The Franklin County Engineer has advised that, beginning Wednesday (8/21) and continuing through Thursday (8/22), the Lane Avenue Bridge will undergo maintenance, necessitating a closure of the Olentangy Bike Trail. Detour signage will be in place to direct bikers and pedestrians along Lane Avenue with a cross-over at Perry Street.
Beginning early August and continuing through autumn, additional construction traffic will occur along Neil and 11th Avenues to facilitate morning concrete pours for area construction projects on the following dates (from 4 a.m. to mid morning, weather dependent):
August 1 - End of October
August 19 – End of September
Monday and Wednesday mornings
Motorists should anticipate traffic delays in the area and allow additional travel time. All are encouraged to exercise caution when traveling near construction zones and eliminate distractions. We all share the road and the responsibility in ensuring...
Beginning Saturday, August 3, and continuing through Saturday, August 10, approximately ten parking spaces (2 separate areas, 5 spaces in each area) will be closed in the lot located east of the Veterinary Medical Center and Coffey Road. These temporary space closures will support utility work in the area.
UPDATED July 19 - The Cannon Drive lane restrictions between John Herrick Drive and King Avenue, originally scheduled to occur July 22-26, have been rescheduled to take place Monday, July 29, through Thursday, August 1. Signage and traffic control officials will be in place to maintain traffic. Minor delays are anticipated.
On Monday, July 15, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing through mid-afternoon, lane restrictions will be in place on King Avenue, between the Olentangy Bridge and Old Cannon. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction. Motorists should follow the directions of roadway officials and plan for possible delays. The work is expected to be complete in the evening on Tuesday, July 16.
Beginning July 8 early morning and continuing through July 12 late afternoon, Carmack Road west of Kenny Road will close to public traffic during daytime hours for roadway repairs. Students, faculty and staff are advised to access west campus parking lots via Lane Avenue or Kinnear Road rather than Carmack Road. CABS may be rerouted, depending on traffic and roadway conditions, but buses will continue to service Carmack bus stops. Commuters should plan ahead, allow extra travel time and expect delays.
On Tuesday (7/9), the service drive and the service court east of Drackett Tower will be closed for a crane lift. Barricading and on-site traffic control officials will assist with diverting pedestrians and any service deliveries. Pedestrian detours are indicated by a green dashed line. ADA parking for staff working at Drackett Tower is available at the Jones Tower service court.
Beginning Monday (6/24) and continuing until mid July, soil testing will occur at various locations near the Stadium and the towers. A truck will sit atop each location and collect soil samples at various depths. The exact schedule and order of drillings will be variable because of access, weather, and rate of progress. Each location will be restored, i.e., asphalt, lawn, concrete.