following I-75 construction and maintenance activities through Wednesday, June 20, 1018.

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 142: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • KNOX COUNTY, I-75 South Ramp to Callahan Drive (Exit 110): Motorists should be alert for lane closures and lane shifts on this exit ramp as crews begin this ramp widening and signalization project. Motorists should be alert for narrowed lanes, workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

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