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 October 9.

All the best for safe travels throughout 2022!

DELAWARE COUNTY

State Route 37

CONTINUING IMPACTS

SR 37 between Lewis Rd. and N. County Line Rd. will close starting Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 21 for culvert replacement. Detour: SR 37 to SR 605 to U.S. 62 to SR 37 or reverse.

Lewis Rd. at SR 37 will close starting Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 21 for culvert replacement.

U.S. Route 42

CONTINUING IMPACTS

U.S. 42 northbound between Fern Dr. and Sandusky St. will close starting Monday, September 26 for 28 days. Detour: SR 257 northbound to U.S. 36 eastbound to to U.S. 23 southbound to U.S. 42.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

U.S. 42 northbound between Klondike and Section Line-Rd. will close starting Monday, August 29 for 84 days. Detour: SR 257 northbound to U.S. 36 eastbound to U.S. 23 southbound to U.S. 42.

State Route 750

CONTINUING IMPACTS

SR 750 Resurfacing – SR 750 between SR 315 and Sawmill Rd. will have nightly lane restrictions (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, September 18 through October 2022.


FRANKLIN COUNTY

UPCOMING NEW IMPACTS

James Rd. northbound and southbound between I-70 and U.S. 33 will have daily lane restrictions (6 a.m. – 6 p.m.) starting Monday, October 17 through November 2022 for pavement repairs.

State Route 315

NEW IMPACTS

SR 315 southbound between Lane Ave. and Kinnear Rd. will have nightly lane restrictions (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Monday, October 10 through Thursday, October 13.

Interstate 270

NEW IMPACTS

The I-270 northbound ramp to Cemetery Rd. will close nightly (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, October 9 through Friday, October 14.

  • Detour: I-270 northbound to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270 southbound to Cemetery Rd.

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 I-71 southbound ramp to I-70 eastbound will have overnight lane restrictions (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Tuesday, October 11.
  • I-70 westbound at 18th St. will have overnight lane restrictions (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Wednesday, October 12 and Thursday, October 13.

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
  • Beginning October 7th, Front St. converted to two-way traffic between W. Mound St. and W. Fulton St./Livingston Ave.

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