Highland County travel report

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For the week ending July 22, the following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring long-term lane restrictions and/or closures along the state and federal highway system in Highland County. For statewide information regarding road conditions affected by weather, construction, maintenance or accidents, visit ODOT on the web at www.Ohgo.com

Operations for a bridge replacement project on Lewis Lane are underway. The project site is situated east of Selph Road, near the end of the roadway, and throughout construction traffic will be maintained on temporary pavement and by flaggers as needed. All work is scheduled to be completed in mid to late fall.

SR 28 has been closed in the community of East Monroe for a bridge replacement project. The project site is located between Barger Road and Martinsburg Road, approximately 2.5 miles east of Leesburg. The closure will be in effect for up to 150 days, and throughout construction motorists will be detoured SR 771 and SR 138. All work is anticipated to be complete in late fall.

Operations for a resurfacing project on SR 28 and SR 135 are underway. Crews will be paving SR 28 from the west corporation limit of Greenfield to the Ross County line, as well as SR 135 between its junction with U.S. Route 50 at Allensburg and SR 134 at Lynchburg. The project also includes a bridge replacement on SR 135 at Lynchburg. During paving operations, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers.

As part of the resurfacing project on SR 28 and SR 135, SR 135 is closed at the village of Lynchburg, between Texas Street and Glenavy Drive, for a bridge replacement. The closure will be in effect for up to 75 days, and while the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 50 and SR 134.

A paving project has begun on SR 28 from the Leesburg corporation limit to the western corporation of Greenfield and is nearing completion. Crews have minor finishing work to complete in the village of Greenfield; however, traffic impacts should be minimal. The project is scheduled to be completed in early summer.

Submitted by Kathleen Fuller, public information officer, ODOT District 9.

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