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Ellis Human Development Institute

Third Street Bridge Replacement Project

Third Street Bridge Replacement ProjectRoad closures and detours are starting on January 2, 2020

The Third Street bridge (directly across from the Ellis Institute) will undergo major construction. The bridge will close on January 2, 2020. Construction is expected to run through October 15, 2021. As a result, you may need to take a detour to get to the Ellis Institute.

Traveling to Ellis Institute:

From the east via E Third Street: Before the bridge, turn left onto S Robert Drive. Turn right onto W Fifth Street and cross the bridge. Turn right onto S Edwin C Moses Blvd, then a left onto W Third Street. The Ellis Institute will be on your right.

From the north via I-75 S (Third Street/Salem Ave Exit): Go straight and cross E Third Street onto S Robert Drive. Turn right onto S Edwin C Moses Blvd, then a left onto W Third Street. The Ellis Institute will be on your RIGHT.

From the south via I-75 N (First Street/Salem Ave Exit): Turn left onto W First Street and cross the bridge. Turn left onto S Edwin C Moses Blvd then a right onto W Third Street. The Ellis Institute will be on your right.

From the south via Mead Street: Turn left on W Fifth Street and cross the bridge. Turn right on S Edwin C Moses Blvd, then a left on W Third Street. The Ellis Institute will be on your right.

Traffic patterns on the west side of the Miami River will not change.

Leaving Ellis Institute:

To downtown Dayton from the Ellis Institute: Turn left onto W Third Street. Turn right onto S Edwin C Moses Blvd, then a left onto W Fifth Street. After crossing the bridge, you will be downtown with intersections at S Ludlow Street, S Main Street, and S Jefferson Street ahead.

To I-75 N: Turn left onto W Third Street. Turn right onto S Edwin C Moses Blvd, then a left on W Fifth Street and cross the bridge. Turn left on S Robert Drive and continue straight through the E Third Street intersection onto the I-75 N on-ramp.

To I-75 S: Turn left onto W Third Street. Turn left onto S Edwin C Moses Blvd, then a right on W First Street. Stay in right-hand lane and merge onto the I-75 S on-ramp.

To US-35: Turn left onto W Third Street. Turn right onto S Edwin C Moses Blvd, then a left onto W Fifth Street and cross the bridge. Turn right onto S Ludlow Street with westbound and eastbound on-ramps ahead, after the W Washington Street intersection.

To Wright State University from the Ellis Institute: Follow the I-75 N (then onto State Route 4) or eastbound US-35 (then onto I-675 N) directions.

For more information, visit the state website.