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Construction Roundup: Trail Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction Roundup: Trail Edition

Central Ohio’s trails and greenways remain open for business, and are actually seeing quite a bit of traffic as people continue to utilize them both for transportation and recreation. The trails provide great views of the natural world along our river corridors, but they also can be a good place to catch a glimpse of […]

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Connector from Olentangy Trail to Bethel Road Now Open

Brent Warren Brent Warren Connector from Olentangy Trail to Bethel Road Now Open

A pair of major upgrades to the Olentangy Trail have been completed, including a connector that enables direct access to and from Bethel Road for the first time. The second upgrade is a widening of the trail – from 9 to 12 feet – between Bethel Road and Antrim Lake. The new connector brings users from […]

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Restaurant Proposed for Final Phase of White Castle HQ Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Restaurant Proposed for Final Phase of White Castle HQ Site

The Downtown Commission got its first look today at the final piece of the 20-acre development known as The Reach on Goodale. A one-and-a-half story commercial building has been proposed for a 0.8-acre site at the development’s northern edge. ArchAll’s Brad Parish told the commission that the building would be a little less than 10,000 […]

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Commission to Weigh in on New Downtown Park, Pedestrian Bridge

Brent Warren Brent Warren Commission to Weigh in on New Downtown Park, Pedestrian Bridge

The latest plans for a new pedestrian bridge and riverfront park near the new Crew stadium will be presented to the Downtown Commission next week. Building a bike and pedestrian bridge to connect the western terminus of Nationwide Boulevard to the Olentangy Trail across the river is an idea that was first floated in 2015. […]

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Olentangy Trail Updates: Detour, Widening and Bridge Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren Olentangy Trail Updates: Detour, Widening and Bridge Plans

A portion of the Olentangy Trail will be closed from May 13 to July 12 as construction work ramps up on Founders Park, the 20-acre development on former Battelle parking lots in Harrison West. The trail will be closed between West Fifth and West Third Avenues, where users will be detoured east to a separated […]

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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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Upgrades to Olentangy Trail to Include New Connection to Bethel Road

Brent Warren Brent Warren Upgrades to Olentangy Trail to Include New Connection to Bethel Road

Two major upgrades are planned for the Olentangy Trail: one that will widen a large section of the trail and another that will connect it to Bethel Road for the first time. The trail will be widened from nine to 12 feet starting at Antrim Lake and continuing south to the spot where Bethel Road […]

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