For Immediate Release
September 9, 2016
In Delaware County
The following work is planned in the Delaware County area on the
specified dates and times. All work is weather dependent; it may be postponed
or cancelled without prior notice.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
U.S. Route 23 – (NEW) US
23 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between SR 315 and Hawthorn
Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for signal installation. Completion:
September 15th at 4 p.m.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
State Route 605 – (NEW) SR
605 will be closed in both directions between Bevelhymer Road and Francher Road
from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for culvert replacement. The detour is SR 605 north to
Central College Road east to US 62 north to SR 37 to SR 605 or reverse. Completion:
U.S. Route 36 – US
36 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Davidson Lane and
Sweeney Road\Baker Road for drainage work.
Completion: September 13th at 6 a.m.
State Route 750 & Sawmill Parkway – Beginning nightly at 7 p.m., the contractor will be
paving the final surface course for all lanes of SR 750 between the Zoo and
Sawmill Parkway. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained, but
drivers should expect delays.
Final paving will also occur nightly at the SR 750 and
Sawmill Parkway intersection. The paving work will stop each morning by 6
a.m. Completion: Saturday, September 10.
State Route 750 and Sawmill Parkway –SR
750 is reduced to one lane in each direction for construction. SR 750 is being
widened to two lanes in each direction with a center turn lane between Sawmill
Parkway and the Columbus Zoo.
Northbound Sawmill Parkway is reduced to one lane
north of SR 750 for widening.
Completion: September 2016.
Powell Road – By
5 a.m., E. Powell Road will close between Bale Kenyon Road and Worthington Road
so crews can construct the new intersection of Powell Road and the Gemini
extension. The posted detour is Bale Kenyon Road to Lewis Center Road to Africa
Road to Worthington Road or reverse. Completion: September 15.
Please note: Bale Kenyon under I-71 has 13-foot
clearance. Trucks are advised to use S. Old State Road to Orange Road to get to
Bale Kenyon Road.
Route 23/Pennsylvania Ave - The exit ramp from US 23 southbound to
Sandusky St. is closed. The closure is necessary so crews can construct a new
ramp serving the north end of the city. When it re-opens late August, weather
permitting, the ramp will accommodate two-way traffic on Sandusky Street to the
intersection of US 23. Additionally, US 23 northbound traffic will have a
turn lane and traffic signal to access N. Sandusky St. The US 23 northbound
entrance ramp will remain open during construction. Completion:
Route 521 – The SR 521 bridge over I-71
is closed for replacement. The detour is SR 521 to SR 61 to US 36 to SR 521. Completion:
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environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable
Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been,
carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding
dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.