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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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Kasich Proposes $3 Billion Investment in Ohio Highways

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kasich Proposes $3 Billion Investment in Ohio Highways

Ohio Governor John Kasich announced today a new plan that would invest $3 billion into the state’s highway infrastructure over the next six years. The Jobs and Transportation Plan will allow the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to eliminate delays on projects previous pushed back due to budget shortfalls. “By thinking outside the box we’re […]

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Work Begins on Mound Street Connector, Next Phase of 70/71 Split

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Begins on Mound Street Connector, Next Phase of 70/71 Split

Construction began this past weekend on the Mound Street Connector, the latest phase in the multi-year Interstate 70-71 split project. According to ODOT, parts of I-70 west from the Miller-Kelton exit to 4th Street were closed overnight from Sunday through Thursday while crews install signs and concrete barriers along that stretch of the intersection, although the lanes […]

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Long Street Bridge Demolition Almost Complete

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long Street Bridge Demolition Almost Complete

Demolition of the Long Street bridge over I-71 should be completed by the end of the week, according to ODOT. The demo work started in April of last year, when half of the bridge was taken down and work began on construction of the new bridge. That new section is now open for traffic, allowing […]

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Opinion: ODOT still does not care about neighborhoods – UPDATED

Anne Evans Anne Evans Opinion: ODOT still does not care about neighborhoods – UPDATED

I don’t tend to get bent out of shape about too many things. When the Split Fix started, at 10pm on the evening of Friday, May 4th, I thought, well this horrible noise is irritating, but it won’t be forever. (Still thinking that nearly 6 months later). When the orange barrels made it hard to […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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