New traffic pattern will be in place starting March 4 ahead of US 36/SR 37 bridge replacement over I-71

DELAWARE, Ohio (Tuesday, February 20, 2024) – A new traffic pattern will be put into effect starting the evening of March 4 on US 36/SR 37 at the I-71 interchange. As part of a project that will replace the existing bridge that carries US 36/SR 37 over I-71, a temporary RCUT (restricted-crossing U-turn) configuration will be put in place to maintain traffic during the project. 

Temporary U-turn lanes will be in place at Wilson Road east of the interchange and in front of the McDonald’s west of the interchange. There will be no left turns from US 36/SR 37 to I-71 during this phase of construction. Traffic will need to utilize the temporary U-turn lanes to complete left turning movements to the I-71 on-ramps. Left turns from the I-71 off-ramps will be maintained.

The bridge will be rebuilt using part-width construction, with two lanes of westbound traffic and one lane of eastbound traffic maintained during the project. Traffic will be switched into this new pattern starting the night of March 4.

Estimated completion: Fall 2024

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