Please note the following construction impact dates below. Motorists are encouraged to plan in advance and allow for additional commute times as travel patterns change throughout the coming days.
Friday, September 1
The north/south section of Carmack Road to Lane Avenue will reopen, with a new traffic signal at Lane Avenue. The left turn lane from eastbound Carmack Road onto northbound Kenny Road will be removed. Northbound traffic should exit the Carmack Lots via Carmack Road and Lane Avenue.
Monday, September 4
The Polo and Dodd parking lots will close at 11:59 p.m. All ...
Beginning Tuesday (9/5), Cannon Drive will close for construction between Medical Center Drive and 12th Avenue. Access to SR315 will be maintained. The Polo and Dodd surface parking lots will close Monday evening (9/4). The project will straighten and elevate Cannon Drive to provide future flood protection and open up 12 acres of developable land. A new centrally-located Herrick Drive Transit Hub opens Tuesday (9/5) allowing enhanced MC Express service frequencies. Most CABS routes will service the transit hub rather than individual Medical Center stops.
CABS will run reduced service on Monday (9/4). Overnight / Weekend, Buckeye Village and paratransit are the only routes in service. The MC Express will not run. West campus and CX permits are valid in A, B or C spaces until 3 a.m. on the morning following a university holiday. The Polo and Dodd Lots will close at 11:59 p.m. on September 4. All vehicles must be out of the Polo and Dodd Lots by 10 a.m. (9/5) or they will be towed.
In conjunction with Framework 2.0, the Cannon Drive relocation project and road closure will begin Sept. 5 and run through autumn 2019. Straightening and elevating Cannon Drive, which runs parallel to the Olentangy River, support future growth of the university and the Wexner Medical Center and will create a certified levy to serve as future flood protection. Watch how Ohio State’s flood mitigation efforts continue to evolve through consultation with Big Ten partners and local agencies.
Video of Cannon Drive Project to Serve as Future Flood Protection
Starting Tuesday (8/29) and continuing through September, the sidewalk on West 10th Avenue and one vehicle lane on the west side of Fry Hall will be closed for installation of an ADA sidewalk ramp. Traffic between Prior Hall and Fry Hall will be reduced to one lane southbound. A temporary crosswalk will direct pedestrians to the south side main entrance of Fry Hall, off 10th Avenue.
The Ohio State University remains focused on physical planning to support its academic mission. One important construction project outlined in the university's framework plan is the relocation of Cannon Drive ( learn more ).
Beginning September 5, 2017, the straightening and elevating of Cannon Drive will support future growth of the university and the Medical Center by:
Creating 12 acres of developable land Serving as future flood protection Creating an eventual north-south connection between King and Lane Avenues Enhancing green space in the...
On Wednesday (8/23), beginning at approximately 10 a.m. and continuing through mid-evening, two crane lifts will take place south of the Brain and Spine Hospital entrance, near Fry Hall and Starling-Loving Hall.
Fry Hall - Three short-term parking spaces and one ADA space will be unavailable. Access to the EMT reserved spaces and the ADA spaces abutting Starling-Loving will be maintained. Starling-Loving - Following, the crane will move between Starling-Loving and Hamilton Hall, closing the roadway. Two-way traffic will be maintained from West Tenth Avenue to the Brain and Spine Hospital and from West Tenth Avenue to the Hamilton...
Beginning Monday, August 7, the southern portions of the Carmack 2 and Carmack 3 parking lots on west campus will reopen and the northern portions of these lots will close for sealing and restriping (see map). Work is expected to last approximately two weeks, weather permitting. In addition, fencing remains in place while the center walkway is finalized.
Commuters entering Carmack Road from Kenny Road can access the southern portions of Carmack 2 and Carmack 3 by taking their first left onto Carmack Loop (one-way southbound). Access to the Carmack 2 and Carmack 3 bus shelters will be available,...
ODOT has announced that Twin Rivers Drive will close for 45 days at the intersection with Goodale Blvd., beginning Monday, July 31 . This means drivers will not be able to access Twin Rivers Drive from either direction of Goodale or from Olentangy River Road. Detour: US 33 (Dublin Road) to Twin Rivers Drive.
Olentangy River Road will be reduced to two lanes SB and one lane NB between Goodale Blvd. and the ramps at SR 315 south for 45 days.
Beginning Monday (7/31) and continuing throughout the week, the pavers on the walk in front of Hughes Hall will be repaired. Signage will detour pedestrians around the area. Entrances to the building will remain open.