UPDATE Feb. 13 - Beginning Monday (2/10) early morning and continuing through Thursday (2/13) late afternoon, 19th Avenue near Fontana Laboratory will be closed to accommodate utlity work. Alternate motorcycle parking is available north of Stillman Hall and at Arps Garage. Alternate ADA parking is available at Arps Garage. Pedestrians will be detoured to the west side of Celeste Laboratory and to the east side of Evans Laboratory.
Northbound traffic on Fred Taylor Drive, just south of Ackerman Road, will experience lane restrictions from early morning to mid afternoon to accommodate utility work by Columbia Gas. All lanes will reopen during off-work hours. This schedule is subject to change.
Wednesday (2/5) through Friday (2/7) - reduced to one lane northbound, accommodating left turns, straight traffic, and right turns. Monday (2/10) through Friday (2/14) - reduced to two lanes northbound, one lane accommodating left turns and one lane accommodating straight traffic and right turns.
Commuters should plan ahead, allow extra travel time and expect delays.
Beginning Friday (2/7) early evening and continuing through Sunday (2/9) late afternoon, the intersection at College Road and Annie & John Glenn Avenue will be closed to accommodate a crane installation associated with the Arts District expansion project. Northbound College Road traffic will be stopped at the Ohio Union North Garage. Eastbound A&J Glenn Avenue will be limited to local traffic only, starting at Neil Ave. Signage will detour traffic onto High Street at both Woodruff Avenue and at 12th Avenue.
CABS routes will be detoured as follows:
CLN, CLS, WC - detoured to High Street between Woodruff...
Beginning Tuesday (1/28) early morning and continuing through Friday (2/14) late afternoon, workers will conduct utility work at various manhole locations along John Herrick Drive. Two-way traffic will be maintained.
UPDATE Jan 24 - Because of weather, this project has been rescheduled to Tuesday (1/28) from early morning to mid afternoon. The City of Columbus has advised that it will close Schottenstein Drive at Olentangy River Road for utility work. It is anticipated that the bike path will not be impacted.
The Lantern recently wrote about how the Arts District will support a growing major of study at Ohio State. As reported by the outlet, students in the Moving-Image Production program will have a new place to call home and express their talent through moving images for the first time in fall 2022.
The new building construction on College Road is part of Ohio State’s Framework 2.0 project, a plan to develop the Columbus campus that is focused around the campus’s physical needs to support academics at Ohio State.
On Saturday (1/18), from early morning to early evening, 12th Avenue will experience lane restrictions near Postle Hall for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with the assistance of traffic control officials. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk. Postle Hall's entrance south of Aronoff Laboratory will be closed. Access to the building will be maintained via the entrance nearer Jennings Hall.
UPDATE Jan 9 - This work has been extended through Friday (1/31). The crosswalk at Neil Ave. and 12th Ave. by Postle Hall will be closed to pedestrians. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk of 12th Ave. and the east sidewalk of Neil Ave. Crossovers on Neil Ave. are available at 12th Avenue south of Pomerene Hall and north of Hamilton Hall.
UPDATE Jan. 13 - This impact has been extended through Thursday (1/30). The northbound lane of Westpark Street will be closed to traffic to facilitate servicing the fountain at the Spirit of Women Park. One-way southbound traffic will be maintained.
On Thursday (1/2), from early morning through late afternoon, 18th Avenue north of Arps Hall will be closed for a crane lift. Traffic will be detoured to Woodruff Avenue, and pedestrians will be detoured to the north of Arps Garage or to the south of Arps Hall. Access to Arps Garage will be maintained. The surface lot at Arps Hall will be closed, with alternate ADA parking available in Arps Garage. The back-up date is Friday (1/3).