Road Information

Interstate 271 in Ohio    
Total Mileage in State: 40 miles
Northern End: At I-90, in Willoughby Hills
Southern End: At I-71, in Medina
Mileage covered in Photos: 40 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Medina, Summit, Cuyahoga, Lake
Major Junctions in Photos: I-77, in Richfield
I-480, in Oakwood
I-480, in Bedford Heights
I-90, in Willoughby HIlls
Control Cities in Photos: Medina, Richfield, Bedford Heights, Willoughby Hills

Northbound

   

Interstate 271 North at its beginning, merging onto it from Interstate 71 North.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North assurance shield approaching mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Ohio-style speed limit sign near mile marker 1. The speed limit starts out at 70 mph on Interstate 271 North, which is standard for most rural stretches of Interstate in Ohio.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 271 North. It's 3 miles to the first exit, which is the interchange for OH 94, while it's 9 miles to the junction of Interstate 77 and 118 miles to Erie, PA.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North: Road view from mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 3: OH 94 - Wadsworth / N Royalton  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Another Interstate 271 North assurance shield north of Exit 3.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 5.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 6.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North entering Summit County from Medina County.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North: Road view from mile marker 7.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 7.5.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North approaching Exit 9 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 9 to Brecksville Rd.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 9: OH 176 / To Interstate 77 - Richfield  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 10: Interstate 77 North - Cleveland  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 12 to Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Also take Exit 12 to Blossom Music Center.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 12: OH 303 - Richfield / Peninsula  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North assurance shield north of Exit 12.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

North of Exit 12, the speed limit decreases to 65 mph.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 14.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North as it prepares to cross the Cuyahoga River.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 15.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 18 to Hard Rock Rocksino and Northfield Park.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 18: OH 8 / To OH 82 - Macedonia / Northfield  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Mileage sign north of Exit 18. It's 2 miles to the junction of Interstate 480, 22 miles to the junction of Interstate 90 (northern terminus of Interstate 271), and 109 miles to Erie, PA.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 21.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North as it enters Cuyahoga County from Summit County.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Upon entering Cuyahoga County, the speed limit decreases to 60 mph for all traffic. This is the maximum posted speed limit county wide.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

At mile marker 22, we see traffic from Interstate 480 West merge into Interstate 271 North on the right.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Dual Interstate 271 North / Interstate 480 West assurance shields as this brief (about 4 miles long) duplex begins. Also, take Exit 23 to Oakwood and Bedford.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Also take Exit 23 to Walton Hills, Hard Rock Rocksino, Northfield Park, and Bedford Reservation.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North / Interstate 480 West at Exit 23: OH 14 - Broadway Ave / Forbes Rd  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North / Interstate 480 West approaching Exits 26A-B - 2 miles.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North / Interstate 480 West at mile marker 24.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 26A to Bedford Heights.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 26B to ThistleDown Racino.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North / Interstate 480 West at Exits 26A-B: Interstate 480 West - Rockside Rd / Cleveland  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 26.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 27B to Cuyahoga Community College.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Also take Exit 27B to Bedford Heights and North Randall.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exits 27A-B: US 422 East - Miles Rd / Warren  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

About 1/2 mile ahead, Interstate 271 splits into express lanes and local lanes. Stay to the left to take the express entrance.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at the express lanes entrance on the left. Stay in the local lanes for access (or easier access) to all the remaining exits on I-271 North.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 28.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 28B to Highland Hills and Orange.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Also take Exit 28B to Cuyahoga Community College and Corporate College.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 28B: Harvard Rd  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 29 to Beachwood, Woodmere, and Pepper Pike.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 29: US 422 West / OH 87 - Chagrin Blvd  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North assurance shield north of Exit 29.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North approaching the second express lane entrance - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Speed limit sign on Interstate 271 North. As a reminder, the speed limit is 60 mph since we're in Cuyahoga County. It remains 60 mph for the rest of I-271's duration.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 271 North. From this point, it's 4 miles to the junction of US 322, 9 miles to the junction of Interstate 90 (northern terminus of I-271), and 93 miles to Erie, PA.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 31.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at the second express lane entrance on the left.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 32 to Lyndhurst, Pepper Pike, and Beachwood.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Also take Exit 32 to John Carroll University, Notre Dame College, and Ursuline College.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 32: Brainard Rd / Cedar Rd  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 34 to Gates Mills and Mayfield Heights.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 34: US 322 - Mayfield Rd  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 36 to Highland Heights and Mayfield.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at Exit 36: Wilson Mills Rd  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North: Road view from mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North approaching the junction of Interstate 90, which is the northern terminus of I-271 - 2 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at mile marker 38.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North as it enters Lake County from Cuyahoga County. The northern terminus of I-271 lies just over a mile ahead.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North approaching the junction of Interstate 90 - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North: Road view from mile marker 39.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Interstate 90 West toward Cleveland to get to Euclid.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at the junction of Interstate 90. Stay right to take I-90 West toward Cleveland. Stay straight ahead to take Interstate 90 East toward Erie, PA.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

A closer view of the ramp for Interstate 90 West.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Take Exit 189 on Interstate 90 East to Classic Park.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North as it nears its official northern terminus and passes under the ramp to Interstate 90 West.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North: Road view from mile marker 40, nearing its official northern terminus.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).

Interstate 271 North at its northern terminus, as its two lanes prepare to merge into Interstate 90's eastbound lanes.  (Photo taken 9/6/15).