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Road construction dots Richland County this week.

MANSFIELD -- The Ohio Department of Transportation is urging extra caution on U.S. 30 in Mansfield on Sept. 1.

U.S. Route 30 major rehabilitation

U.S. 30, from State Route 309 to just east of the 5th Avenue ramps, will have single-lane closures for a major rehabilitation project. Traffic will always be maintained.

NEW IMPACTS

Wednesday, Sept. 1 beginning at 9 p.m.: U.S. 30 eastbound, between Trimble Road and SR 13, crews will perform a rolling roadblock for pavement repairs. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible as traffic will be slowed throughout the work zone. Please use caution while driving through the zone and be patient as crews work to fix the roadway.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

U.S. 30 eastbound – One lane of eastbound traffic will be maintained from just west of SR 309 to SR 13, and two lanes of traffic eastbound form SR 13 to just east of 5th Avenue.

U.S. 30 westbound – One lane of westbound traffic will be maintained from just east of 5th Avenue to SR 13, and two lanes of traffic westbound from SR 13 to just west of Trimble Road.

U.S. 30 westbound access to exits at 5th Avenue, SR 13, Trimble Road, and SR 309 are currently being maintained. Access from U.S. 30 westbound to SR 545 and SR 39 will not be permitted (ramps closed).

Construction of the U.S. 30 westbound lanes and reconstruction of the ramps is tentatively scheduled to be complete September 2021.

Closure of the U.S. 30 westbound exit and entrance ramps to SR 545.

Closure of the U.S. 30 westbound exit and entrance ramp to SR 39. The detour route will be U.S. 30 westbound to Trimble Road exit, south on Trimble Road to U.S. 30 eastbound, and U.S. 30 eastbound to the SR 39 exit.

Closure of the 5th Avenue entrance ramp to U.S. 30 westbound. The detour route will be 5th Avenue to U.S. 30 eastbound, east on U.S. 30 to the Reed Road exit, and north on Reed Road to U.S. 30 westbound.

Lane widths will be 11’ throughout the length of the project.

All eastbound exits will be maintained throughout the season, except for the SR 545 exit which has been permanently removed per project plans.

Eastbound and westbound traffic will be separated by portable concrete barrier throughout the length of the project.

Estimated completion of entire project: May 2023

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