WCH Road Report

 

updated as of 02/26/15

updated as of 02/26/15

District 9 Weekly Travel Report

For the week ending February 14, 2015:

ADAMS COUNTY

Operations for a slide repair project on S.R. 770 have been suspended, and the route is now open to two lanes of traffic at the 2.01-mile marker. The project site is situated between Tranquility Pike and McCreight Road, just east of Seaman, and contractors will return to the site in the spring to complete pavement work. When work does resume, traffic will be maintained in one lane. (#14-0499)

BROWN COUNTY

Currently, there are no significant lane restrictions or closures on the state highway system due to construction or maintenance projects.

Fayette County

U.S. 35 East is down to one lane 2/26/15 while crews await a tow service to remove a wrecked semi-tractor trailer. Motorists can expect delay's and are asked to use caution.

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

Currently, there are no significant lane restrictions or closures on the state highway system due to construction or maintenance projects.

S.R. 138 in Highland County has been closed at the 24.30-mile marker, between T.R. 300 (Duff Road) and S.R. SR 771, due to an accident. Law enforcement personnel are on the scene, and ODOT crews will be detouring traffic via C.R. 46 (Worley Mill Road), C.R. 16 (Petersburg Road) and T.R. 288 (Rittenhouse Road).

The duration of closure is unknown at this time.

 

JACKSON COUNTY

Construction is set to begin in early March for a rock excavation and slide repair project on S.R. 327, just south of T.R. 207 (Woodrow Hale Road) and approximately two miles south of the Vinton County line. A start date has yet to be established; however, once construction begins, the route will be subject to a 60-day closure, and motorists will be detoured via U.S. 50, S.R. 683 and S.R. 93. (#14-0571)

Operations for a grade separation project at U.S. 35 and C.R. 9 (Keystone Furnace Road) are under way. Currently, traffic impacts are minimal, and traffic is being maintained on all mainline routes during construction. The project is scheduled to be completed by early summer of 2015. (#14-0140)

LAWRENCE COUNTY

FEBRUARY 16, 2015: A slide repair project is scheduled to begin the week of February 16 on S.R. 775. Crews will be realigning a portion of the route and correcting the slip area that is situated between C.R. 2 (Greasy Ridge Road) and T.R. 220 (Trace Creek-Marion Ridge Road), approximately four miles south of S.R. 141. During the initial phase, there should be little to no impact to traffic; at all other times, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers. All work should be completed by early summer. (#14-0531)

A bridge replacement project continues on S.R. 7 at the Indian Guyan Creek bridge, just west of Proctorville. Traffic is being maintained in one, 11-foot lane with temporary traffic signals. (#14-0078)

Operations for a signal and lighting project on U.S. 52 at the Ashland, Ky. twin bridges and Coal Grove have been suspended temporarily due to weather and materials-related issues. Currently, there is little to no impact to traffic on U.S. 52 or the bridges; however, when crews return to the site, lane restrictions will be in place at the intersection, and motorists may encounter some intermittent periods of delay in the construction zone. (#14-0364)

The Ironton-Russell Bridge replacement project continues, with work being conducted off affected roadways. In addition to localized closures affecting downtown traffic, motorists are advised of equipment entering and exiting the work zone in Ironton and at the U.S. 23 viaduct in Kentucky. (#11-0628)

PIKE COUNTY

An emergency slide repair project is under way on C.R. 50 (Watson Road), near its junction with C.R. 55 (Hay Hollow Road) and just north of S.R. 335. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with temporary traffic signals. The project is anticipated to be completed in late spring. (#14-0432)

ROSS COUNTY

FEBRUARY 9, 2015: S.R. 772 will be closed just north of Liberty Hill Road, approximately two miles south of Chillicothe, for a slide repair project. The closure will be in effect for up to 120 days, and while the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 23, S.R. 104 and S.R. 220 in Pike County. (#14-0572)

SCIOTO COUNTY

A demolition project is under way within the corridor of the upcoming S.R. 823 (Portsmouth Bypass) project. Crews are clearing property obtained for the project; however, there should be little to no impact to traffic. All work is anticipated to be completed in early winter. (#14-2001)

FEBRUARY 9, 2015: Operations for a bridge replacement on S.R. 73 will begin during the week of February 9. Crews will be replacing the structure at the 1.10–mile marker over Rarden Creek and immediately west of Rarden, by relocating it adjacent to the existing structure. During the initial phase of construction, there should be little to no impact to traffic; at all other times, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers and/or temporary signals. All work should be completed by late summer. (#14-0498)