I-75 reopens in both directions in Montgomery County for utility line repairs

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UPDATE @1:40 p.m.

All lanes of Interstate 75 have reopened between Needmore and Ohio 4.

The highway was shut down in both directions as DP&L crews made repairs to utility lines damaged in Monday’s storms.

UPDATE @ 12:50 p.m.: 

Both directions of Interstate 75 are shut down between Needmore Road and Ohio 4 for DP&L crews to make repairs to utility lines damaged in Monday’s tornadoes.

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The closure is expected to last around 30 minutes to an hour, according to officials and initial reports.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

UPDATE @ 12:15 p.m.: 

Delays are currently reported in both directions of I-75 between Needmore Road and Ohio 4 due to DP&L crews making repairs to utility lines.

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A complete closure of both sides of the highway was expected for 30 minutes starting around noon, however, traffic is getting through those areas. Delays are still currently reported in the area.

We’ll continue to update this page as we learn more.

FIRST REPORT

Law enforcement have shut down both directions of Interstate 75 Thursday between Needmore Road and Ohio 4 for DP&L crews to make repairs to utility lines damaged in Monday’s tornado outbreak.

LIVE TRAFFIC UPDATES: Listen to 1290 and 95.7 WHIO

The closure is expected to last 30 minutes, according to dispatchers.

 

Surface streets are already expected to be heavy in volume due to storm damage and road closures in areas around Needmore Road and Ohio 4.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.