Life in Delaware County

Intersection Work Starting In The Spring

2 Jan , 2020  

An Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) project to improve the intersections of US Route 42 and State Routes 745 and 257 in Delaware County is expected to begin when the construction season gets underway.

The improvements include adding left turn lanes at both intersections, widening the shoulder, as well as upgrading drainage, guardrail, traffic signals, and resurfacing. The project location is shown on the map below. More…


Delaware County

County Breaks Ground On Home Road Extension

6 Nov , 2019  

This week, groundbreaking partnership of public and private organizations literally broke ground.

Officials from the Delaware County Engineer’s and Commissioners’ offices marked the launch of the next phase of the Home Road Extension — an East-West connector road that is the first major project undertaken by the county’s Transportation Improvement District (TID). This phase of the $10 million project will build a nearly one-mile long, four-lane roadway from U.S. Route 23 to just west of the Norfolk Southern/CSX railroad tracks, extensions of Graphics Way and Green Meadow Drive to meet Home Road, and a one-mile sanitary sewer extension. More…

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Life in Delaware County

East William Street To Close On Saturday

20 Aug , 2019  

As part of the East William Street widening project, East William Street between Lake Street and the Point will close to traffic on Saturday, August 24 from 7 AM to 5 PM

During Saturday’s activities, traffic will be detoured using Central Ave. and Lake Street, and residents with driveway access to William Street should park their vehicles on a side street. Access to businesses near Potter Street and Frank Street will be maintained from the Lake Street/William Street intersection. More…


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Open House To Be Held On Point Project

5 Aug , 2019  

The City of Delaware is developing plans to improve traffic flow and safety from the Point intersection to Ohio 521.

An initial public involvement meeting was held in May. Information on topics including proposed roadway changes, funding, aesthetics, and the railroad was shared. More…


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ODOT Seeks Comments On US36 Project In Vicinity Of New Multi-Use Trail

8 Jun , 2019  

An Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) project to improve the intersection of U.S. 36 at County Road 605 (Condit Road) in Trenton Township in eastern Delaware County is expected to begin next summer.

The project will add a left-turn lane on U.S. 36, install a traffic signal, and make drainage improvements at the intersection. To construct these improvements, 0.437acre of a standard highway easement will be acquired from land owned by Preservation Parks of Delaware County, which is to be developed into a multi-use trail that will be part of the Ohio to Erie Trail system. More…

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Coughlin’s Crossing Site Work Along US 23 Underway

27 May , 2019  

Construction activity along US 23 for the Coughlin’s Crossing mixed-use development has begun.

Delaware Development Plan Ltd.  is paying for US 23 intersection improvements at Hawthorn Boulevard, Delaware Community Plaza South and Cottswold Drive.  The City will provide oversight and construction inspection. More…


Delaware County

State Route To Close For Two Weeks

10 Mar , 2019  

A well-traveled Delaware County thoroughfare will be “down for the count” over the next two weeks as culvert replacement work takes place.

On section of State Route 257 will be closed beginning on Monday at 8 AM until Friday, March 22 at 3 PM. The affected area will be between US36 and Penn Road.

The official detour is as follows: SR 257 to US 36 to Section Line Road to US40 to SR257 – or, of course, the reverse. More…


Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Seeking Comments On Proposed Resurfacing Project

6 Feb , 2019  

The City of Powell and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 6 are proposing to resurface a portion of Sawmill Parkway between Seldom Seen Road and Home Road.

The project also includes curb repairs, curb ramp improvements, and repairs of the Shared Use Path (SUP) that runs along the west side of Sawmill Parkway. ODOT, the City of Powell, and the City’s engineering consultant (EMH&T), are currently in the planning phase of the project, conducting environmental analyses, and preparing preliminary engineering plans for this project. More…

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Delaware Street Turning Into Pedestrian Only Area

16 Dec , 2018  

Work has begun to convert Marshall Court in Delaware to a pedestrian-only area.

The short roadway, which runs from North Sandusky Street to North Union Street, separates the Delaware County Courthouse and the Rutherford B. Hayes Administrative Building. The project is part of ongoing improvements to the County government’s facilities.


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