DEERFIELD TWP, Ohio - Local leaders are working together to put an end to a traffic headache.
Construction has already started at the I-71 Interchange at Fields-Ertel and Mason Montgomery Roads. The area is known for it's bad traffic and dangerous intersections.
Thursday evening, those involved with the project are holding a community information meeting to discuss the improvements taking place in the area.
Leaders say funding for current and scheduled improvements has already been secured.
Motorists might have already noticed changes in the area, including the addition of a new northbound traffic lane and improvements in traffic signal timing.
"We are working aggressively to ease congestion, expand access to business and shopping and improve safety for all who travel through the Fields-Ertel/Mason-Montgomery Road area," said Warren County Engineer Neil Tunison. "We are excited to host this community information meeting so that the public can learn more about the improvements taking place in the area."
Work has already begun in the area and will continue over the next few years.
The community information meeting is schedule for Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Deerfield Crossing Tower at 5181 Natorp Boulevard in Deerfield Township.
The meeting is an open house format, and you can attend anytime your schedule allows during the three-hour time frame. A brief question and answer session will be held at 7 p.m.
For more information on the community meeting, visit www.AdvancingFieldsErtel.com .
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