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 745

NEW IMPACTS

SR 745 between SR 42 and Moore Rd. will close starting Monday, July 31 at 7 a.m. through Friday, August 11 at 3 p.m. for culvert replacement.

  • Detour: SR 42 to SR 257 to Home Rd. to 745 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

State Route 315

NEW IMPACTS

  • SR 315 southbound between Olentangy River Rd./Kinnear Rd. and Goodale St. will close starting Friday, July 28 at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, July 31, at 6:00 a.m. for bridge repair.
    • Detour: I-270 to I-70 to I-670 to SR 315
  • 5th Ave. below SR 315 will close starting Friday, July 28 at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, July 31, at 6:00 a.m.
    • Detour: King Ave.

State Route 317

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-70 eastbound ramp to Hamilton Rd. northbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Sunday, July 30.
    • 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.) Sunday, July 30.
    • Detour: Hamilton Rd. northbound to Main St. to I-270 southbound to I-70 eastbound.

Interstate 70

NEW IMPACTS

  • I-70 westbound and eastbound on the east side between I-270 and U.S. 33 will have various lane restrictions (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Monday, July 31 to Thursday, August 3.
  • The I-70 westbound ramp to I-270 southbound on the south east side will close overnight (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, August 3.
    • Detour: I-70 westbound to Hamilton Rd. to I-70 eastbound to I-270 southbound.

State Route 161

NEW IMPACTS

  • SR 161 westbound and eastbound between Hamilton Rd. and Kitzmiller Rd. will have various lane restrictions (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Monday, July 31 to Thursday, August 3.

Sunbury Road

CONTINUING 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.

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.


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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