3 Butler County road closures that may affect your drive this week

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Several road projects may affect your commute this week.

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1. Nightly lane closures on Ohio 129 in Hamilton

Concrete sealing requires closing one lane of east and westbound Ohio 129 under Witt Way, between Seventh Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Lane closures will be in effect nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, through Friday, Oct. 20.

The turn lanes from Ohio 129 to Martin Luther King Boulevard will also be affected, but turns will still be allowed.

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2. Ohio 4 Bypass lane closures last into November

Pavement work requires various lane and shoulder closures on the Ohio 4 Bypass beginning this week, according to ODOT.

Lane and shoulder closures will be in effect along the Ohio 4 Bypass from Princeton Road to Ohio 4 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly, Monday, Oct. 16, through Nov. 6.

Traffic will be maintained, and signs will be in place to alert motorists of lane restrictions.

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3. Bridge widening in Liberty Twp. closes Yankee Road

A bridge replacement between Wyandot Lane and Princeton Road in Liberty Twp. is still under construction and Yankee remains closed to all traffic at this location.

In addition, the latest phase of the Yankee Road improvement project has started. This involves a bridge widening just south of Wyandot Lane.

The majority of this phase will be performed while maintaining local traffic; however, a one-day closure will be necessary on Tuesday, Oct. 17, according to the Butler County Engineer’s Office.

Local residents living in between the two closed bridges will be required to utilize Wyandot Lane to access their portion of Yankee Road until the bridge south of Wyandot reopens to traffic, according to the engineer’s office.

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