Interstate 70/71 Construction Downtown - News & Discussion
April 8, 2014 11:36 am at 11:36 am #1006075
Gateway into German Village could include retail cap
By GARY SEMAN JR. ThisWeek Community News
Tuesday April 8, 2014 9:24 AM
The primary gateway into German Village could be marked with retail businesses or elaborate greenspace, as the Interstate 70/71 interchange project takes shape.
READ MORE: http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/germanvillage/news/2014/04/07/third-street-bridge-gateway-into-german-village-could-include-retail-cap.htmlApril 27, 2014 2:38 pm at 2:38 pm #1011511
Photo updates on the 18th Street Bridge, here:May 5, 2014 8:46 pm at 8:46 pm #1013640
New Proposal Aims To Slow Drivers On Portions Of I-70 & 71
By Tanisha Mallett
Monday May 5, 2014 4:37 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio – On Monday, Columbus City Council took its first step towards approving a request, by the Ohio Department of Transportation, to lower the speed limit on portions of Interstates 70 and 71 near downtown. The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to reduce the speed limit to 55 miles per hour just west and south of downtown.
July 20, 2014 1:55 pm at 1:55 pm #1030487
Work is moving along on the 18th Street Bridge. Photos:July 22, 2014 4:19 pm at 4:19 pm #1030800
City looks at Livingston Avenue reconstruction
By GARY SEMAN JR.
Tuesday July 22, 2014 10:37 AM
The city of Columbus wants to reconstruct Livingston Avenue from Front Street to east of Parsons Avenue. At the German Village Society Board of Trustees meeting July 14, officials from the Columbus Department of Public Service said the city intends to build bike lanes, curb extensions, new sidewalks and make up upgrades to intersections and the streetscape along the neighborhood’s northern border.
The plan comes with a couple of caveats: The city has no money earmarked for construction and is somewhat at the mercy of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Interstate 70/71 interchange project, which is under development, engineer Bud Broughton told the board.
READ MORE: http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/germanvillage/news/2014/07/21/city-looks-at-livingston-avenue-reconstruction.htmlAugust 22, 2014 5:00 pm at 5:00 pm #1036226
18th Street Bridge Demolition Tonight Closes Downtown Split
Updated: Friday, August 22 2014, 02:07 PM EDT
DOWNTOWN COLUMBUS (ODOT/Sean Rowe) — According to a news release from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the other half of the 18th Street Bridge will come down on Friday; weather permitting. This will allow crews to complete construction on a new bridge over Interstate 70 in Columbus.
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