Ramp work on I-74/I-275 interchange complete

first_img(Ohio Department of Transportation)Update (November 12,2014)Life will get a little easier now for drivers that commute using the Interstate 74 and Interstate 275 interchange.Ohio transportation officials announced Wednesday that the ramp project is complete.The construction work had forced drivers into a ‘Texas Turnaround’ for the past month.First Report (October 6, 2014)CINCINNATI — Area drivers commuting to Cincinnati will deal with road construction at the I-275/I-74 interchange beginning this week, officials say.The Ohio Department of Transportation is conducting a resurfacing project that will close the ramp from I-74 to I-275.Traffic will be rerouted by what is called a Texas Turnaround, which is essentially a big U-turn. There will be signs in place to help drivers get around the closure.Drivers should expect the commute to be 5 minutes longer during normal driving times and the work will go on for about a month.last_img read more