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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning July 31

30 Jul , 2022  

By 1808Delaware, ODOT

This weekly report from ODOT District 6 highlights road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware and Franklin Counties. Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on July 31.

All the best for safe travels throughout 2022!

DELAWARE COUNTY

U.S. Route 42

CONTINUING IMPACTS

U.S. 42 Resurfacing – U.S. 42 northbound between Section-Line Rd. and Sawmill Parkway will close starting Monday, May 2 for 84 days. Detour: SR 257 northbound to U.S. 36 eastbound to U.S. 23 southbound to U.S. 42.

State Route 750

UPCOMING NEW IMPACTS

SR 750 at SR 315 will close for the weekend starting 9 p.m., Friday, August 5 through 5 a.m., Monday, August 8. Detour: SR 315 to SR 161 to SR 257 to SR 750 or reverse.


FRANKLIN COUNTY

Interstate 71

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-71 northbound ramp to I-270 westbound on the north side will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Detour: I-270 eastbound to Cleveland Ave. to I-270 westbound.
  • The I-71 southbound ramp to I-270 westbound on the north side will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Detour: I-270 eastbound to Cleveland Ave. to I-270 westbound.

State Route 315

NEW IMPACTS

SR 315 northbound and southbound between Kinnear Rd. and Lane Ave. will have nightly lane restrictions (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, July 24 through Friday, July 29.

U.S. Route 62

NEW IMPACTS

U.S. 62 northbound and southbound at I-71 will close overnight (9 p.m. – 6 a.m.) on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26.

  • Southbound detour: SR 665 to I-71 southbound to SR 56 to I-71 northbound to U.S. 62 southbound
  • Northbound detour: I-71 northbound to SR 665 to I-71 southbound to U.S. 62 northbound.

Interstate 270

NEW IMPACTS

  • I-270 northbound at Cemetery Rd. will have overnight lane restrictions (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
  • The I-270 northbound ramp to Cemetery Rd. westbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Detour: I-270 northbound to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270 southbound to Cemetery Rd. westbound.

Interstates 70/71 Reconstruction

I-70/71 will experience lane restrictions through downtown Columbus to widen and reconstruct the roadway, replace bridges over the interstate, rebuild ramps, and construct new urban avenues parallel to the interstate. Various downtown ramps will permanently close. Estimated completion: Fall 2025

For more information about the Downtown Ramp Up project please visit ohgo.com/7071.

NEW IMPACTS

  • The Rich/Town St. ramp to SR 315 southbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Detour: SR 315 northbound to U.S. 33 to SR 315 southbound.
  • The I-71 northbound ramp to I-70 westbound will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Detour: I-70 eastbound to Livingston Ave. to 4th St. northbound to Mound St. westbound to I-70 westbound.
  • The Greenlawn Ave. ramp to I-71 northbound will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to Frank Rd. eastbound to I-71 northbound.
  • The SR 315 southbound ramp to I-70 eastbound will close overnight (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Detour: I-70 westbound to Broad St. to I-70 eastbound
  • SR 315 northbound and southbound at I-70 will close overnight (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
    • Northbound detour: I-70 eastbound to I-71 northbound to I-670 eastbound to SR 315 northbound.
    • Southbound detour: I-70 westbound to Broad St. to I-70 eastbound to I-71 southbound.
  • SR 315 southbound between U.S. 33 and I-70 will have overnight lane restrictions (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 24.
  • W. Fulton St. between Ludlow St. and Front St. will be eastbound-only starting 9 a.m., Monday, July 25 through Monday, August 22.
    • Westbound detour: Front St. southbound to Liberty St.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • Souder Ave. between Mound St. and Thomas Ave. closed starting June 20, 2022 for one year.
    • Southbound detour: Davis Ave. northbound to Sullivant Ave. westbound to Glenwood Ave. southbound to Mound St. eastbound
    • Northbound detour: Mound St. westbound to Glenwood Ave. northbound to Sullivant Ave. eastbound.
  • The I-70 eastbound exit ramp to Front St. closed permanently June 17, 2022 so crews can construct a new exit ramp. The detour is I-70 east to Livingston Ave. to N. 4th St. to W. Mound St. to High St. or Front St. To access the Franklin County Court House parking garage on Front St., drivers should follow the detour to southbound High St. and continue to Sycamore St. to northbound Front St.
  • W. Fulton St. closed permanently June 17, 2022 between Short St. and Ludlow St.
  • Livingston Ave. closed to through traffic at City Park Ave. on June 17, 2022 until Fall 2024. Traffic coming from the exit ramp will not be impacted.
  • The traffic pattern on the ramp from SR 315 south to I-70 east changed June 17. Instead of SR 315 south traffic remaining in its own lane to join I-70 east, traffic coming from SR 315 south will have to merge with I-70 east traffic. This pattern will be in effect for a little more than a year.
  • The I-70 eastbound ramp to SR 315 northbound closed permanently March 20, 2022. Drivers coming from I-270 on the West Side should use I-670 east to access SR 315 north. Alternate routes include:
    • I-70 east to I-71 north to I-670 west to SR 315 north
    • Central Ave. to McKinley Ave to Grandview Ave. to I-670 east to SR 315 north
    • Rich/Town St. to SR 315 north
  • The Broad St. ramp to I-71 southbound closed in July 2020 until Summer 2022.
  • Broad St. is reduced to two lanes westbound and one lane eastbound on the bridge over Interstate 71. Traffic is shifted to the new south half of the bridge so crews can demolish and rebuild the north half. This traffic pattern on Broad St. will remain in effect until Summer 2022.

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