ODOT road projects underway


SIDNEY— The Ohio Department of Transportation District 7 is preparing for various road projects in the area.

Shelby County

All outlined work is weather permitting. Visit the ODOT website and OHGO.com for travel updates.

State Route 706 Maintenance – Expect lane closures on state Route 706 between state Route 29 to the Logan County Line through Friday, Sept. 20 from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Crews will be performing chip sealing. Traffic will be maintained with a flagger in the work zone.

State Route 47 Sidewalk Reconstruction – Expect lane restrictions on state Route 47 between I-75 Interchange and Fourth Avenue, through Friday, Nov. 11. Crews are reconstructing the center median and installing handicap ramps. The city of Sidney is the contact for this project.

Miami County

Interstate 75 Bridge Replacement – I-75 bridges over Rush Creek (near Piqua Country Club) will be removed and replaced. I-75 will experience a traffic pattern shift and lane restrictions in each direction, between the Shelby County Line and County Road 25A. Estimated completion is fall 2022. Visit the project page for more information.

Interstate 75 Traffic Shifts– Expect a traffic pattern shift on I-75 southbound,through Thursday, June 30. A single left-lane of I-75 southbound will shift onto I-75 northbound from the Shelby County Line then shifts back prior to the County Road 25A ramp. Drivers will be able to access the County Road 25A ramps. Both lanes of I-75 southbound will be 10-foot thru-lanes. There will also be two 10-foot side-by-side thru-lanes on I-75 northbound that will shift to the right. Crews will be working on a bridge replacement project. Traffic will be maintained in the work zone.

Interstate 75 Bridge Sealing –Expect outside shoulder closures on I-75 southbound, between County Road 25A(Piqua-Troy Road) and North County Road 25A, on Friday, May 20 through Monday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Crews will be patching and sealing the bridge abutments and piers.

Ginghamsburg Road Bridge Sealing –Expect shoulder closures on Ginghamsburg Road under I-75, between South County Road 25A and South Tipp-Cowlesville Road, on Thursday, June 2, through Friday, July 15, from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Crews will be patching and sealing the bridge pier.

Interstate 75 Utility Work –Expect intermittent multi lane closures on I-75 between County Road 25A north and U.S. 36, on Sunday, May 8, from 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. Crews will be crossing new fiber lines onto existing poles.

State Route 48 Road Reconstruction – state Route 48 (High Street) in Covington, will close, between state Route 36 and Dodd Street, on Monday, May 2, through Saturday, Oct. 1. Crews will be reconstructing the road.Southbound Detour: state Route 36 to state Route 721 to state Route 718 to state Route 48. Northbound Detour: state Route 718 to state Route 721 to state Route to state Route 36 to state Route 48

State Route 41 Road Reconstruction – state Route 41 (East Troy Pike) will close at the intersection of state Route 48 (South High Street) in Covington, on Monday, May 2, through Saturday, Oct. 1. Crews will be reconstructing the road. Southbound Detour: state Route 36 to I-75 SB to state Route 41. Northbound Detour: I-75 NB to state Route 36.

Logan County

State Route 47 Roundabout Project- ODOT will convert the intersection of State Route 47 at state Route 235 into a roundabout. Expect road closures and lane restrictions in the work zone. Estimated completion is fall 2022.Visit the project page for more information.

State Route 47 Roundabout Construction – state Route 47 will close between Township Road 21 and Township Road 208 on Friday, May 27, through Friday, Sept. 30. Crews will be constructing a roundabout. There will be an entrance to Saucy Sows Farm Market from state Route 235 only. State Route 47 westbound detour: U.S. 68 nortbound to U.S. 33 westbound to state Route 274 WB to state Route 65 southbound. State Route 47 eastbound detour: state Route 65 northbound to state Route 274 eastbound to U.S. 33 eastbound to U.S. 68 southbound.

State Route 235 Roundabout Construction – Expect lane restrictions on state Route 235 at state Route 47 on Friday, May 6, through Friday, Sept. 30 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. There will be one 12-foot lane maintained by flaggers and cones periodically. There will be an entrance to Saucy Sows Farm Market from state Route 235 only.

State Route 235 Maintenance – Expect lane closures on S.R. 235, in each direction, between River Road and County Road 43, through Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Crews will be performing an asphalt overlay. Expect one 12-foot lane to be maintained with flaggers and cones.

State Route 274 Maintenance – Expect lane closures on state Route 274, in each direction, between state Route 117 and Township Road 238, through Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Crews will be performing an asphalt overlay. Expect one 12-foot lane to be maintained with flaggers and cones.