Road construction update


Staff Report



Gemini Extension Project Update

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.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Gemini Extension – (NEW) By tonight’s evening commute, all lanes of Gemini will be open between Orion Place and E. Powell Road. That means drivers will have two lanes in each direction.

Additionally, both lanes of Worthington Road will be open in each direction between E. Powell Road and Africa Road.

Worthington Road is still closed between Polaris Parkway and E. Powell Road for the final phase of construction. The detour is Polaris Parkway to Orion Place to the Gemini extension or reverse.

Weather permitting, Worthington Road is expected to reopen December 12.

Upcoming Work In Franklin County

The following work is planned in the Franklin County area on the specified dates and times. All work is weather dependent; it may be postponed or cancelled without prior notice.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Interstate 270 (East Side) – (NEW) Beginning at 6 p.m., I-270 south will be reduced to two lanes between Refugee Road and US 33 for overhead bridge work. At 8 p.m., I-270 south will be reduced to one lane. All lanes will open at 5 a.m.

Interstate 70 (West Side) – (NEW) The following ramps will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge work:

· I-70 west to I-270 south

The detour is I-70 west to Hilliard Rome Road to I-70 east to I-270 south.

· I-270 south to I-70 east

The detour is I-270 south to Roberts Road to I-270 north to I-70 east.

Completion: November 30th.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

U.S. Route 62 – (NEW) US 62 will be reduced to one lane of two-way traffic between I-71 and SR 665 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for drainage work. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.

Completion: January 31st.

Interstate 270 (East Side) – (NEW) I-270 north will be reduced to one lane between US 33 and Winchester Pike from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. for overhead bridge work.

Interstate 70 (West Side) – (NEW) I-70 will be reduced to two lanes in each direction between Hilliard Rome Road and I-270 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge work.

North Side Mega Fix

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

State Route 315 (North Side) – (NEW) The ramp from SR 315 north to I-270 east will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge work The detour will be SR 315 north to I-270 west to Sawmill Road to I-270 east.

ONGOING WORK

Interstate 270/State Route 315/US Route 23 (North Side) –The speed limit is reduced to 55 mph on I-270 between US 23 and SR 315 as major construction to build new ramps and bridges is ongoing. Motorists should be aware of new ramp configurations:

· Drivers coming from US 23 south to I-270 west will be on the ramp for a mile and pass over SR 315 before using the temporary ramp to merge onto I-270 west.

· I-270 west traffic exiting at SR 315 will exit sooner – merge into the right lane for SR 315 north, stay in left lane on the ramp for SR 315 south.

· Finally, traffic coming from SR 315 north to I-270 should stay in the left lane on the ramp. Drivers will go a mile on the ramp and travel under US 23 before merging onto I-270 east.

Completion: June 2017

State Route 315 (North Side) – SR 315 north is reduced to one lane north of the ramp to I-270 east. SR 315 south is reduced to one lane between the ramp to I-270 east and Wilson Bridge Road. Completion: June 2017

33/270 interCHANGE

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 thru FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

– US 33WB Lane Closure for Curb Installation (NEW)

9 AM: US 33WB reduced to one lane between Frantz/Post Rd. and I-270.

3 PM: All lanes open.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

– US 33EB Lane Closure for Temporary Median Pavement Removal (NEW)

9 AM: US 33EB reduced to three lanes between I-270 and Frantz/Post Rd.

3 PM: All lanes open.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

– I-270NB Lane Closures; US 33EB to I-270NB and US 33WB to I-270NB Ramp Closures for Pavement Striping (NEW)

7 PM: I-270NB reduced to 2 lanes between Tuttle Crossing Blvd. and Sawmill Rd.

8 PM: The ramp from US 33EB to I-270NB closed. Detour: I-270SB to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270NB.

8 PM: The ramp from US 33WB to I-270NB closed.

Detour: US 33WB to Avery-Muirfield Dr. to US 33EB to I-270SB to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270NB. *Note: Local traffic can access I-270NB from Tuttle Crossing Blvd.

11 PM: I-270NB reduced to 1 lane between Tuttle Crossing Blvd. and Sawmill Rd.

5 AM: All lanes and ramps open.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

– US 33 EB & WB Lane Closures for Installation of Raised Pavement Markers (NEW)

8 PM: US 33WB reduced to one lane between Frantz/Post Rd. and Avery-Muirfield Dr.

8 PM: US 33EB reduced to one lane between Avery-Muirfield Dr. and Frantz/Post Rd.

5 AM: All lanes open.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

– I-270SB Lane Closures for Removal of Bridge Deck Falsework (NEW)

9 PM: I-270SB reduced to two lanes between US 33 and Tuttle Crossing Blvd.

11 PM: I-270SB reduced to one lane between US 33 and Tuttle Crossing Blvd.

5 AM: All lanes open.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

– I-270NB Lane Closures for Removal of Bridge Deck Falsework (NEW)

7 PM: I-270NB reduced to two lanes between Tuttle Crossing Blvd. and US 33.

11 PM: I-270NB reduced to one lane between Tuttle Crossing Blvd. and US 33.

5 AM: All lanes open.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

– I-270SB Short Duration Rolling Road Blocks & I-270SB to US 33WB Ramp Closure for Overhead Sign Installation (NEW)

9 PM: The ramp from I-270 SB to US 33WB closed. Detour: I-270SB to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270NB to US 33WB.

12 AM to 5 AM: I-270SB 15 minute rolling road blocks across all open lanes between Sawmill Rd. and US 33.

5 AM: All lanes and ramp open.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

– I-270SB Lane Closure for Pavement Striping (NEW)

9 AM: I-270SB reduced to three lanes between Sawmill Rd. and US 33.

12 PM: All lanes open.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

– I-270SB Short Duration Rolling Road Blocks for Overhead Sign Installation (NEW)

12 AM to 5 AM: I-270SB 15 minute rolling road blocks across all open lanes between US 33 and Tuttle Crossing Blvd.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

– US 33WB to I-270SB New Ramp Opening (NEW)

5 AM: The new ramp from US 33WB to I-270SB will open.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

– I-270SB to US 33WB Ramp Traffic Switch to Install Noise Wall Panels (NEW)

By 6 a.m. the current ramp from I-270SB to US 33WB will temporarily close for two weeks and traffic will be moved to the new I-270SB to US 33 WB (Marysville) ramp.

In two weeks, after the noise wall panels are installed, both I-270SB to US 33WB ramps will open.

Upcoming Work In Morrow County

The following work is planned in the Morrow County area on the specified dates and times. All work is weather dependent; it may be postponed or cancelled without prior notice.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Interstate 71 – (NEW) I-71 north will be reduced to two lanes at SR 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for road work. Completion: December 2nd.

Staff Report

Information for this story was provided by ODOT.

Information for this story was provided by ODOT.