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 Watkins Rd. and Curtis Rd. will close starting Tuesday, June 20 at 7 a.m. through Friday, June 30 at 3 p.m. for culvert replacement.

  • Detour: SR 203 to 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

State Route 315

NEW IMPACTS

  • State Route 315 southbound between Olentangy River Rd. and Goodale St. will close starting Friday, June 23 at 9:00 p.m. through Monday, June 26 at 6:00 a.m.
    • Detour: I-270 to I-70 to I-670 to SR-315

U.S. 62

NEW IMPACTS

  • The U.S. 62 southbound ramp to I-270 eastbound will close overnight (6 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23.
    • Detour: U.S. 62 westbound to Home Rd. to Hoover Rd. to Southwest Blvd. to U.S. 62 eastbound to I-270.
  • The U.S. 62 northbound ramp to I-270 eastbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23.
    • Detour: U.S. 62 to I-270 westbound to Georgesville Rd. to I-270 eastbound.

Interstate 71

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-71 southbound ramp to I-270 westbound on the south side will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23.
    • Detour: I-270 eastbound to Alum Creek Dr. to I-270 westbound.
  • The I-71 northbound ramp to I-270 westbound on the south side will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23.
    • Detour: I-270 eastbound to Alum Creek Dr. to I-270 westbound.

U.S. 33

NEW IMPACTS

  • The U.S. 33 eastbound ramp to I-270 northbound will close overnight (7 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, June 22, Sunday, June 25, Monday, June 26, Tuesday, June 27, and Thursday, June 29.
    • Detour: U.S. 33 eastbound to SR 317 to U.S. 33 westbound to I-270 northbound.
  • The U.S. 33 westbound ramp to I-270 northbound will close overnight (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) Thursday, June 22, Monday, June 26, Tuesday, June 27, and Thursday, June 29.
    • Detour: U.S. 33 westbound to I-270 southbound to U.S. 33 eastbound to I-270 northbound.

Interstate 270

NEW IMPACTS

  • The Alum Creek Dr. ramp to I-270 northbound will close nightly (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 25 through Tuesday, June 27.
    • Detour: Alum Creek Dr. to I-270 westbound to U.S. 23 to I-270 eastbound.
  • The I-270 northbound ramp to U.S. 33 eastbound will close nightly (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 25 through Tuesday, June 27.
    • Detour: I-270 northbound to U.S. 33 westbound to I-270 southbound to U.S. 33 eastbound.
  • The I-270 northbound ramp to U.S. 33 westbound will close nightly (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, June 25 through Tuesday, June 27.
    • Detour: I-270 northbound to I-70 westbound to I-270 southbound to U.S. 33 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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