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Franklin County: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF MAY 9, 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. 


Guardrail repair - Various routes throughout District 6 will have short-term daytime lane restrictions for guardrail repair. Estimated completion: August 2021.   


Interstate 670 

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-670 westbound ramp to I-71 southbound/Spring St. will close starting 9 p.m., Friday, May 14 through 5 a.m., Monday, May 17.  
    • I-71 southbound detour: I-270 westbound to SR 315 southbound to I-71 southbound
    • Spring St. detour: I-71 northbound to 5th Ave. westbound to Cleveland Ave. southbound to Spring St. 
  • The I-670 westbound ramp to I-71 northbound will close overnight (10 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9.
    • Detour: I-670 westbound to Jack Gibbs Blvd. westbound to Cleveland Ave. southbound to I-71 northbound.
  • The Convention Center Dr. ramp to I-670 eastbound will close overnight (7 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9 and Monday, May 10. 
    • Detour: Goodale St. eastbound to 4th St. northbound to 5th Ave. eastbound to I-670.
  • The 4th St./U.S. 23 ramp to I-670 eastbound will close overnight (8 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9 and Monday, May 10. 
    • Detour: 4th St. northbound to 5th Ave. eastbound to I-670.
  • The 5th Ave. ramp to I-670 will close overnight (7 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Tuesday, May 11 and Wednesday, May 12. 
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to I-70/I-71 westbound to SR 315 northbound to I-670.
  • The I-71 southbound ramp to I-670 westbound will close overnight (11 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Tuesday, May 11 and Wednesday, May 12. 
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to I-670 eastbound to Leonard Ave. to I-670 westbound.
  • I-670 westbound between I-71 and 4th St. will have nightly lane restrictions (7 p.m. - 5 a.m.) starting Tuesday, May 11 through Thursday, May 13. 

Interstate 270

NEW IMPACTS

  • The SR 161/U.S. 33 westbound ramp to I-270 northbound will close overnight (9 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9. 
    • Detour: U.S. 33 to Avery-Muirfield Dr. to U.S. 33 eastbound to I-270 northbound.
  • The SR 161/U.S. 33 eastbound ramp to I-270 northbound will close overnight (10 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9.  
    • Detour: U.S. 33 eastbound to I-270 southbound to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270 northbound.
  • The I-270 eastbound ramps to Sawmill Rd. will close overnight (10 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9. 
    • Detour: I-270 eastbound to SR 315 northbound to I-270 westbound to Sawmill Rd. 
  • The Sawmill Rd. northbound and southbound ramps to I-270 eastbound will close overnight (10 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9. 
    • Detour: Sawmill Rd. to I-270 westbound to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270 eastbound. 
  • I-270 eastbound and westbound between Smoky Row Rd. and Riverside Dr. will have overnight lane restrictions (7 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Sunday, May 9. 

U.S. Route 62

NEW IMPACTS
I-71 Widening - U.S. 62 northbound and southbound
at I-71 on the south side will close overnight (9 p.m. - 5 a.m.) on Thursday, May 13 for pavement repairs. 

  • Northbound detour: I-71 northbound to SR 665 to U.S. 62
  • Southbound detour: I-71 southbound to SR 56 to U.S. 62.

NEW IMPACTS
U.S. 62 northbound between Blue Rock Blvd. and Belmead Ave. will have daytime lane restrictions (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) on Tuesday, May 11. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. 


Interstate 71

NEW IMPACTS

  • The I-71 southbound ramp to Stringtown Rd. will close nightly (10 p.m. - 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, May 9 through Friday, May 14.  
    • Detour: I-71 southbound to SR 665 to I-71 northbound to Stringtown Rd. 
  • The I-270 eastbound ramp to I-71 southbound will close nightly (9 p.m. - 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, May 9 through Friday, May 14. 
    • Detour: I-71 northbound to Frank Rd. westbound to I-71 southbound. 
  • The I-270 westbound ramp to I-71 southbound will close nightly (9 p.m. - 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, May 9 through Friday, May 14. 
    • Detour: I-71 northbound to Frank Rd. westbound to I-71 southbound.
  • I-71 southbound between Frank Rd. and Stringtown Rd. will have nightly lane restrictions (8 p.m. - 5 a.m.) starting Sunday, May 9 through Friday, May 14. 

U.S. Route 23

U.S. Route 23 North Side Sign Upgrades - Upgrade lane assignment signs to a larger size on U.S. 23 approaching I-270, install additional signs, modify striping on U.S. 23 south to allow a dedicated lane for each entrance ramp. Estimated completion: Summer 2021

CONTINUING IMPACTS
U.S. Route 23 southbound at I-270 will have daily lane restrictions (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.) starting Monday, March 1 through June 2021 for sign and lane assignment upgrades.


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.