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Updated Update: I-75 South to close Tuesday, Thursday & Friday nights

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Mark Heyne
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WVXU News

Updated update:

Hamilton County (Monday, Dec. 8, 2014) – The full closure of southbound I-75 between the SR 562 and Mitchell Avenue interchanges is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9, Thursday, Dec. 11 and Friday, Dec. 12. Closures for the railroad bridge replacement project are as follows: Monday, Dec. 8 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m.; single lane closure on southbound I-75 at 8 p.m., followed by double lane closure at 11 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9; a rolling road closure will also be in place on southbound I-75. Tuesday, Dec. 9 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m.; followed by full closure of southbound I-75 at 11 p.m. with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10. Suggested detour is west on I-275 to east on I-74 to I-75. The ramp from southbound I-75 to eastbound SR 562 will be open to traffic as well. Thursday, Dec. 11 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m.; followed by full closure of southbound I-75 at 11 p.m. with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12. Suggested detour is west on I-275 to east on I-74 to I-75. The ramp from southbound I-75 to eastbound SR 562 will be open to traffic as well. Friday, Dec. 12 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m.; followed by full closure of southbound I-75 at 11 p.m. with all lanes reopened to traffic by 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. Suggested detour is west on I-275 to east on I-74 to I-75. The ramp from southbound I-75 to eastbound SR 562 will be open to traffic as well. All work is dependent on the weather. Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers, and arrow boards and signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming closure and detour. 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 through the work zone.

Update:

The full closure of southbound I-75 between the SR 562 and Mitchell Avenue interchanges originally scheduled for this weekend will now take place Monday, Dec. 8 and Wednesday, Dec. 10. Closures for the railroad bridge replacement project are as follows: Saturday, Dec. 6 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 and single lane closure on southbound I-75 at 7 p.m., followed by double lane closure at 10 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 Monday, Dec. 8 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m., followed by full closure of southbound I-75 at 11 p.m. with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9. Suggested detour is west on I-275 to east on I-74 to I-75. The ramp from southbound I-75 to eastbound SR 562 will be open to traffic as well. Tuesday, Dec. 9 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m.; single lane closure on southbound I-75 at 8 p.m., followed by double lane closure at 11 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 Wednesday, Dec. 10 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m., followed by full closure of southbound I-75 at 11 p.m. with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11. Suggested detour is west on I-275 to east on I-74 to I-75. The ramp from southbound I-75 to eastbound SR 562 will be open to traffic as well. Thursday, Dec. 11 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m.; single lane closure on southbound I-75 at 8 p.m., followed by double lane closure at 11 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12. Also, a rolling road block will be in place on southbound I-7. Friday, Dec. 12 Closure of SR 562 ramp to southbound I-75 at 9 p.m.; single lane closure on north and southbound I-75 at 8 p.m., followed by double lane closure on southbound I-75 at 11 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. All work is dependent on the weather. Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers, and arrow boards and signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming closure and detour. 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 through the work zone.

Traffic alert: Avoid southbound 75 Saturday night. The highway will be shutdown from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.

The closure extends from the Norwood Lateral to Mitchell Ave. Crews are working on a railroad bridge replacement project.

Here's more information from the Ohio Department of Transportation:

All lanes of southbound I-75 will be closed between the SR 562 and Mitchell Avenue interchanges beginning at 11 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. The ramp from westbound SR 562 to southbound I-75 will also be closed. Single lane closures will be in place beginning at 9 p.m. All lanes of southbound I-75 will also be closed Monday, Dec. 8, Tuesday, Dec. 9, and if necessary, Wednesday, Dec. 10, beginning at 11 p.m. with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. the following day. Suggested detour is west on I-275 to east on I-74 to I-75. The ramp from southbound I-75 to eastbound SR 562 will be open to traffic as well. All work is dependent on the weather. Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers, and arrow boards and signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming closure and detour.