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The following is a weekly report concerning construction and maintenance work on State highways within the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1. The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Allen, Putnam and Van Wert counties next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.

Allen County

Interstate 75 between Napoleon Road and State Route 235: just south of the village of Beaverdam to three miles north of the village of Bluffton, in Allen and Hancock Counties, will experience lane restrictions and ramp closures for paving and reconstruction through November 2020.

New impact:

• Napoleon Road ramp to I-75 southbound will close June 29 for five days.

Detour: Napoleon Road/West Street to SR 696/Main Street to I-75 southbound

• Napoleon Road ramp from I-75 northbound will close June 29 for five days.

Detour: I-75 to SR 696 to SR 696/Main Street to West Street/Napoleon Road.

• SR 103 ramp from I-75 southbound will close June 29 for five days.

Detour: I-75 southbound to Bentley Road to I-75 northbound to SR 103.

• SR 103 ramp to I-75 southbound will close June 29 for five days.

Detour: SR 103 to I-75 northbound to SR 235 to I-75 southbound..

Upcoming impact:

SR 696 ramp from I-75 southbound will close July 6 for 14 days.

SR 696 ramp to I-75 southbound will close July 12 for 14 days (detour information coming soon).

Continuing impacts:

• Lane restrictions will occur between Napoleon Road and SR 235.

• At SR 696 at Beaverdam traffic one lane of I-75 southbound traffic is shifted onto northbound side of highway.

State Route 65/Elm Street and Pine Street at their intersection in the city of Lima at their intersection in the city of Lima will close June 1 for replacement of the bridges over the Ottawa River. Completion is expected in late fall 2020. The work will be performed by Miller Brothers Construction, Archbold.

New impact:

• Elm Street and Pine Street, the full intersection, will close on July 6 for approximately 24 days for beam removal and beam setting.

Continuing Impact:

• Elm Street and Pine Street intersection is closed at the bridges.

Eastbound detour: Central Avenue to Market Street to Bellefontaine Avenue (SR 309/SR 117).

Westbound detour: Bellefontaine Avenue (SR 309/ SR 117) to Market Street to South Union Street

State Route 81 over the Ottawa River approximately two miles east of the city of Lima closed on April 13 for a bridge deck replacement through July 2020.

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Continuing impact:

• Sandusky Road at SR 81 will close June 15-July 1.

• Detour: I-75 to SR 309 to SR 235 back to SR 81

• Local detour to Proctor & Gamble:

From west: Turn right at the Roush Road stoplight, then proceed left on Reservoir Road, left on Thayer Road. No trucks will be permitted past Roush Road. The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be monitoring the route and issuing tickets to violators.

From east: SR 81 to Thayer Road to Reservoir Road.

State Route 117 (Shawnee Road) between Garden Boulevard and Cable Road, in the city of Lima, will close Monday for approximately 45 days for bridge maintenance and repair.

Continuing impact:

• Detour: Eastown Road to Elm Street to Woodlawn Avenue (SR 117).

State Route 117 (Elm Street) between Woodlawn Avenue and Pine Street, in the city of Lima, will have lane restrictions paving operations.

Putnam County

U.S. 30 between State Route 66 and State Route 190, near Delphos, will have lane restrictions beginning Monday for drainage repairs.

U.S. 224 between State Route 65 within the village of Ottawa and the Hancock County line will be restricted through the work zone for pavement repairs.

State Route 65 between Williamstown Road (Road K-6) and Second Street, just south of the village of Ottawa, on both sides of the bridge over the Blanchard River will be restricted through the work zone for pavement repairs.

Van Wert County

U.S. 30 in both directions between the Indiana state line and the Allen County line will have lane restrictions for pavement repairs.

State Route 81 between State Route 116 and Township Road 199, near Spencerville, will close on June 29 for 30 days for a culvert replacement.

Upcoming impact:

• Detour: SR 116 to SR 117 to SR 66 back to SR 81.

State Route 697 between State Route 116/Ringwald Road and the city of Delphos will close July 6 for five days for chip seal operations.

Upcoming impact:

•Detour: SR 116 to SR 117 to SR 66 back to SR 697.

Jefferson Street between Main Street and Crawford Street, just south of Central Avenue in the city of Van Wert closed May 11 for approximately 90 days for a bridge replacement.

Continuing impact:

• Detour: Main St. to Jefferson St. to Central Street to Washington Street to Crawford Street.