CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Work on the Interstate 71 at the Lytle Tunnel will require short-term full closures along with various short-term rolling closures this week.
On Wednesday February, 22, crews will be removing an overhead sign on southbound I-71 at the Lytle Tunnel.
There will be full short-term closures of southbound I-71 between the ramp to 471 and the tunnel.
The closures will start at 10 p.m. Wednesday for 15 minute intervals continuing until 5 a.m.
There will also be various short-term rolling closures in both the north and southbound directions of I-71 at the tunnel.
The right lane of northbound I-71 will remain closed until 5 a.m. Thursday.
Work crews will continue at 10 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, blocking the right lanes in both the north and southbound directions of I-71, continuing until 5 a.m. on Thursday.
If the work isn't completed this week, crews will be out again at 10 p.m. on Monday, February 27 until 5 a.m. Tuesday.
To avoid delays, use the Norwood Lateral west to south on I-75 or vice versa.
Watch for stopped or slow traffic in the area.
All work is dependent upon weather.