Pickaway East West Connector
also known as
Rickenbacker Intermodal Connector 


THE LATEST: Final paving on SR 762/Duvall Road  is complete and all lanes opened Friday, May 8, 2015.


Project Details  
The Pickaway East West Connector will provide a connection between US 23 and the Rickenbacker Intermodal Facility. The project has been broken into phases.

Phase 1

Widen and re-align Duvall Road to a total of three lanes from US 23 to Ashville Pike

Build a bridge over the railroad on Duvall Road

Phase 1 Contract Awarded
Fechko Excavating
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$12 Million
Funding Sources
  • ODOT
  • TIGER Grant
  • Federal Earmark
  • Ohio Rail Commission
  • Ohio Department of Development
  • Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Organization (MORPC)
  • CSX Railroad
  • Norfolk Southern Railroad

Phase 1B

Phase 1B will widen Ashville Pike from Duvall Road to Rickenbacker Parkway. 

Phase 1B Contract Awarded
Trucco Construction
Future Phases
Phase 2 will widen Duvall Road and Ashville Pike from three lanes to five lanes.
Phase 3 will reconstruct a new interchange at US 23 and SR 762. 
Benefits, Support and Opportunity
  • The project will increase efficiency of the transportation system of the United States because it provides    for the transportation of goods using multiple modes of transportation.
  • Rickenbacker Intermodal Facility has the capacity to handle 250,000 containers annually.
  • The project is part of the Heartland Corridor which ships goods globally.
  • Non-stop travel by the container trucks enhances the environment of the region trucks are not stopping at railroad crossings to wait for trains to pass.
  • The project provides one of two entrances to the Rickenbacker Intermodal Facility.
  • Nearby the interchange at I-270 and Alum Creek is currently undergoing improvements to handle increased capacity.
Project History
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