More I-71 closures for bridge work


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Full and short-term full closures will be necessary on I-71 this Sunday to accommodate bridge work on the original southbound Interstate 71/Jeremiah Morrow bridge.

Southbound I-71 will be closed to traffic between the State Route 73 and SR 48 exits from 6 a.m. until 11 a.m. Sunday, May 21. The detour uses SR 73, U.S. 42 and SR 48.

On northbound I-71, there will be intermittent short-term full closures between SR 73 and SR 48, using the same detour in reverse, from 6 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Also during this time, traffic on the Little Miami Scenic River and Trail will not be permitted between Wilmington Road and SR 350. Please also note the north and southbound rest areas will be closed during this time.

Law enforcement and construction personnel will be on site at various access points to the interstate, river and scenic trail to enforce these restrictions.

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