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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning October 24

23 Oct , 2021  

By: ODOT District6; 1808Delaware

ODOT District 6 has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County and Franklin County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on October 24.


U.S. Route 42


U.S. 42 between Kelly-McMaster Rd. and Pittman Rd. will close starting Monday, October 25 through Friday, November 5 for culvert replacement. Detour: U.S. 36 to U.S. 23 to SR 229 to U.S. 42 or reverse.


U.S. Route 30 major rehabilitation – U.S. 30, from State Route 309 to just east of the 5th Avenue ramps, will have single lane closures for a major rehabilitation project. Traffic will always be maintained.


  • There will be nighttime lane closures on U.S. 30 westbound next week from 5th Avenue to SR 39 in order to place U.S. 30 westbound back into its official winter configuration of two lanes throughout the project.
  • After the above night work is complete, eastbound and westbound traffic will both be in two lanes the entire length of the project. All ramps will also be open in both directions apart from the following:
    • Access to U.S. 30 eastbound, from Longview Avenue east, will not be permitted for trucks over the winter. Trucks will be required to follow the posted truck detour: Longview Avenue to SR 13 northbound to U.S. 30 westbound to SR 39 southbound to U.S. 30 eastbound.
  • The project will have daily lane closures throughout the length of the project in both the eastbound and westbound directions through November 2021 in order to perform various items of work prior to winter shutdown.

Estimated completion of entire project: May 2023

U.S. Route 42 resurfacing – U.S. 42, from Park Avenue East to Indiana Avenue, will have single lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Estimated completion: October 2021

I-71 striping project – I-71, from the Morrow County line to SR 13, will have crews striping the roadway. This is a rolling operation, so traffic will be maintained in all lanes. However, motorists are advised to drive with caution in the area and pay attention when approaching the crews. Estimated completion: October 2021

State Route 309 resurfacing – State Route 309, from just north of SR 430 to N. Home Road, will have lane closures for a resurfacing project. Traffic will be maintained in 11’ lanes. Estimated completion of entire project: October 2021


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