Lane closures set for I-71 bridge

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Various nightly lane closures are required on southbound I-71 beginning next week, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

There will be lane closures on I-71 between Wilmington Road and State Route 123 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 10 through 6 a.m. the following morning. These lane closures will be in effect until 8 a.m. Saturday, July 15.

In addition, short-term closure on the southbound I-71 ramp into the rest area beginning 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13 until the following morning.

Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone and restrictions.

To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.

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