By 1808Delaware; ODOT District 6

As in years past, weekly weekend reports from District 6 of the Ohio Department of Transportation will now feature on 1808Delaware. This year, we’re calling this feature the “Orange Cone Alert.”

Each week, we will bring you news of construction projects in Delaware and Franklin Counties. All of the following work is weather dependent.


DELAWARE

State Route 203

CONTINUING IMPACTS

SR 203 between Jones Rd. and Curtis Rd. will close starting Monday, July 10 at 7:00 a.m. through Friday, July 28 at 3:00 p.m. for culvert replacement.

  • Detour: SR 47 to SR 257 to SR 37 or reverse.

State Route 37

CONTINUING IMPACTS

SR 37 between the city of Sunbury corporation limits and the Licking County Line will have daily lane restrictions (7 a.m. – 5 p.m.) starting Monday, April 3 through September 2023 for resurfacing and guardrail replacement.


FRANKLIN

Wilson Bridge Rd.

CONTINUING IMPACTS

UPDATE: Wilson Bridge Rd. over SR 315 will remain closed through Friday, August 25 for bridge work.

Detour: U.S. 23 to SR 161 to Linworth Rd. to Wilson Bridge Rd. or reverse.

State Route 317

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-70 eastbound ramp to Hamilton Rd. southbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: I-70 eastbound to I-270 northbound to Main St. to Hamilton Rd. southbound.
  • The I-70 eastbound ramp to Hamilton Rd. northbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Friday, July 28.
    • Detour: I-70 eastbound to I-270 northbound to Main St. to Hamilton Rd. northbound.
  • The Hamilton Rd. ramp to I-70 eastbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Friday, July 28.
    • Detour: Hamilton Rd. northbound to Main St. to I-270 southbound to I-70 eastbound.

Interstate 270

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-270 southbound ramp to I-70 eastbound on the south east side will close overnight (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, July 20.
    • Detour: I-270 southbound to U.S. 33 eastbound to I-270 northbound to I-70 eastbound.
  • The I-270 northbound ramp to I-70 eastbound on the south east side will close overnight (10 p.m.- 8 a.m.) Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: I-270 northbound to I-70 westbound to SR 317/Hamilton Rd. to I-70 eastbound.
  • The I-270 southbound ramp to I-70 eastbound on the south east side will close overnight (11 p.m.- 8 a.m.) Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: I-270 southbound to I-70 westbound to SR 317/Hamilton Rd. to I-70 eastbound.

Interstate 70

NEW IMPACTS

  • The Brice Rd. ramp to I-70 eastbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 8 a.m.) Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: I-70 westbound to SR 317/Hamilton Rd. to I-70 eastbound.
  • The I-70 eastbound ramp to Brice Rd. northbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 8 a.m.) Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: I-70 eastbound to SR 256 northbound to I-70 westbound.
  • The I-70 eastbound ramp to Brice Rd. southbound will close overnight (10 p.m. – 8 a.m.) Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: I-70 eastbound to SR 256 northbound to I-70 westbound.

State Route 315

NEW IMPACTS

  • SR 315 northbound between Goodale St. and Medical Center Dr. will close starting Friday, July 21 at 9:00 p.m. through Monday, July 24, at 6:00 a.m. for bridge repair.
    • Detour: I-670 to I-71 to I-270
  • 5th Ave. below SR 315 will close starting Friday, July 21 at 9:00 p.m. through Monday, July 24, at 6:00 a.m.
    • Detour: King Ave.

State Route 161

NEW IMPACTS

  • The SR 161 westbound ramp to I-270 southbound will have various lane restrictions starting Friday, July 21 at 9 p.m. through Monday, July 24 at 5 a.m.
  • The SR 161 westbound ramp to I-270 northbound will close overnight (10 p.m. – 7 a.m.) Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: SR 161 westbound to I-270 southbound to Hamilton Rd. to I-270 northbound.
  • SR 161 westbound between Little Turtle Way and I-270 will have various lane restrictions starting Friday, July 21 at 9 p.m. through Monday, July 24 at 7 a.m.
  • The SR 161 westbound ramp to I-270 southbound will close overnight (9 p.m. – 7 a.m.) Saturday, July 22.
    • Detour: SR 161 westbound to I-270 northbound to SR 3 to I-270 southbound.

Sunbury Road

NEW IMPACTS

  • The Sunbury Rd. ramp to I-270 southbound will close for 60 days starting July 21.
    • Detour: Sunbury Rd. to I-270 northbound to SR 3 to I-270 southbound.
  • The Sunbury Rd. ramp to I-270 northbound will close overnight (9 p.m. – 7 a.m.) Friday, July 21.
    • Detour: SR 161 eastbound to Little Turtle Way northbound to I-270.
  • The Sunbury Rd. ramp to SR 161 westbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 7  a.m.) Saturday, July 22.
    • Detour: SR 161 eastbound to Little Turtle Way northbound to SR 161 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.

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, 2022. 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.
  • Beginning October 7th, Front St. converted to two-way traffic between W. Mound St. and W. Fulton St.
  • The Front St. bridge over I-70 closed Saturday, October 29 for bridge replacement until Spring 2025.
    • Detour: W. Sycamore St. to High St. to Mound St. OR Main St. to High St. to W. Sycamore St.
  • The I-70 westbound ramp to SR 315 northbound closed Saturday, March 25 for 6 months.
    • Detour: I-70 westbound to Rich/Town St. exit to SR 315 northbound.
    • SR 315 northbound traffic will need to use U.S. 33 to SR 315 southbound to access downtown.

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