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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 […]


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 […]


Construction Roundup — April 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup — April 2012

It seems like you can’t walk, drive or bike a mile in any direction without encountering some form of construction, demolition or roadway work in Columbus right now. Major transformational projects are taking place in and around Downtown, including new apartments at Grandview Yard, a new Edwards Communities development on Third Avenue, the new Lennox […]


Construction Roundup – March 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup – March 2012

A warm winter means that construction on many developments throughout Columbus have all progressed quickly over the past few months. Today we visited some of these projects for an update to our Construction Roundup photo series. The updates include a look at single family homes in Weinland Park, apartments at Grandview Yard, multiple new Arena District […]


Columbus City Officials Respond to Interstate 71 Design Concerns

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Last month, the Ohio Department of Transportation solicited public feedback on their designs for future phases of the Interstate 70/71 “Split Fix” project in Downtown Columbus. We shared the latest renderings, made comparisons to previous renderings and asked Columbus Underground readers for their impressions of the designs. Largely, the responses where those of disappointment, citing […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!