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Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pedestrian-Friendly Street Approved For Scioto Peninsula

A new, pedestrian-focused street that will run through the center of the new Scioto Peninsula development was approved by the Downtown Commission yesterday. Also approved were two large parking garages that will sit next to the elevated railroad tracks that make up the western edge of the development. Brian Kinzelman, Principal of MKSK, explained that […]

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Hudson and Sullivant Get Redesigns, Other Street Projects Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hudson and Sullivant Get Redesigns, Other Street Projects Moving Forward

The City of Columbus is gearing up for a busy spring and summer of road work. Although the long term impact of the coronavirus pandemic is unknown – and some state projects are already being impacted because of a projected loss of gas tax funds – work is continuing on the local projects that were […]

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Redesign of Livingston Avenue in German Village Underway

Brent Warren Brent Warren Redesign of Livingston Avenue in German Village Underway

Bike lanes are coming to a section of East Livingston Avenue in German Village. The new five-foot-wide lanes on both sides of the street will start at Dixon Alley and continue east to Kennedy Drive, where they will connect up with the existing lanes that extend past Parsons Avenue. Preliminary work is now underway on […]

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More Changes Coming to Parsons Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Changes Coming to Parsons Avenue

Work will continue through the fall on the latest round of streetscape improvements for Parsons Avenue. The scope of the project runs from Livingston Avenue to Hosack Street, and includes a resurfacing of the street and reconfigured travel lanes. “The Department of Public Service believes that this project will improve the traffic flow in this […]

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Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Street Party in the Short North Will Double as Ideas Session for Public Art Plan

The folks behind a plan for public art on High Street in the Short North are throwing a party to get the public involved in the process. GoLive with Art on High will feature over 30 local musicians, stationed at 10 different spots all along High Street. The musicians will swap places every hour, from […]

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Work Begins on Parsons Avenue Streetscape Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Work Begins on Parsons Avenue Streetscape Project

The stretch of Parsons Avenue that runs through Olde Towne East is getting a makeover. Workers recently began tearing up portions of the street between Franklin Avenue and Broad Street to begin burying utility lines. The project, originally announced in late 2014, was set to begin in mid-2015, but was delayed due to some changes. […]

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Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

A small section of West Broad Street will be getting the “road diet” treatment. Five-foot bike lanes will be added in both directions, stretching from Front Street to the railroad bridge just west of Starling Street on the Scioto Peninsula. West of the Scioto River, a planted median will also run down the middle of […]

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