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Proposal Would Close the Gap in the Olentangy Trail

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Would Close the Gap in the Olentangy Trail

Regular users of the Olentangy Trail know that there is only one section of the shared-use path that detours away from the Olentangy River and onto city streets. That happens on either side of the North Broadway bridge in Clintonville, roughly halfway between the trail’s two endpoints, Worthington and Downtown. A new proposal would close […]

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Celebrate National Take a Walk in a Park Day By Finding These Bridges

Anne Evans Anne Evans Celebrate National Take a Walk in a Park Day By Finding These Bridges

Have you found the bridge in Scioto Grove Metro Park? National Take a Walk in a Park Day, held annually on March 30, is a great day to find it. Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks provided some more details on the bridge and why it was built. Previously, visitors could cross the Grant Run […]

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Scioto Mile and Downtown Bridges Win 2012 Urban Design Award

Walker Evans Walker Evans Scioto Mile and Downtown Bridges Win 2012 Urban Design Award

The five finalists for the 2012 James B. Recchie Design Award were announced back in August, and the winner was announced on Thursday last week. The Scioto Mile and the new Main Street and Rich Street Bridges crossing the Scioto River in Downtown Columbus were chosen as the winners of this year’s award. This marks […]

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Rich Street Bridge Officially Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rich Street Bridge Officially Opens Downtown

After two years of reconstruction, the Downtown riverfront has regained another vehicle and pedestrian crossing over the Scioto River. The Rich Street Bridge was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting this morning, which connects Town Street in Franklinton with Rich Street in Downtown Columbus. “This new bridge finally reconnects Franklinton to Downtown Columbus and the fantastic Scioto […]

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Town Street Bridge to Begin Demolition Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Few will miss Town Street bridge after razing By Debbie Gebolys The decline and fall of the 90-year-old Town Street bridge reaches its final chapter today. Mayor Michael B. Coleman and other officials will gather this morning at the bridge over the Scioto River for the beginning of its demolition. The bridge […]

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Stimulus Money to Further Franklin County Projects

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The following discussion is about the state of Ohio providing Franklin County money from their share of the federal economic stimulus package. Franklin County has desires to use the money for the Rich Street bridge and other road interchanges. Related Stories: – Town/Rich Street Bridge Project Updates – Update on the Rich St. Bridge Replacement

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Town Street Bridge To Close Permanently Tonight

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NBC4i.com wrote Town Street Bridge To Close Permanently Tonight Tuesday, Jul 22, 2008 City officials said they would close the Town Street Bridge across the Scioto River in downtown Columbus permanently beginning Tuesday night. The Columbus Public Service Director Mark Kelsey ordered the closure effective 7 p.m. Tuesday, NBC 4 reported. According to a news […]

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