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Franklin County: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF OCTOBER 24, 2021

The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Franklin County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting. Visit OHGO.com for travel updates or follow the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 6 on Facebook or Twitter for current Franklin County construction information. 


NEW IMPACTS

Olentangy River Rd. between Highland Drive and Henderson Rd. will have daily lane restrictions (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) starting Monday, October 25 through Friday, October 29.


Interstate 270

NEW IMPACTS

  • I-270 eastbound and westbound between Riverside Dr. and Smoky Row Rd. will have nightly lane restrictions starting Sunday, October 25 through Friday, October 29.
  • The I-270 westbound ramp to Sawmill Rd. will close overnight (10 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29.
    • Detour: I-270 westbound to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270 eastbound to Sawmill Rd.
  • The Sawmill Rd. northbound and southbound ramps to I-270 westbound will close overnight (10 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29.
    • Detour: Sawmill Rd. to I-270 eastbound to SR 315 northbound to I-270 westbound.

Interstate 71

NEW IMPACTS

  • I-71 northbound and southbound between Greenlawn Ave. and I-270 will have nightly lane restrictions (7 p.m. - 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, October 24 through Thursday, October 28.
  • The I-71 southbound ramp to I-270 eastbound on the south side will close overnight (9 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Monday, October 25.
    • Detour: I-270 westbound to U.S. 62 to I-270 eastbound.
  • Frank Rd. eastbound and westbound at I-71 will have overnight lane restrictions (9 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Tuesday, October 26.
  • The Greenlawn Ave. ramp to I-71 northbound will close overnight (9 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Wednesday, October 27.
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to Frank Rd. to I-71 northbound.
  • The Stringtown Rd. ramp to I-71 northbound will close overnight (11 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Wednesday, October 27.
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to SR 665 to I-71 northbound.

U.S. Route 62

UPCOMING NEW IMPACTS

U.S. 62 between Orders Rd. and SR 665 will close starting Monday, November 1 through Monday, November 15 for culvert replacement. Detour: I-270 eastbound to I-71 southbound to SR 665 westbound to US 62.


UPCOMING NEW IMPACTS

  • The U.S. 62 ramp to I-71 northbound will close (8 p.m. – 11 p.m.) on Sunday, October 31.
    • Detour: U.S. 62 northbound to SR 665 to I-71 northbound.
  • U.S. 62 northbound and southbound at I-71 will close overnight (11 p.m. – 6 a.m.) on Sunday, October 31 and nightly (9 p.m. – 6 a.m.) starting Monday, November 1 through Friday, November 5.
    • Northbound detour: I-71 northbound to SR 665 to I-71 southbound to U.S. 62.
    • Southbound detour: I-71 southbound to SR 56 to I-71 northbound to U.S. 62.
  • I-71 northbound at the Pickaway/Franklin County Line and at U.S. 62 will have overnight lane restrictions (8 p.m. – 5 a.m.) on Sunday, October 31.

To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed, and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone. Remember, move over or slow down.