The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Highland County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting. Projects with active or future traffic impacts are linked to OHGO.com.
S.R. 72 Bridge Replacement — Work began March 13 for a bridge replacement on S.R. 72 between Oak Grove Road and S.R. 28, over Middle Fork Lees Creek. S.R. 72 will be closed for 90 days for this construction. During the closure, traffic will be detoured via S.R. 28, S.R. 73 and S.R. 729. Estimated completion: Summer 2023.
Strait Creek Road Bridge Replacement — Work began March 1 for a bridge replacement on Strait Creek Road, approximately 0.5 miles west of S.R. 41. The road was closed March 6 and will remain closed for the duration of construction. During the closure, traffic will be detoured via S.R. 41, Sinking Spring Road and Elmville Road. Estimated completion: Summer 2023.
U.S. 50 Resurfacing — Work will resume on a resurfacing project on U.S. 50 between the city of Hillsboro and Carper Lane starting March 27. Remaining work will include repairs and maintenance to bridges along the route. One lane of traffic will be maintained using temporary signals for the duration of the project. Estimated completion: Spring 2023.
For more information contact the District 9 Public Information Office at 740-774-8834.
Submitted by the Ohio Department of Transportation.