Road work

ASHLAND -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its District 3 construction report for the Week of July 1.

ODOT works with its contractors to reduce the size of work zones and open as many lanes as possible over holiday weekends. Work will continue as usual Monday, July 8.

As a result, Ashland County drivers are urged to use caution on these roads:

State Route 58

SR 58, from US 250 to the Lorain County line, will be reduced to one lane of traffic for a resurfacing and bridge repair project. Work will include signalized lane closures, allowing one lane of traffic at a time through the work zone. The project is expected to be complete September 2019.

State Route 95

SR 95, over the Black Fork Mohican River, is closed for a bridge replacement project. The detour route for southbound motorists is SR 95 to SR 39, northwest on SR 39 to SR 603, south on SR 603 to SR 95, and reverse for northbound motorists. The project is expected to be complete Aug. 31, 2019.

State Route 511

SR 511, from SR 39 to US 30, will have single-lane closures for a chip-seal project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The project is expected to be complete July 2019.

US Route 42: Bridge Replacement

US 42, between SR 603 and Bowen Rd., is closed for a bridge replacement. The detour route for northbound motorists is US 42 to US 30, east on US 30 to I-71, north on I-71 to US 250, west on US 250 to US 42, and reverse for southbound motorists. A secondary detour route for southbound motorists is US 42 to SR 603, south on SR 603 to US 30, west on US 30 to US 42, and reverse. The road is expected to reopen Saturday, June 29, 2019.