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Road Closings / Traffic Advisories
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Current Closures • Upcoming Closures • Recent Openings • Traffic Advisories

Updated: May 22, 2018

• All dates are tentative and may vary due to weather and other circumstances.
• Detours are posted for all thru traffic during closures. How detours are determined.
• Local and emergency access to homes and businesses is maintained at all times.
• Emergency personnel, local government agencies, school districts and post offices are notified of all closures. Media are also notified; however, we cannot guarantee that the information will be published or aired.
• Current project information, status reports, and pictures, please see Current Projects.
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    BECKETT ROAD at SMITH ROAD
    West Chester Township

    Open effective May 9, 2018. Roundabout work is complete, one month ahead of schedule.

    ELK CREEK ROAD
    Madison Township

    Open effective May 22, 2018.

    HOWE ROAD
    Wayne Township

    Open eff3ective May 18, 2018. Culvert work is complete.
    Locate on map.

    LAYHIGH ROAD
    Ross Township

    Open effective May 11, 2018.
    Locate on map.

    MIDDLETOWN GERMANTOWN ROAD at KEISTER ROAD
    Madison Township

    Traffic Advisory: This intersection converted to an all-way (4-way) stop effective April 18, 2018. The intersection was a 2-way stop with stop signs posted for Keister Road traffic. Effective April 18 all four legs are now required to stop, helping to facilitate safer traffic flow through the intersection.

    MORGAN ROSS ROAD
    Morgan / Ross Township line

    Will close 1.0 mile north of Hamilton New London Road and 1.2 miles south of Ohio 748 beginning Tuesday, May 29, 2018 for a culvert replacement by crews from the Ross Township Road Maintenance Department. The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of June 4, 2018.
    Detour: Northbound Morgan Ross Road traffic will detour west on Hamilton New London Road, northwest on Ohio 126, then north and northeast on Ohio 748 to Morgan Ross. Southbound traffic will reverse this route.

    MORMAN ROAD
    Hanover Township

    Will close five feet north of Stahlheber Road and 1.0 mile south of Ohio 130 for a culvert replacement beginning Thursday, May 24, 2018. The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of May 28, 2018.
    Detour: Northbound Morman Road traffic will detour east on Stahlheber Road, north on Boyle Road, and west on Ohio 130 to Morman. Southbound traffic will reverse this route.
    Locate on map.
    Notification to local residents and businesses.

    MYERS ROAD
    Madison Township

    Closed ten feet east of Browns Run Road and 1.6 miles west of Middletown Germantown Road for a bridge replacement effective May 14, 2018. The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of July 30, 2018.
    Detour: Eastbound Myers Road traffic will detour north on Browns Run Road, northeast on Hetzler Road, east on Keister Road, and south on Middletown Germantown Road to Myers. Westbound traffic will reverse this route.
    Locate on map.

    NEW HAVEN ROAD
    Morgan Township

    Closed between the Hamilton County line and Ohio 126 for four seperate culvert replacements effective May 10, 2018. The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of May 28, 2018.
    Detour: Northbound New Haven Road traffic will detour east on Willey Road in Hamilton County, north on Paddy's Run Road which becomes Morgan Ross Road in Butler County, and northwest on Ohio 126 to New Haven Road. Southbound traffic will reverse this route.

    OHIO 503
    Wayne Township

    ODOT Traffic Advisory: Pavement work requires various lane closures on State Route 503 between SR 73 and the Preble county line daily from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 through Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Traffic will be maintained.

    OHIO 744
    Wayne Township

    ODOT Closure: Emergency culvert replacement requires closing State Route 744 beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, May 16. SR 744 will be closed approximately 0.26 miles east of Waynes Trace Road. SR 744 will be open to traffic by approximately 3 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018.
    Detour: The detour uses U.S. Route 127, SR 73, and SR 503.

    OHIO 747
    Liberty Township

    Traffic Advisory: A roadway improvement to Ohio 747 between Princeton Road and Millikin Road is under way effective February 12, 2018. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times. There will also be occasional lane shifts on 747 to accommodate removal of old pavement and move traffic onto permanent pavement. Access to businesses and side streets will be maintained throughout the course of the project; however, a 30-day closure of Willow Ridge Drive for drainage, curb, and pavement tie-in will be necessary. This closure is most likely to occur in mid-spring. All work is slated for completion in mid-September 2018.

    Motorists may encounter occasional delays through the construction zone and are encouraged to find alternate routes in an effort to reduce possible congestion.

    Willow Ridge Drive closure: Willow Ridge Drive is closed on the west side of Ohio 747 effective April 25, 2018 for approximately 30 days. This closure is necessary for drainage, curb, and pavement work in conjunction with the Ohio 747 widening project.
    Detour: Wynds of Liberty residents will need to enter and exit their subdivision using Princeton or Millikin Roads or via Moselle Drive to Liberty Fairfield Road.

    News release.
    Project location map.

    OXFORD MILFORD ROAD
    Oxford city / Milford Township line

    Closing scheduled for May 23, 2018 has been postponed until June.

    RIGGS ROAD
    Oxford Township

    Will close for a series of three culvert replacements beginning Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Only one culvert will be closed at a time. Crews will begin at the southernmost culvert and work north. Length of time for each culvert may vary so dates listed below are estimates only. Details are as follows:

    First and second culverts - Located 0.5 mile north of King Road and 0.2 mile south of Stillwell Beckett Road (east leg). Closing: May 29, 2018. Approximate opening date: June 6, 2018.
    Detour: Northbound Riggs Road traffic will detour south on Indian Creek Road, east on Springfield Road, east on Main Street in Reily, north on Ohio 732, and west on Stillwell Beckett Road to Riggs. Southbound traffic will reverse this route.

    Third culvert - Located 0.7 mile north of Stillwell Beckett Road (east leg) and five feet south of Brookville Road. Approximate closing date: June 6, 2018. Approximate opening date: June 8, 2018.
    Detour: Northbound Riggs Road traffic will detour east on Stillwell Beckett Road, north on Ohio 732, and west on Brookville Road to Riggs. Southbound traffic will reverse this route.

    Locate on map.
    Notification to local residents and businesses (posting soon).

    SMITH ROAD at BECKETT ROAD
    West Chester Township

    Open effective May 9, 2018. Roundabout work is complete, one month ahead of schedule.

    SOMERVILLE ROAD
    Milford Township

    Closed at the Norfolk & Southern Railroad, 0.3 mile east of U.S. 127 and 700 feet west of Hamilton Eaton Road effective May 21, 2018 for crossing repairs by N&S. The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of June 4, 2018.
    Detour: Eastbound Somerville Road traffic will detour north on U.S. 127 into Preble County, east and then south on Ohio 744 back into Butler County, and south on Hamilton Eaton Road to Somerville Road. . Westbound traffic will reverse this route.
    Locate on map.

    STILLWELL ROAD
    Reily / Hanover Township

    Closed 0.1 mile east of Decamp Road and ten feet west of Salman Road for a culvert replacement effective May 21, 2018. The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of May 28, 2018.
    Detour: Eastbound Stillwell Road traffic will detour north on Bunker Hill Woods Road, east on Garver Elliot Road, north on Woods Station Road, east on Stillwell Beckett Road, and south on U.S. 27 to Stillwell. Westbound traffic will reverse this route.

    STILLWELL BECKETT ROAD
    Hanover Township

    Open effective May 18, 2018. Culvert work is complete.

    TAYLOR SCHOOL ROAD (RITTER ST)
    St. Clair - Wayne Township line / Village of New Miami

    Closed at the Norfolk & Southern Railroad, 0.7 mile east of Brooks Road and 100 feet west of East Street, effective May 21, 2018 for crossing repairs by N&S. The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of June 4, 2018.
    Detour: Eastbound Taylor School Road traffic will detour north on Eaton Road and southeast on U.S. 127. Westbound traffic will reverse this route.
    Locate on map.

    WEST ALEXANDRIA ROAD
    Madison Township

    Open effective May 11, 2018.
    Locate on map.

    WILLOW RIDGE DRIVE
    Liberty Township

    Closed on the west side of Ohio 747 effective April 25, 2018. Please see Ohio 747 listing above for details.

    YANKEE ROAD including YANKEE RD / PRINCETON RD INTERSECTION
    Liberty Township

    A major roadway improvement along Yankee Road is under way effective July 5, 2017. This involves closure of Yankee to thru traffic from Dutchland Parkway to Princeton Road. Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses along Yankee Road and to adjoining subdivisions; however, construction will be phased so staging of traffic flow will vary. Project phasing is as follows:

    Phase 1: Complete. Yankee Road / Princeton Road intersection open. Roundabout construction is complete.

    Phase 2: Complete. Yankee Road open to local traffic between Wyandot Lane and Princeton Road. Bridge replacement is complete.

    Phase 3: Complete. Bridge widening on Yankee Road just south of Wyandot Lane is complete.

    Phase 4: Complete. Wyandot Lane / Yankee Road intersection reconstruction is complete.

    Phase 5: Under way effective March 26, 2018. This phase primarily involves construction from Maple Creek Drive south to Dutchland Parkway. This stretch is closed to all but local residents and businesses; however, Yankee Road is officially closed to thru and commuter traffic between Dutchland Parkway and Princeton Road. Wilhelmina Drive is completely closed at Yankee Road necessitating that residents of Dutchland Woods and adjoining subdivisions enter and exit via Dutchland Parkway or Maple Creek Drive. Additionally, the north access drive to the Lakota YMCA is closed. YMCA access off of Yankee Road will be via the south drive only.
    Phase 5 detour: Northbound Yankee Road traffic will detour north on Cincinnati Dayton Road and west on Princeton Road to Yankee. Southbound traffic will reverse this route.

    All work is tentatively scheduled for completion by the end of May 2018, weather permitting.

    News release (3/14/18).
    News release (12/13/17).
    Project location map with phasing.
    News release (6/21/17).
    Notification to local residents and businesses.

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