ConstructionWeb1The following is a look at construction and maintenance work on local roadways and state highways in the region. Information is provided by the City of Findlay Engineering Department, regional county engineer’s offices, and the Ohio Department of Transportation:

UPDATED: Monday, April 24, 2017

FINDLAY

  • East Lincoln Street between Main and East streets will be reduced to one lane, westbound only, through October due to construction of the Hancock Hotel.

HANCOCK COUNTY

The following traffic restrictions related to the reconstruction and widening of Interstate 75 through Findlay and Hancock County are scheduled to occur in the coming weeks:

  • Interstate 75 both northbound and southbound from the U.S. 68/Ohio 15 interchange to Hancock County 99 is restricted to one lane at times during nighttime hours only. The restrictions are necessary to perform shoulder work and for placement of temporary pavement in preparation for future shifts in traffic patterns. Lane restrictions generally occur from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night. Two lanes in each direction are maintained on I-75 during daytime hours.
  • By the end of the coming week, the I-75 northbound lanes through this section will be shifted to the right onto the outside shoulder.
  • In the coming weeks, temporary barriers will be placed throughout this section in the northbound direction and also southbound traffic will be shifted.
  • I-75 between Hancock County 99 and Oil Center Road in Wood County is currently reduced to two lanes in each direction for paving. Work is occurring nightly, from about 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Paving operations will continue through June.
  • All ramps at the U.S. 68/Ohio 15 interchange are currently open. The exit ramp from I-75 northbound to U.S. 68/Ohio 15 is expected to close late this spring or early summer for about three years. At that time, traffic will be detoured north to the Ohio 12 interchange to I-75 southbound back to U.S. 68/Ohio 15.
  • The Harrison Street bridge over I-75 is currently scheduled to close May 8 for about nine months for reconstruction. Prior to the closure, traffic on I-75 in the area of the Harrison Street overpass will be restricted to one lane at times in preparation for the construction. The restrictions will take place during nighttime hours, generally from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.
  • Through July, single-lane restrictions are possible on Interstate 75 between U.S. 20 and Hancock County 99 for finish work.
  • Through June, I-75 between Oil Center Road and Hancock County 99 will be reduced to two 11-foot lanes for paving.

Also in Hancock County, Ohio 12/Ohio 235 overlap between Ohio 235 and Township Road 57 will close today for 60 days for repair of a bridge deck.

Berm repair will take place at the following locations during the week with traffic maintained:

  • Ohio 12 between the Putnam County line and the city of Findlay.
  • U.S. 224 between the Putnam County line and the city of Findlay.
  • Ohio 613 between the Putnam County line and I-75.
    Concrete repair on the following overhead bridges over I-75 will take place with traffic reduced to one lane:
  • Ohio 12 over I-75.
  • Ohio 613 over I-75.

ALLEN COUNTY

  • I-75 and Ohio 696 traffic signal upgrade in Beaverdam may restrict traffic at times. Work will take place at both the northbound and southbound exit ramps.

HARDIN COUNTY

  • Ohio 81 at Township Road 55, east of Ada, will be reduced to one lane for drainage tile repair.

HENRY COUNTY

  • Through June, lane restrictions are possible on Ohio 18 between Holgate and Ohio 109 for chip sealing.
  • Through June, lane restrictions are possible on Ohio 109 between Hamler and the Henry/Putnam county line for chip sealing.
  • Through September, lane restrictions are possible on Ohio 108 between Ohio 18 and County Road F in Holgate for resurfacing.

PUTNAM COUNTY

No current road closures listed.


SENECA COUNTY

No current road closures listed.


WOOD COUNTY

  • Through July, single-lane restrictions are possible on Interstate 75 between U.S. 20 and Hancock County 99 for finish work.
  • Through June, I-75 between Oil Center Road and Hancock County 99 will be reduced to two, 11-foot lanes for paving.
  • Through June, the southbound I-75 rest area is closed for renovations and pavement repair.

WYANDOT COUNTY

  • Ohio 53 between Ohio 103 and County Road 2, McCutchenville, will close today for about six months for bridge replacements over Thorn Run and Tymochtee Creek.
  • Ohio 37 between Ohio 67 and Ohio 53 will be reduced to one lane for sealing of pavement cracks.