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State Route 13

Mt. Vernon Road Bridge and Two-Way Traffic Project

Began Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 and is expected to last until November 2017.

**DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
For daily/weekly construction updates, visit our Facebook page: City of Newark Ohio Construction Updates

 

Improvements include:

  • the widening and reconstruction of the bridge over State Route 16
  • conversion of one-way to two-way traffic on Mt. Vernon Road and Hudson Avenue
  • pavement rehabilitation
  • traffic signal upgrades
  • underground utility work (storm sewer, sanitary sewer, waterlines)
     

Construction will occur in 4 different segments and will require multiple closures. (see maps below).
 

SEGMENT 1 - (finished)

  • Tuesday, July 5, 2016 through August 28, 2016
  • Closes Hudson Avenue, between Locust Street and the State Route 16 westbound ramp.
  • Detour routes are West Main Street, State Route 79, and 21st Street.
  • There will also be work on the access road between the State Route 16 westbound ramp and Mt. Vernon Road. One lane of traffic will be maintained on the access road.

SEGMENT 2 - (finished)

  • Monday, August 29, 2016 through December, 2016
  • Mt. Vernon Road (State Route 13) will close between St. Clair Street and State Route 16.
  • The service road between Hudson Avenue and Mt. Vernon Road will close (now reopened).
  • There will be no access to State Route 16 West (access now reopened).
  • Hudson Avenue will open to two-way traffic between Locust Street and St. Clair Street.
  • There will be an all-way stop at the Hudson Avenue and St. Clair Street intersection.

SEGMENT 3 - (finished)

  • January 3, 2017 through March 18, 2017
  • Mt. Vernon Road (SR 13), between the State Route 16 overpass bridge and St. Clair Street, opened to two-way traffic on Friday, December 23, 2016.
  • The bridge over SR16 will continue to remain one-way southbound during this segment.
  • Hudson Avenue will be closed from the SR 16 westbound ramps to St. Clair Street.
  • There will be an all-way stop at the Hudson Avenue and St. Clair Street intersection.

SEGMENT 4 - (Began March 19, 2017)

SEGMENT 4D
Friday, September, 1st, 2017 through November, 2017
Cick here for Segment 4D Closure Map.

  • SR 16 will return to normal operations
  • The Mt. Vernon Road (SR 13) bridge over SR 16 will remain closed
  • Hudson Avenue will open to two-way traffic
  • SR 13 traffic will be maintained by converting the service ramp to two-way operation