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Bridge Work to Shut Down Stretch of Indianola Avenue for Six Months

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bridge Work to Shut Down Stretch of Indianola Avenue for Six Months

A major rehabilitation of the Indianola Avenue bridge over Glen Echo Ravine will soon shut down traffic in both directions on the street for six months. Starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 10, no cars or pedestrians will be able to travel across the bridge, which sits just north of Arcadia Avenue and straddles […]

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New Grant Avenue Bridge Coming this Summer as 70/71 Work Starts Up Again

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Grant Avenue Bridge Coming this Summer as 70/71 Work Starts Up Again

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced a new timeline for the next five phases of its multi-year Interstate 70/71 split project. Work will begin this summer on the first phase, which will include improvements to a stretch of Mound Street between High Street and Fourth Street (an extension of the Mound Street Connector that […]

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Mound Street Connector Set to Open, 4th Street Exit From I-70 to Close

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mound Street Connector Set to Open, 4th Street Exit From I-70 to Close

Travelers approaching Columbus from the east on I-70 will have a new way of entering Downtown starting on November 8th. The Mound Street Connector, which includes a large “fly-over” exit ramp that takes cars over Parsons Avenue and I-71, opens for business on the 8th. The current 4th Street exit from I-70 west will close permanently […]

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ODOT Unveils New Street and Bridge Designs, Changes to 70/71 Split Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren ODOT Unveils New Street and Bridge Designs, Changes to 70/71 Split Plans

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and their partners provided a wealth of information about the Interstate 70-71 split project to attendees of a March 19th public meeting. New designs were unveiled showing caps on the South High and South Third Street Bridges, and new renderings gave a better idea of what the Long and […]

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Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

A key design feature has been added to the new High and Third Street Bridges that will eventually span I-70 south of Downtown as part of the I-70/71 split project. The new bridges will feature caps that will have the capacity to hold buildings, just like the I-670 cap that connects the Short North to […]

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Long and Spring Street Bridges to be Completed this Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long and Spring Street Bridges to be Completed this Summer

New renderings presented at a recent public meeting give a better idea of what the Long and Spring Street bridges will look like when they are completed, which the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) says will be this summer. The project began in September 2011. Nancy Burton of ODOT said that both bridges should be […]

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18th Street Bridge to Come Down as 70/71 Split Work Continues

Brent Warren Brent Warren 18th Street Bridge to Come Down as 70/71 Split Work Continues

Work is set to begin soon on the demolition and replacement of the 18th Street Bridge near Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Starting February 10th, the bridge will be open for southbound traffic only –  northbound traffic will be directed to Livingston Avenue and then over to Parsons Avenue. The work is part of the $28 million […]

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