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.


State Route 203


SR 203 between Radnor Rd. and Hoskins Rd. will close starting 7 a.m., Monday, June 5 through Friday, June 16 for culvert replacement.

  • Detour: SR 203 to SR 47 to SR 257 to SR 37 or reverse.

State Route 37


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.


Interstate 670


  • The 4th St. ramp to I-670 westbound will close nightly (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15.
    • Detour: 4th St. to 1st Ave. westbound to 3rd St./Summit St. southbound to I-670 westbound.
  • The Jack Gibbs Blvd. ramp to I-670 westbound will close nightly (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15.
    • Detour: Cleveland Ave. northbound to 5th Ave. eastbound to I-71 southbound/I-670 westbound.
  • I-670 westbound between 4th St. and 3rd St. will have various overnight lane restrictions (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15.
  • I-670 eastbound between Neil Ave. and 4th St. will have various overnight lane restrictions (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15.
  • The I-670 westbound ramp to I-71 southbound will close overnight (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Monday, June 12.
    • Detour: I-670 westbound to SR 315 southbound to I-70 eastbound.


  • The Bike Lane on 3rd St./Summit St. will be closed between Warren St. and E. Goodale St. starting Sunday, June 4 through Sunday, June 25 for bridge wall repairs above I-670. Bike traffic will merge with the travel lane and utilize it as a Sharrow.

Interstate 71


The I-71 northbound ramp to I-670 westbound will close nightly (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 11 through Thursday, June 15.

  • Detour: I-71 northbound to 11th Ave. to I-71 southbound to I-670 westbound OR I-670 eastbound to Leonard Ave. to I-670 westbound.

Interstate 70


  • The I-70 eastbound ramp to Hamilton Rd. (SR 317) northbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.)  on Tuesday, June 13.
    • Detour: I-70 westbound to SR 317 northbound to E. Main St. (SR-40) eastbound to I-270 southbound to I-70 westbound.
  • Hamilton Rd. northbound between I-70 and Groves Rd. will have various lane restrictions starting June 12, 2023, through June 30, 2023.

State Route 315


SR 315 northbound will close between 3rd Ave. and Olentangy River Rd. starting Friday, June 16, 2023, at 9 p.m. through Monday, June 19.

  • Detour: I-270 to I-70 to I-670 to SR 315

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


  • 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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