Bridge Work To Close Parts Of I-77 This Weekend

posted by Robb Bailey - 

CLEVELAND - Parts of I-77 will be closed over the weekend, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced Monday. The closures will take place so crews can install bridge concrete beams at Broadway Avenue and steel bridge beams at the SR 21 ramp.

Closures will start at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 20 and continue through Monday, July 23. Limited local access will be maintained on I-77 between I-490 and I-480 throughout the weekend.

The closures over the weekend will include, ODOT says:

I-77 northbound at I-480. Motorists will be detoured via I-480 west to SR 176 north to I-490 east to I-77 north.

I-77 southbound at I-490. Motorists will be detoured via I-490 west to SR 176 south to I-480 east to I-77 south.

I-480 east and westbound ramp to I-77 north. Motorists will be detoured via SR 176 north to I-490 east to I-77 north.

I-490 east and westbound ramps to I-77 south. Motorists will be detoured via I-77 north to East 30th Street to I-77 south to I-490 west to SR 176 south.

I-77 southbound at the SR 21 exit ramp. On Saturday, August 11, the left two lanes of I-77 southbound will closed at SR 21 overpass from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for overhead bridge work. Motorists will be detoured via SR 21 south to SR 17 west to I-480 east and back onto I-77 south.

ODOT said Several entrance and exit ramps on I-77, between I-480 and I-490, will be open during the weekend. 

However, various utility, construction and maintenance work will cause ramp and lane closure on Saturday along this stretch.

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