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April 2014 Update:

Overall Project Update


Corridor Project Phasing and Schedule

Due to cost, constructability, and time constraints, the Mill Creek Expressway project has been split into eight phases of construction. The following table provides a brief description of each phase, major milestone dates, and current status:

Phase

Project Description

Construction Cost
(million)

Right-of-Way Acquisition
Start

Construction Start

Construction End

1

Mitchell Ave. Interchange

$53.6

Completed

Started

September 2014

Status

Project is under construction. The project is currently in the Phase 3 traffic configuration with all NB and SB 75 lanes on the new SB 75 pavement. The contractor is currently working on the new bridges at Mitchell Ave. and Clifton Ave. as well as retaining walls at Mitchell Ave. The Noise Wall at Bank Ave. Park is complete, and the contractor is working on the retaining walls along the NB 75 on ramp.

2

Monmouth St. Overpass

$7.1

Completed

Started

Completed

Status

Project is completed.

3

Colerain/Beekman/I-74 Interchange

$13.1

Completed

Started

September 2014

Status

The majority of work is completed on this project, and traffic is in its final pattern. Over the remainder of this year, final cleanup and closeout work will be conducted.

4

I-75 from the Western Hills Viaduct to Monmouth overpass (includes the Hopple St. interchange)

$90.8

Completed

Started

July 2017

Status

Current work includes widening and rehabilitation of I-75 Southbound pavement, I-75/Hopple St. interchange improvements and bridge construction.

The following detours/MOT restrictions are in place on the project:

1. Eastbound Hopple to Northbound IR75 Ramp Closure:

  • Detour is EB Hopple to NB Central Parkway to NB IR75 via ramp by Cincinnati State

2. Westbound Hopple to Southbound IR75 Ramp Closure:

  • Detour for NB Central Parkway is WB on Marshall to NB on Colerain to EB on Hopple to SB75 via ramp

  • Detour SB Central Parkway and MLK/Connector Road is WB on Monmouth to SB on Colerain to EB on Hopple to SB75 via ramp

3. MLK is permanently closed at the intersection of Central Parkway and Hopple:

  • Detour is the new Connector Road

4. Bates Avenue ramp to IR74W is permanently closed:

  • Detour is the new temporary ramp to IR74W from Central Parkway. This temporary ramp is located on the west side of Central Parkway between Monmouth and Clifton Hills.

I-75 mainline traffic is scheduled to be switched to a new construction phase in early summer of 2014. This phase will involve shifting NB IR75 traffic to the middle from the Western Hills Viaduct to Hopple in order to reconstruct the new proposed NB lanes in this area.

5

I-75 from Monmouth Overpass to Mitchell Ave. (includes I-74 Interchange and I-74 improvements)

$161.0

Started

March 2017

August 2020

Status

Final plan design activities are in progress. Current design is approximately 90% complete. Final plans are due to be completed in June 2014. R/W Acquisition is scheduled for completion in September 2014.

6

Replacement of RR Overpass South of Norwood Lateral

$18.1

Started

Started

September 2016

Status

Project is under construction. Initial work is underway. The major construction activities will begin in the Spring of 2014.

7

I-75 Mainline from Mitchell Ave. to the Norwood Lateral

$38.4

Started

June 2014

October 2017

Status

Design and R/W acquisition are complete. The construction of the project has been advanced from March of 2018 to June 2014.

8

I-75 Mainline from the Norwood Lateral to Cross County Highway

$113.7

December 2013

Unscheduled

Unscheduled

Status

Final design activities have started. The next design milestone is due in October 2014. Current design is approximately 85% complete. R/W acquisition is scheduled to begin in June 2014 and be completed by April 2016.

8a

Seymour Avenue Overpass

$8.5

August 2013

Unscheduled

Unscheduled

Status

Final plans are complete. R/W acquisition is scheduled to begin in June 2014 and be completed by November 2015.

9

Building Demolition Hopple/Colerain/Beekman Areas

$1.6

N/A

Started

Completed

Status

Project is completed.

 

Project Contact Phases 2, 6, 7, and 9:
Stefan Spinosa, P.E.
The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 8
505 South SR 741
Lebanon, Ohio  45036
Phone:  513-933-6639
Email:  stefan.spinosa@dot.state.oh.us

Project Contact Phases 1, 8,  and 8a:
Joe Meyer, P.E.
The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 8
505 South SR 741
Lebanon, Ohio  45036
Phone:  513-933-6619
Email:  joe.meyer@dot.state.oh.us

Project Contact Phases 4 and 5:
Lee Matthes, P.E.
The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 8
505 South SR 741
Lebanon, Ohio  45036
Phone:  513-933-6612
Email:  lee.matthes@dot.state.oh.us

Project Contact Phase 3:
John Otis, P.E.
The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 8
505 South SR 741
Lebanon, Ohio  45036
Phone:  513-933-6199
Email:  John.Otis@dot.state.oh.us

 

Revive Cincinnati Effort:

ODOT is participating and assisting this City-led effort by providing information on our projects in the Hamilton I-75 corridor. As results and recommendations are adopted by the City, ODOT will work with the various partners to incorporate them when feasible.

 

 

 
   

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I-75 and Paddock
(photos by Larry Stulz)


I-75 & I-74

(photos by Larry Stulz)


Norwood Lateral

(photos by Larry Stulz)


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