Road Information

Interstate 71 in Ohio Total Mileage in State: 248 miles
Northern End: At I-90, in Cleveland
Southern End: At Kentucky state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 134 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Medina, Wayne, Ashland, Richland, Franklin, Madison, Fayette, Greene, Clinton, Warren, Hamilton
Major Junctions in Photos: US 30, in Mansfield
I-275, near Montgomery
I-75, in Cincinnati 
Control Cities in Photos: Mansfield, Grove City, Jeffersonville, Mason, Montgomery, Cincinnati

Southbound

Interstate 76 to US 30
   

Interstate 71 South shield sign located near mile marker 208.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 208. The speed limit on most rural Ohio freeways is 65 mph.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 208. It's 38 miles to Mansfield and 101 miles to Columbus.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 206.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 204 for College of Wooster.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 204: OH 83 - Wooster / Lodi  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 203.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 199.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 198: OH 539 - Congress / West Salem  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South at the Rest Area located near mile marker 197.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 195.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 193.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 189.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use the next exit (Exit 186) to get to Ashland University.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 186: US 250 - Ashland / Wooster  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 184.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 181.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 180.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 178.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use the next exit (Exit 176) for Mid-Ohio.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 176: US 30 - Wooster / Mansfield  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 270 to Kentucky State Line

Interstate 71 South at Exit 100: Stringtown Rd / Grove City  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 99.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 97: OH 665 - London-Groveport Rd  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 96.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

At the next exit (Exit 94), if you take US 62 West, there is a low clearance bridge of 13'5".  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 94: US 62 / OH 3 - Harrisburg  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 94. The speed limit on most rural Ohio freeways is 65 mph.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 92.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 90.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 89.5. It's 72 miles to the junction of Interstate 275, and 200 miles to Louisville.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 87.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 86.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 84 for Deer Creek State Park.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 84: OH 56 - Mt Sterling / London  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 83.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 80.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 77.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 75: OH 38 - Bloomingburg / Midway  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 74.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 71.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 70.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 69: OH 41 / OH 734 - Washington Court House / Jeffersonville  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 69. It's 3 miles to the junction of OH 435 and 68 miles to Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at the Rest Area located near mile marker 67.5.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 65: OH 435 / To US 35 - Washington Court House / Xenia  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 64.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 61.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 60.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 58: OH 72 - Sabina / Jamestown  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South shield sign located near mile marker 57.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 56. It's 6 miles to the junction of US 68 and 56 miles to Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 55.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 54.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 53.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 50 to get to Wilmington College.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 50: US 68 - Wilmington  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 45 to get to Caesar Creek and Cowan Lake State Parks.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 46.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 45: OH 73 - Waynesville  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 43.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 41.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 36 to get to Fort Ancient American Indian Museum.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South approaching Exit 36 - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 36: Wilmington Rd  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at the Rest Area located near mile marker 34.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 32 to get to Lebanon Raceway, Warren County Fairgrounds, and Historic Lebanon.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 32: OH 123 - Morrow / Lebanon  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 30.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 28: OH 48 - South Lebanon  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 27.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 26.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 25 to get to Kings Island, Great Wolf Lodge, and The Beach water park.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 25: OH 741 North - Kings Mills Rd / Mason  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

The junction of Interstate 275 lies just 5 miles ahead at Exits 17B-A.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 21.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 19: Mason-Montgomery Rd / Fields Ertel Rd  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South approaching Exit 17B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 17B: Interstate 275 West / To Interstate 75  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 75 South at Exit 17A: Interstate 275 East / To OH 32  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 15 to get to Montgomery and Blue Ash.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 15: Pfeiffer Rd  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 15.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 14: OH 126 - Ronald Reagan Highway  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 12 to get to Madeira and Silverton.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 12: US 22 / OH 3 - Montgomery Rd  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 12.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

The speed limit drops to 55 mph near mile marker 12, as you begin to approach downtown Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 9: Red Bank Rd / Fairfax  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 10.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 8: Ridge Ave / Kennedy Ave  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Sign near mile marker 8 warning motorists that Interstate 71 will pass through a tunnel 7 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Sign welcoming you to Cincinnati as you enter the city limits.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 7: OH 562 - Norwood  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 6: OH 561 - Edwards Rd / Smith Rd  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 5 to get to Xavier University.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 5: Dana Ave  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view from mile marker 6.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 2 for the Ballpark, Stadium, Arena, and Freedom Center.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Traffic headed to the International Airport should follow Interstate 471 South to Interstate 275.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 3 for the VA Medical Center.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming Downtown Cincinnati exits.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 3 to get to the University of Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 3 to get to the Cincinnati Zoo.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 3: Taft Rd  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Use Exit 2 for the Art Museum, Eden Park, and the Taft Historic Site.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South: Road view approaching Exit 2, as you near downtown.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at Exit 2: US 42 South - Reading Rd / Gilbert Ave  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

A closer view of the Cincinnati skyline as you approach downtown from the northeast on Interstate 71.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at the junction of Interstate 471 South - Newport, KY  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South approaching the junction of Interstate 75 - 1 1/2 miles.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at the exit for Downtown / Riverfront / Third St. As you can see, you are about to enter the Interstate 71 tunnel I mentioned earlier.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

View from inside the Interstate 71 tunnel in downtown Cincinnati.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Just ahead, you will want to stay in the two rightmost lanes to remain on Interstate 71 South. I-71 joins up with Interstate 75 at that point to cross the Ohio River.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South at the junction of Interstate 75. You will need to be in the two rightmost lanes at this point to remain on I-71 South.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

Interstate 71 South / Interstate 75 South: Road view from mile marker 0.1, as you prepare to cross the Ohio River.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).

A closer view from mile marker 0.0 as you cross the Ohio River and into Kentucky.  (Photo taken 9/14/11).