The project to widen Cincinnati Dayton Road in West Chester Twp. will begin June 14. The finished $7.8 million project will make the road bump up very close to houses and businesses that line the street from West Chester Road in Olde West Chester to Interstate 75.
Photo: NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
Photo: NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

A major Butler County road project begins this week. How it and others will impact your drive

FIRST REPORT: Cincinnati Dayton Road widening project will last until late 2019 

Starting June 14,construction will be underway from West Chester Road to Station Road, including the Station Road realignment and bridge replacement.

After the St. John’s Festival in August, Station Road will be closed to replace the bridge there and to continue widening the east side of the road.

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Traffic will be maintained along Cincinnati Dayton Road and all side streets throughout the project, although motorists may encounter delays, according to the Butler County Engineer’s Office.

The engineer’s office is advising drivers to use alternate routes in an effort to ease congestion in the work zone.

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New road closures in Butler County this week include:

OXFORD: Oxford Milford Road

Oxford Milford Road on the Oxford city/Milford Twp. line will close north of Ohio 73 and south of Harris Road for a culvert replacement beginning Monday, June 11.

The road is tentatively scheduled to reopen the week of June 25, according to the Butler County Engineer’s Office.

WAYNE TWP.:  State Route 744

Demolition of an abandoned house will require lane restrictions on Ohio 744 this week.

Ohio 744 at the corner of Oxford-Middletown Road and Somerville Jacksonburg Road will see various daily lane closures from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 15, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

DARRTOWN: State Route 177

Ohio 177 will be closed between North Street in Darrtown and Ohio 73/Trenton-Oxford Road from 6 a.m. Monday, June 11, until approximately 4 p.m. Monday, July 2.

A culvert replacement requires the full closure of Ohio 177, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Detour signs will be in place.