Loading…
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeHome
Published: Friday, 3/14/2003

Lane closings resume on Airport Highway

Lane closings will resume tomorrow on Airport Highway in eastern Springfield Township as preparations begin for the second, and likely final, phase of a $9.2 million widening project, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced yesterday.

Beginning in the morning, eastbound traffic will be restricted to a single lane between Holloway Road and I-475 so traffic patterns can be set up for two-way traffic on the eastbound side of the roadway, officials said.

A single lane of westbound traffic will be shifted over on Monday, after which construction will begin.

Joe Rutherford, an ODOT spokesman, had previously said that lane closings would start on a Monday.

But yesterday he explained that dry weather forecast for this weekend supported the prompt resumption of work, and a Saturday start also would allow many motorists to see the changed traffic pattern before Monday morning's rush hour.

Miller Brothers Construction, of Archbold, Ohio, added a lane to the roadway's eastbound side last year, and this year the westbound lanes will be widened and a new median divider built.

All construction is scheduled to conclude by Nov. 11.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.






Poll