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 17.

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.


FRANKLIN COUNTY

Interstate 670

NEW IMPACTS

  • I-670 eastbound between Grandview Ave. and Neil Ave. will have overnight lane restrictions (7 p.m. 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
  • The U.S. 33 eastbound ramp to I-670 eastbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: U.S. 33 eastbound/Dublin Rd. to Grandview Ave. to I-670 westbound to I-70 westbound to Hague Ave. to Fischer Rd. to I-670 eastbound.
  • The SR 315 northbound ramp to I-670 eastbound will close overnight (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: SR 315 northbound to Lane Ave. to SR 315 southbound to I-670 eastbound
  • The SR 315 southbound ramp to I-670 eastbound will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: SR 315 southbound to Vine St. to Neil Ave. to I-670 eastbound.
  • The I-670 eastbound ramp to SR 315 northbound will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: I-670 eastbound to I-71 southbound to I-70 westbound to SR 315 northbound.
  • The I-670 eastbound ramp to Neil Ave. will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: I-670 eastbound to Goodale St.

Interstate 270

NEW IMPACTS

  • I-270 eastbound and westbound between I-71 and U.S. 23 on the south side will have nightly lane restrictions (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Monday, July 18 through Wednesday, July 20.
  • The I-71 northbound ramp to I-270 eastbound on the south side will close overnight (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Monday, July 18.
    • Detour: I-71 northbound to I-270 westbound to U.S. 62 to I-270 eastbound.
  • The I-71 southbound ramp to I-270 eastbound on the south side will close overnight (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Monday, July 18.
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to I-270 westbound to U.S. 62 to I-270 eastbound.

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 Miller/Kelton Ave. ramp to I-70 westbound will close overnight (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: Miller Ave. to Mooberry St. eastbound to I-70 eastbound to Alum Creek Dr. to Livingston Ave. eastbound to I-70 westbound.
  • The Main St./Parsons Ave. ramp to I-71 northbound will close overnight (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: Parsons Ave. northbound to Hamilton Rd. to Long St. westbound to I-71 northbound.
  • The I-71 northbound ramp to Broad St. will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: I-71 northbound to 11th Ave. to I-71 southbound to Main St. to Parsons Ave. to Broad St..
  • The I-70 westbound ramp to I-71 northbound will close overnight (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
    • Detour: I-70 westbound to SR 315 northbound to I-670 eastbound to I-71 northbound.
  • I-70 westbound between Miller/Kelton Ave. and I-71 will have overnight lane restrictions (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
  • I-71 northbound between Main St. and Broad St. will have overnight lane restrictions (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, July 17.
  • The Rich/Town St. ramp to SR 315 southbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Wednesday, July 20.
    • 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 Wednesday, July 20.
    • 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 Wednesday, July 20.
    • 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 Wednesday, July 20.
    • 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 Wednesday, July 20.
    • 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 Wednesday, July 20.

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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