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    April 13, 2018

    Newell Street Bridge to Close Over State Route 2

    The Newell Street bridge over SR 2 in Painesville will be closed starting Friday, April 20 for approximately 180 days for construction operations to replace the bridge deck and steel beams by ODOT. During the closure, motorists will be detoured to U.S. 20 (Mentor Avenue), SR 44, SR 2, Heisley Road and Blackbrook Road. Demolition and Construction operations will take place Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Off-peak lane closures on SR 2 at Newell Street will be necessary for overhead bridge work. Those details will be forthcoming. The bridge deck replacement is expected to be complete and open to traffic in October 2018. For more information, contact the ODOT District 12 Communications Office at 216-584-2005 or email D12.Public.Information@odot.ohio.gov.



    April 11, 2018

    DAYTON AND BATES ROADS CLOSING AT CSX RAILROAD CROSSING

     

    Weather permitting, CSX Railroad will be closing the following railroad crossings between Monday, April 16th and Friday, April 20th :

     

    Dayton Road between SR 84 and Middle Ridge Road in Madison Township;

    Suggested alternate route:  Middle Ridge Rd, Wood Rd, SR 84

    Bates Road between SR 84 and Middle Ridge Rd in Madison Village/Township;

    Suggested alternate route:  Middle Ridge Rd, SR 528, SR 84

    Said closure is necessary for CSX to remove asphalt, stabilize the base and repair the tracks.  The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.  Detour signs will be posted by the CSX Contractor.

    As always, drivers are reminded to be respectful of the closure and not move or drive around barricades while the road is closed.



    State Route 528 railroad work, Madison

    Crews working on behalf of CSX Railroad will close State Route 528 (N Lake St.) at the train tracks north of Main St. in Madison from Monday, April 9 through Friday, April 13 for maintenance. Motorists will be detoured via SR 84 (South Ridge Rd.,) SR 534 (South Broadway) and U.S. 20. Local access will be maintained up to the closure. 


    March 28, 2018
    LANE, TOWNLINE AND LAKE ROADS CLOSING AT CSX RAILROAD CROSSING

     

    Weather permitting, CSX Railroad will be closing the following railroad crossings between Monday, April 9th and Friday, April 13th:

     

    Lane Road between Timber Ridge Trl and Shepard Rd in Perry Township; (LANE ROAD IS OPEN AS OF 4/12/18)

    Suggested alternate route:

    Hale Rd, Park Rd, Madison Ave, SR 84

    Townline Road between SR 84 and Middle Ridge Rd in Perry Township/Madison Township;  (TOWNLINE ROAD IS OPEN AS OF 4/12/18)

    Suggested alternate route:

    Middle Ridge Rd, Wood Rd, SR 84

    Lake Road between SR 84 and Middle Ridge Rd in Madison Village;

    Suggested alternate route:  

    Middle Ridge Rd, Dayton Rd, SR 84

    Said closure is necessary for CSX to remove asphalt, stabilize the base and repair the tracks.  The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.  Detour signs will be posted by the CSX Contractor.

    As always, drivers are reminded to be respectful of the closure and not move or drive around barricades while the road is closed.




    March 22, 2018
    LAKE COUNTY - VROOMAN ROAD CLOSURE - REVISED

    Upon review of new information regarding the structural integrity of the retaining wall on the west side of Vrooman Road south of SR 84, the Ohio Department of Transportation has directed the Lake County Engineer to close Vrooman Road today, Thursday, March 22, 2018. The closure is between a point just north of the Mason’s Landing Park entrance and State Route 84. The road will be permanently closed effective at 8:00 pm .

    Access to Mason’s Landing will be maintained over the Vrooman Road Bridge. All through traffic should follow the posted detour of I-90 to SR 44 to SR 84.

     

    MARCH 19, 2018
    PARK ROAD CLOSING AT CSX RAILROAD CROSSING

    Weather permitting, CSX Railroad will be closing the railroad crossing on Park Road between Hale Road and Welch Road in Painesville Township beginning Monday, March 26th.The road is expected to be re-opened by the end of the work day on Friday, March 30th.Said closure is necessary for CSX to remove asphalt, stabilize the base and repair the tracks.The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.

    As always, drivers are reminded to be respectful of the closure and not move or drive around barricades while the road is closed.

    Suggested alternate route:

    Madison Avenue, Bowhall Road, US 20 and Hale Road


    March 16, 2018
    ROAD CLOSURE - CARTER ROAD IN LEROY TOWNSHIP

    Weather permitting, the Lake County Engineer’s Office will be closing Carter Road in Leroy Township between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20
    th, Wednesday, March 21st, and Thursday, March 22 nd.  The 100’ section of road will be closed approximately 1.05 miles east of Vrooman Road (0.57 miles east of Indian Point Road) and 0.67 miles west of Paine Road.   Said closure is necessary to replace a failing storm culvert pipe.   It is necessary to complete the repairs prior to the Vrooman Road closure. 

    The suggested detour route is Vrooman Road, Leroy Center Road and Paine Road.
      Truck traffic is prohibited from using Indian Point Road.


    As always, please be respectful of the closure.
      Drivers are reminded not to remove the signs and / or drive around the barricades.   Please be aware that a steel plate will cover the road opening.   Drivers should slow down when driving in the area.   The steel plates will remain in place until the asphalt plant opens in mid-April.   




    March 12, 2018

    ROAD OPENING – DAVIS ROAD, PERRY TOWNSHIP

    Davis Road in Perry Township will re-open to vehicular traffic beginning at 4:30 pm today, Monday, March 12, 2018.


    January 25, 2018
    ROAD CLOSURE - DAVIS ROAD IN PERRY TWP.


    Davis Road in Perry Township beginning at the railroad tracks and continuing 200’ south is being closed immediately due to a failing culvert pipe.  The road will remain closed until the extent of the damage is assessed and repairs can be made.  The length of time for the closure is unknown at this time.


    Traffic is being detoured via Call Road, Middle Ridge Road, Townline Road and South Ridge Road (SR84).
    As always, please be respectful of the closure.  Drivers are reminded not to remove the signs and / or drive around the barricade.