Road projects
A sign, just north of Shelby along State Route 61, notifies motorists of the road work as shown in an April 4 photo. A separate State Route 96 resurfacing project was announced by the Ohio Department of Transportation.
 

RICHLAND COUNTY — Two new road improvement projects are getting underway in the Shelby region, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced.

State Route 61, from just south of London West Road to State Route 98, will have single lane closures for a smooth-seal resurfacing project, ODOT stated in a news release.

“Beginning Monday, April 5, crews will begin bridge work on the structure between Bistline Road and Shoup Road,” the release stated. “Traffic will be maintained by portable traffic signals.”

Smooth seal work will begin after bridge work is complete. The project’s estimated completion is July 2021.

ODOT also announced State Route 96 resurfacing.

The work is from State Route 96, from just west of Technology Parkway to the State Route 13/State Route 96 junction, will have single lane closures for a smooth-seal resurfacing project, the news release stated.

Beginning Monday, April 5 crews planned to begin bridge work at:

* the structure over Bear Run, just east of Plymouth Springmill Road

* The two structures between Bowman Street and Richland Run Road

* The two structures between Rome South Road and State Route 13/State Route 96

Smooth-seal work will begin after bridge work is complete, ODOT said. The estimated completion date is July 2021.

Check for updates in the Shelby Daily Globe and shelbydailyglobe.com 

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