The following is a weekly report concerning construction and maintenance work on State highways within the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1.

Allen County

Interstate-75 between Bentley Road and state Route 103 will be restricted to one lane at times for a bridge repair project. Work will occur on I-75 over Riley Creek in Allen County and on the county Road 15 bridge over I-75 in Hancock County. The project is expected to be completed in late September.

The project will have the following anticipated impacts to traffic:

— I-75 in both directions is restricted to one lane in each direction through the work zone at times. A maximum width restriction of 13 feet is in place during the lane restriction.

— Variable speed limits are in place through the work zone. Electronic messages boards display the posted, legal speed limit, which will be reduced during construction operations and presence of workers in the area. The posted speed limit on the electronic boards is enforceable by law.

I-75 over Little Riley Creek, just north of Beaverdam, will be restricted to one lane at times for a bridge repair project. Shoulder restrictions are also possible during the project. A maximum width restriction of 12 feet is in place during the lane restrictions. Work will begin Monday and last for approximately one month.

I-75 northbound between state Route 81 and Napoleon Road will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair.

U.S. 30 eastbound exit ramp to state Route 696, Beaverdam, will closed Friday for approximately three days for pavement repairs. Traffic is detoured onto U.S. 30 eastbound, state Route 235 and U.S. 30 westbound back to state Route 696.

State Route 65 between Grand Avenue and state Route 115, Lima, is reduced to one lane through the work zone at various locations for work related to a roadway rehabilitation project that will last through the summer.

The following impacts to traffic are occurring:

— Traffic has been switched on state Route 65 between Northern Avenue and Jacobs Avenue, just north of Casa Lu Al Restaurant, to the southbound side of the roadway while widening work on the northbound side of the road takes place.

— One lane of traffic is maintained in both directions. The turn lane is not available.

— Traffic delays can be expected during the project.

State Route 81 from Wapak Road to Eastown Road, Lima, is no longer restricted as curb ramp work is mostly complete. Resurfacing of the route will occur in the coming weeks.

State Route 81 from the Indiana state line in Van Wert County to state Route 66 in Allen County will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for a chip seal project.

State Route 117 between Bowman Road the Auglaize County line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repairs.

State Route 309 between Thayer Road and Phillips Road, east of Lima, will close July 16 for approximately five days for the replacement of two culverts. Traffic will be detoured onto I-75, state Route 81 and state Route 235 back onto state Route 309.

State Route 696 between U.S. 30 and the village of Beaverdam will be restricted to one lane through the work zone during pavement resurfacing.

Putnam County

Bridge repair, pavement repair and resurfacing on the following routes within the Delphos and Ottoville area will have the following impacts to traffic:

— State Route 66, state Route 190 and state Route 697 within the city of Delphos will be restricted to one lane at various locations for pavement repairs and resurfacing.

— State Route 66 and state Route 189 within the village of Ottoville will be restricted to one lane at various locations for pavement repairs and resurfacing.

— State Route 66, state Route 190 and state Route 697 within the city of Delphos will be restricted to one lane at various locations for pavement repairs.

— State Route 66 and state Route 189 within the village of Ottoville will be restricted to one lane at various locations for pavement repairs.

Cleaning of drainage structures will restrict the following routes to one lane:

— State Route 66 between the Van Wert County line and U.S. 224

— State Route 108 between state Route 15 and the Henry County line

— State Route 109 between the village of Ottawa and the Henry County line

State Route 65 between the southern village limits of Leipsic and the Henry County line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for a resurfacing project. The project also includes curb ramp construction within the villages of Leipsic and Belmore.

State Route 108 between county Road D and county Road E, north of Miller City, is now open following a culvert replacement.

State Route 109 between state Route 613 and the Henry County line, west of Leipsic, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for a resurfacing project.

State Route 613 between state Route 15 and county Road 7, between the villages of Continental and Leipsic, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for a resurfacing project.

Van Wert County

U.S. 30 just east of Richey Road, west of the city of Van Wert, and just east of John Brickner Road, west of the city of Delphos, will be reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge deck sealing.

State Route 709 between Ohio City and state Route 116 is restricted to one lane through the work zone for a resurfacing project that will continue through mid-July.