The I-71 northbound ramp to I-480 EB and WB will not fully reopen at 6 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 4 as originally expected due to an equipment malfunction.
CUYAHOGA COUNTY -- According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the I-71 northbound ramp to I-480 east and westbound will not fully reopen at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 4 as originally expected due to an equipment malfunction.
At 6 a.m. Monday, crews will open only the left lane on the I-71 north ramp to I-480 east and westbound. The right lane will remain closed until 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 as pavement repairs are completed to this section of the ramp.
DETOURS: I-480 westbound alternate: I-71 north to West 150th St. to I-71 south to I-480 west.
I-480 eastbound alternate: I-71 north, West 150th St., I-71 south, I-480 west, Grayton Rd, I-480 east.
Motorists who use this ramp should expect delays during the morning rush hours. Motorists can should use alternate routes to access I-480 east and westbound.