Road Closures in Ohio: Forest Lawn Boulevard and East Center Street

Forest Lawn Boulevard will be closed in both directions on May 13-14 for waterline tie-in and pavement restoration. East Center Street will have a partial lane closure from May 13-16 for gas main installation as part of a sewer improvement project.

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Road Closures in Ohio: Forest Lawn Boulevard and East Center Street

Road Closures in Ohio: Forest Lawn Boulevard and East Center Street

Residents of Ohio should be aware of upcomingroad closuresaffecting Forest Lawn Boulevard and East Center Street. The closures are scheduled to facilitate essential infrastructure work in the area.

Why this matters: The timely completion of these infrastructure projects is crucial for ensuring the safety and reliability of Ohio's water and gas supply systems. Delays or inefficiencies in these projects can have far-reaching consequences for the community, including potential disruptions to daily life and economic activities.

Forest Lawn Boulevard will be closed in both directions on Monday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 14, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. On Monday, the closure will affect the northbound lanes between Mt. Vernon and Indiana avenues. On Tuesday, the closure will be between Bexley Drive and Mt. Vernon Avenue. Underground Utilities, contracted by Aqua Ohio, will be working on the final waterline tie-in and beginning permanent pavement restoration during these closures.

East Center Street will also experience a partial closure starting Monday, May 13, until Thursday, May 16. The northernmost lane between Forest Lawn Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue will be closed daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A contractor will be working on gas main installation as part of the Chicago Avenue sewer improvement project. Traffic will be maintained in the left, westbound lane during this period.

Motorists should plan alternate routes and expect delays in these areas during the specified times. The road closures and partial closures are necessary to complete important infrastructure upgrades and maintenance work. Residents are advised to exercise caution and follow posted detour signs when traveling near the affected locations.