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Traffic updates around Columbus, Ohio. What to expect for your commute.

Tuesday, June 27th

8:05 AM

West side-

Someone is having car problems on the west side: I-70 East at Wilson Rd

Detour: US-40

6:05 AM

East Side-

Accident on Livingston Ave at Courtright Rd has the road closed because a car hit a pole!

Detour: US-40 or I-70

5:15 AM

North Side Fix-

1.SR-315 South ramp to I-270 east is closed

Detour: SR-315 South to I-270 West to Sawmill Rd back to I-270 East

CLOSED FOR 2 MONTHS

2.SR-315 South to I-270 east will be closed

Detour: I-270 East to SR-315 South to SR-161 to SR-315 North

CLOSED FOR 2 MONTHS

5:00 AM

East Side-

Accident on Livingston Ave at Courtright Rd

Detour: US-40 or I-70

Monday, June 26th

5:25PM

Update: The I-270 southbound lanes at Cemetery Rd has been cleared and all lanes of traffic is back open.

3:35PM

West Side -

I-270 Southbound lanes at Cemetery Rd is closed after a multi-vehicle crash.

2:45 PM

South -

One lane of I-71 south is closed between US 62 and the Franklin/Pickaway County Line due to a crash.

8:55 AM

West Side-

I-270 North near Tuttle Crossing Blvd

One lane is still blocked and traffic is slow

Detour: SR-315 or Riverside Dr

South Side-

All lanes are now open on US-23 North at SR-665

8:30 AM

South Side-

US-23 North is closed at SR-665

Detour: I-71 or US-62

8:25 AM

North Side-

I-270 North at Tuttle Crossing Blvd

One lane is blocked and traffic is slow in the area

Take Riverside Dr or SR-315

7:30 AM

Downtown-

One lane is blocked SR-315 South near Henderson Rd

6:00 AM

Union County-

US-33 and Scottslawn Road

10PM: US 33 will close in both directions under Scottslawn Rd. to install new bridge beams. Traffic will exit at Scottslawn Rd, then go straight to re-enter US 33. Since Scottslawn Rd. remains open, law enforcement officers will assist with traffic control at each ramp. Graphic below shows how traffic will be maintained.

5AM: All lanes of US 33 will be open

4:15 AM:

I-270 at SR-315-

ALREADY CLOSED—

  • Starting at 7 PM, SR 315 South will be reduced to one lane between Hard Road and I-270.
  • The ramp from SR-315 south to I-270 east will be closed for two months.
  • Detour: Take SR 315 south to I-270 west to Sawmill Road back to I-270 east.

MONDAY, JUNE 26

  • Starting at 7 PM, SR 315 north thru traffic will be reduced to one lane between SR 161 to I-270.
  • The ramp from I-270 east to SR 315 north will also be closed for two months.
  • Detour: I-270 east to SR-315 south to SR-161 to SR-315 north

Monday 7 pm to Tuesday 5 am

  • The ramp from SR 315 north to I-270 west will be closed after the evening commute until 5 AM Tuesday.
  • Detour: SR-315 North to I-270 east to US-23 north to I-270 West

Saturday, June 24th

11:00 a.m.

I-71 southbound is closed in the area of State Route 665 because of a crash.

Friday, June 23rd

6:55 AM

South Side-

All lanes are blocked I-270 south to Alum Creek Dr

You can take Williams Rd or Groveport Rd

6:40 AM

South Side-

New accident on I-270 SW ramp to Alum Creek Dr exit

You can take Williams Rd or Groveport Rd

4:55 AM

East Columbus-

The westbound lanes of Livingston Ave near Hamilton Rd are blocked for a fire.

Detour: US-40 or I-70

4:40 AM

Gahanna-

8:00 pm Friday, June 23 to 5:00 am Monday, June 26.

ODOT is performing concrete repairs on I-270 that requires the on-ramp from US-62 west to I-270 north to be closed.

The detour will be US-62 west to I-270 south to S Hamilton Rd (SR-317) to I-270 north.

Thursday, June 22nd

8:20 AM

Circleville-

City of Circleville is without power until approximately 11 AM use.

All Stop lights that are out are to be treated as four way stops.

5:30 AM

New Albany-

Police are opening all lanes of SR-605 near Walnut St

5:15 AM

North Side-

All lanes are now open on I-71 South at I-270

New Albany-

All lanes are blocked on SR-605 near Walnut St

Detour: US-62

4:30 AM

North Side-

Accident on I-71 South has all lanes blocked on I-270

Detour: US-23

New Albany-

All lanes are blocked on SR-605 at New Albany Rd E

Detour: US-62

Wednesday, June 21st

9:30 AM

South Side-

One lane is blocked on I-71 North near I-270.

Detour: US-62 or US-23

8:30 AM

East Side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 North near Hamilton Rd has traffic backed up past E. Broad St

Detour: I-70 to I-71

8:00 AM

North Side-

One lane is closed on I-270 West near US-23 and traffic is backed up past I-71

Detour: Dublin Granville Rd

West Side-

Earlier accident is still causing delays on I-270 North near US-33

Detour: Riverside Dr or SR-315

East Side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 North near Hamilton Rd

Detour: I-70 to I-71

7:30 AM

North Side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 West near US-23 backed up past I-71

Detour: US-23

6:00 AM

Marion County-

All lanes are now open at Pole Rd at Likens Rd

4:15 AM

Marion County-

A serious accident has Pole Lane Rd at Likens Rd closed.

Detour: US-23

Tuesday, June 20th

8:00 AM

New Albany-

Slow drive times on SR-161 near US-62

Detour: Dublin Granville Rd

Downtown—

Heads up for a truck on the side of I-71 South near 5th Ave

5:50 AM

North Side-

8 PM: US 33 east reduced to two lanes between Avery Rd. and I-270.

8 PM: The ramp from US 33 east to I-270 east will be closed. Detour: 33 EB to I-270 south to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270 north/east.

8 PM: The ramp from Avery Rd. to US 33 eastbound will close.

Detour: Avery Rd. to US 33 west to Post Rd. to 161 to US 33 east.

12:30 AM

A crash has closed I-70 EB east of SR 256.

Monday, June 19th

3:45 AM

South Side-

Multiple vehicle crash has I-270 westbound at US 33 south side closed.

8:10 AM

East Side-

One lane is blocked on I-70 West near James Rd

Take US-40 or I-670

8:00 AM

Downtown-

One lane is blocked on I-71 South at Spring St

16 minutes on I-71 south from I-270 to I-670

Detour: 12 minutes on SR-315 south from I-270 to I-670

7:30 AM

West Side-

Central Ave is closed near Broad St for police activity

Detour: Glenwood Ave

6:30 AM

West Side-

Heads up for an accident on I-670 West near I-70

Take US-40

5:15 AM

East side-

The ramp from US 62 west to I-270 north is closed for road work
Detour: US 62 west to I-270 south to SR 317 (Hamilton Road) to I-270 north

Friday, June 16th

1:25 PM

Accident in downtown Columbus I-71 south to I-70 west is closed due to an injury crash.

6:45 AM

Licking County-

Accident on I-70 West near SR-79

Detour: National Rd SE

East Side-

Water Main Break has Miller Ave closed at Kent St

Detour: Fairwood Ave

6:05 AM

The Columbus Pride Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, at Bicentennial and Genoa Parks Downtown.

The following roads will be closed for the festival:

• Washington Boulevard between W. Broad Street and W. Main Street

o from 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, through about 11 a.m. Sunday morning, June 18

• W. Town and W. Rich Streets between Belle Street and Ludlow Street

o from 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 15, through about 11 a.m. Sunday morning, June 18

• E. Main Street between S. Civic Center Drive and Ludlow Street

o from 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 15, through about 11 a.m. Sunday morning, June 18

• S. Civic Center Drive/2nd Street between W. Town Street and Noble Street

o from 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, through about 11 a.m. Sunday morning, June 18

Pride Parade Saturday Morning, June 17

N. High Street will be closed between W. Goodale Street and E. 5th Avenue for the Pride Parade from about 7 a.m. through 1 p.m. on Saturday morning, June 17. Law Enforcement Officers will be on hand to let traffic through side streets when possible. W. Goodale Street traffic will be maintained through about 10:30 a.m, then law enforcement officers will let traffic through when possible through about 1 p.m.

Participants and spectators are encouraged to carpool or use COTA. Be alert for extra pedestrian traffic and watch carefully for no parking signs.

Orange Barrel:

Friday night kicks off another weekend of extensive concrete repairs on I-270 north between I-670 and SR 161, weather permitting. For drivers who are heading to Easton, Westerville or New Albany, ODOT advises drivers to read the signs and pick your lane early to get through the work

5:50 AM

East side-

Orange Barrel Alert

FRIDAY, JUNE 16 - MONDAY, JUNE 19

-8 PM: I-270 north thru lanes will close north of Hamilton Road. Prior to Easton, northbound traffic must stay right of the concrete barrier.

-8 PM: The ramp from US 62 west to I-270 north will close.

  • Detour: US 62 west to I-270 south to SR 317 (Hamilton Road) to I-270 north

-8 PM: The ramp from SR 161 east to I-270 north will close.

  • Detour: SR 161 east to Sunbury Road to SR 161 west to I-270 north

-5 AM Monday: All lanes and ramps will reopen.

5:30 AM

Licking County-

Accident at I-70 West rest stop near SR-79

Detour: National Rd SE

Thursday, June 15th

10:15 AM

West Side-

Two lanes are blocked on I-270 North at Roberts Rd.

Take Riverside Dr or SR-315

10:00 AM

Downtown-

I-70 East near Main St ramp is blocked.

Take Miller-Kelton

London-

One lane is now open on I-70 West near SR-56

Traffic is still very slow in the westbound lanes.

Expect delays for the next 3 to 4 hours in the area.

Detour: US-40

Traffic is moving in the eastbound lanes

West Side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 North ramp to I-70 West

Detour: US-40

7:45 AM

London-

One lane is now open on I-70 West near SR-56

Traffic is still very slow in the westbound lanes.

Expect delays for the next 3 to 4 hours in the area.

Detour: US-40

Traffic is moving in the eastbound lanes

West Side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 North ramp to I-70 West

Detour: US-40

7:40 AM

London-

Ohio State Highway Patrol now confirms that one person was killed in the crash on I-70 west at State Route 56. A partial closure of westbound I-70 is expected to last another 3 or 4 hours.

6:00 AM

London-

One lane is now open on I-70 West near SR-56

Traffic is still very slow in the westbound lanes.

Traffic is moving in the eastbound lanes

Detour: US-40

5:00 AM

London-

One lane is now open on I-70 West near SR-56

Detour: US-40

4:00 AM

Madison County-

70 westbound is closed at State Route 56 near the Madison / Clark County line due to a crash.

Detour: US 40

Wednesday, June 14th

11:30 AM

Dublin-

Ramps to northbound 270 from Tuttle Crossing and Cemetery Road are closed because of a crash.


Tuesday, June 13th

Glick Road is scheduled to close over the O’Shaughnessy Dam/Scioto River for resurfacing beginning Monday, June 12. The road will be closed to through traffic between Dublin Road and Riverside Drive.

The following detours will be posted:

• Dublin Road north to Home Road, east to Riverside Drive, south back to Glick Road/Powell Road or the reverse

• Dublin Road south to Emerald Parkway east to Riverside Drive and back north to Glick Road/Powell Road or the reverse

Columbus Zoo traffic may wish to access the Zoo via Sawmill Parkway and Powell Road. The Cota Zoo Bus will continue operations throughout the closure. The road is expected to reopen by Monday, June 26, weather permitting.

(Columbus Public Utilities)

On the map: https://goo.gl/maps/rREsm5NwKgC2

5:00 AM

Starting Tuesday morning, June 13, motorists on both directions of N. High Street (US 23) traffic accessing I-270 West (on the north side) will notice a new traffic pattern.

US 23 north drivers will be on a new ramp to I-270 west that will go under a new bridge before joining US 23 south traffic on the temporary ramp to I-270 west or SR 315. Since both directions of US 23 will now be using this ramp, US 23 south will now have to YIELD to US 23 north traffic at the merge point. Please watch lane assignments and signage carefully, especially for the first few days of the new configuration.

In order for crews to open the new ramp, traffic will be impacted overnight. Here's what you can expect tonight, Monday June 12:

I-270 between US 23 and SR 315:

• 7 PM: I-270 west will be reduced to three lanes

• 8 PM: Ramp from US 23 North to I-270 West closes

o Detour: US 23 north to I-270 east to Cleveland Avenue to I-270 West

• 9 PM: I-270 West will be reduced to two lanes

• 11 PM: Ramp from US 23 South to I-270 West/SR 315 closes

o Detour: US 23 south to SR 161 west to SR 315 North

• 5 AM, Tuesday morning, June 13: All lanes and ramps open in their new configuration

Friday, June 9th

7:30 AM

A crash is slowing traffic on I-70 WB near Brice Road. Traffic is backed up to SR 310.

Wednesday, June 7th

5:50 PM

The eastbound lanes of State Route 161 at Little Turtle Way are shut down due to a reported car fire.

This is located on the northeast side of Columbus.

8:25 AM

Downtown

The ramp from I-70 west to SR 315 north after a trash truck lost all its hydraulic fluid.

Detour: I-670

IKEA Traffic

Traffic still moving on I-71 at Polaris Pkwy

7:15 AM

Downtown-

I-71 north as it turns into SR 315 north just west of downtown Columbus is closed along with the ramp from I-70 west to SR 315 north after a trash truck lost all its hydraulic fluid.

Clean up expected to take another hour.

Detour: I-670, US-23 or US-62

6:10 AM

Downtown-

The ramp from eastbound I-70 to northbound 315 is closed after a truck spilled hydraulic fluid.

Detour: 71 north

5:30 AM

North Side-

Accident blocking lanes on IKEA Way at Orion

Detour: Powell Rd

5:00 AM

IKEA Traffic Cheat Sheet-

• 51,000 cars use the area daily

• IKEA expects 10-12k visitors daily

• Stopped traffic, delays and possible ramp restrictions

• Stay in left lane if you are not going to IKEA

Best Bets-

Taking I-71 North: Take I-71 North to Polaris Pkwy

Taking I-71 South: turn right onto Gemini and take Lyra Dr to Polaris Pkwy

From Polaris: Take Worthington Rd to IKEA Way

Detour: Powell Rd, US-23 or Westerville Rd

Parking Lots-

If both parking lots fill up

CPD will direct folks to get off at Polaris Pkwy, to Worthington Woods, North to IKEA Way over to Lyra Dr.

IKEA will have 100 people helping direct traffic in the parking lots

14 fixed traffic posts

4:00 AM

North West-

US-33 East ramp to I-270 East is closed for road work

Detour: US-33 East to I-270 South to Tuttle Crossing Blvd to I-270 North

Tuesday, June 6th

8:50 AM

West Side-

Two lanes are blocked on I-270 South at Cemetery Rd

Detour: Riverside Rd or SR-315

8:30 AM

North Side-

16 minutes: SR-315 South from I-270 to I-670

15 Minutes: I-71 South from I-270 to I-670

8:00 AM

East side-

Heads up for an accident on I-70 West at SR-256.

Detour: Traffic is still moving on I-70

5:00 AM

IKEA Traffic Cheat Sheet-

  • 51,000 cars use the area daily
  • IKEA expects 10-12k visitors daily
  • Stopped traffic, delays and possible ramp restrictions
  • Stay in left lane if you are not going to IKEA

Best Bets-

Taking I-71 North: Take I-71 North to Polaris Pkwy

Taking I-71 South: turn right onto Gemini and take Lyra Dr to Polaris Pkwy

From Polaris: Take Worthington Rd to IKEA Way

Detour: Powell Rd, US-23 or Westerville Rd

Parking Lots-

If both parking lots fill up:

CPD will direct folks to get off at Polaris Pkwy, to Worthington Woods, North to IKEA Way over to Lyra Dr.

IKEA will have 100 people helping direct traffic in the parking lots

14 fixed traffic posts

4:35 AM

North Side-

Tonight at 8pm: Road work will slow you down

US-33 East ramp to I-270 East ramp will close for five days.

Detour: US-33 East to I-270 South to Tuttle Crossing to I-270 North.

Monday, June 5th

10:30 AM

East Side-

Traffic is down to one lane on I-70 East near Miller-Kelton

Detour: I-670

8:35 AM

Downtown-

Accident on SR-315 North near I-670 will slow you down.

One lane is blocked

Detour: I-270, Riverside Dr or I-71

8:00 AM

Northeast Side-

Accident with injuries on Central College at High Rock Rd will slow you down.

Detour: Warner Rd or Walnut St

North Side-

26 minutes: SR-315 South from I-270 to I-670

26 minutes: I-71 South from I-270 to I-670

7:45 AM

East Side-

Accident reported on the east side on I-270 North near Morse Rd

Detour: Hamilton Rd

6:35 AM

Dublin-

Dublin Rd is closed between Tuttle Rd and Hertford Ln due to a vehicle fire.

Detour: Frantz Rd

6:10 am

Delaware-

The roads are wet in Delaware. You’ll slow drive times on I-71 at US-36/SR-37.

4:30 AM

Delaware County-

SR 315 between Home Road and Orange Road

  • 7 AM: Monday June 5, 2017 SR 315 will be be closed between Home Road and Orange Road to replace two culverts. Local access will be provided. For properties at 8060 or higher including Wingate Farms, travel south to SR 750, east on SR 750 to US 23 north to SR 315. For residents at 7794 or lower including Woodland Hall, travel north on SR 315 to US 23 to SR 750 west to SR 315.
  • 3 PM: Friday, June 9, all lanes of SR 315 will be open

Saturday, June 3rd

5:20 p.m.

Traffic is backing up on I-270 south because of a crash blocking the right lanes between Cemetery Rd. & Roberts Rd.

Friday, June 2nd

11:05 AM

Accident on I-71 North at 11th Ave: One lane is closed.

Detour: SR-315

7:50 AM

Two lanes are now blocked on I-70 East near I-670- Traffic backed up past Wilson Rd

Detour: US-40 or SR-315 to I-70 S

7:40 AM

One lane is blocked on I-70 East near I-670- Traffic backed up past Wilson Rd

6:10 AM

Orange Barrel Alert-

Friday, June 3 to Monday, June 5

ATTENTION EAST SIDE DRIVERS –

Another weekend of work is planned on I-270 north at Morse Rd

  • Left lane: Take you to Morse Rd
  • Right Lane: I-270

The ramp from US-62 to I-270 North will close

  • Take US-62 West to I-270

The ramp from SR-161 East to I-270 North will close

  • Take SR-161 East to Sunbury Rd

5:15 AM

Memorial Tournament-

Expect to see delays in Dublin across the map

• Dublin Rd

• I-270 Sawmill Rd

• US-33 Avery-Muirfield Dr

Parking is free.

Where you can park

• Sixth Tee Lot - Located on Dublin Rd near Glick Rd

• Columbus Zoo Lot (Thursday – Sunday ONLY) 4850 W Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065

- Shuttles run: Thursday - Sunday: 6:45 am - 7:00 pm (or one hour after play)

• Ashbaugh Lot - Located off Brand Road just east of Muirfield Drive

4:40 AM

Downtown—

I-670 west ramp to SR-315 north is closed for road work.

Detour: US-23 Ramp

Thursday, June 1st

8:00 AM

Downtown-

Accident on I-71 North at Hudson St is blocking lanes.

Detour: SR-315

6:35 AM

South Side-

Someone is having car problems on I-71 North at SR-665

Detour: US-62

4:45 AM

Memorial Tournament Traffic-

Expect to see delays in Dublin across the map

  • Dublin Rd
  • I-270 Sawmill Rd
  • US-33 Avery-Muirfield Dr

Parking is free.

Where you can park

  • Sixth Tee Lot - Located on Dublin Rd near Glick Rd
  • Columbus Zoo Lot (Thursday – Sunday ONLY) 4850 W Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065
    - Shuttles run: Thursday - Sunday: 6:45 am - 7:00 pm (or one hour after play)
  • Ashbaugh Lot - Located off Brand Road just east of Muirfield Drive

The City of Dublin and Central Ohio Safe Ride are partnering with the Tournament to enhance the Safe Ride program this year. The following locations should be utilized:

  • The #6 Tee Lot off Dublin Rd. – 10573 Dublin Road, Dublin, OH 43017
  • West side of the tournament grounds will be at our #15 gate on Muirfield Drive – 8668 Muirfield Drive, Dublin, OH 43017

A limited number of promotional codes will be provided each day, Thursday through Sunday, for patrons to receive $10 off an Uber ride to or from the Tournament. The codes are as follows:

  • Thursday: MTTHURS17
  • Friday: MTFRI17
  • Saturday: MTSAT17
  • Sunday: MTSUN17

4:20 AM

East Side-

Road work will slow you down this morning on I-270 Southbound from Easton Way to Hamilton Rd.

Detour: Westerville Rd or I-71

Wednesday, May 31st

8:00 AM

East Side—

Eastmoor Blvd near E.Main St

Detour: Enfield Rd

South East—

Williams Rd near Marketing Place

Detour: S.Hamilton Rd

6:30 AM

Memorial Tournament Parking—

Police ask drivers to use Dublin Road or Sawmill Road as the primary routes to Memorial Tournament parking. The Memorial Tournament offers free parking in the following locations:

  • Sixth Tee Lot– Located off State Route 745/Dublin Road
  • Columbus Zoo Lot(Thursday – Sunday ONLY) 4850 W Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065
    – Shuttles run: Thursday – Sunday: 6:45 a.m. – 7 p.m. (or one hour after play)
  • Ashbaugh Lot– Located off Brand Road just east of Muirfield Drive
  • Disabled Parking– 6189 Memorial Dr., Dublin, OH 43017 (Muirfield Square) State-issued placard required
    – Shuttles run: Monday – Tuesday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Wednesday – Sunday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (or one hour after play)

4:25 AM

East Side—

The ramp from I-270 North to US-62 is closed for road work

You can take Hamilton Rd or Johnston Rd

Tuesday, May 30th

9:30 AM

North Side-

Accident on Cleveland Ave ramp to I-270 Westbound.

Detour: I-71 or Westerville Rd

9:25 AM

Downtown-

Someone is having car problems on I-70 East near SR-315.

One lane is blocked.

8:45 AM

Downtown-

Accident on I-670 West is blocking the left lanes near Leonard Ave

Detour: I-70

8:05 AM

Prairie Township-

Accident on Alkire Rd has all lanes blocked at Johnson Rd

Detour: Kunz Rd

7:45 AM

East side-

All lanes are now open on I-270 South at Easton Way from earlier accident

North side–

18 minutes: I-71 South from I-270 into downtown

15 minutes: SR-315 South from I-270 into downtown

7:00 AM

East Side-

I-270 South near Easton Way. One lane is now blocked.

Detour: I-71 South

6:45 AM

East Side-

Watch out for delays on I-270 South near Easton Way

Detour: Traffic is still moving on I-270

5:00 AM

Union County-

US 33 east will be reduced to one lane between SR 4 and Northwest Parkway from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for bridge work. Completion: May 31st at 3 p.m.

Friday, May 26th

8:46 AM

Downtown—

Accident on I-670 West near SR-315 will slow you down .

ODOT is blocking the left lanes

Detour: I-70

8:15 AM

West Side-

Accident on Sullivant Ave at Roys Ave

Detour: Broad St

8:05 AM

South Side-

5 minutes: I-71 North from I-270 to I-70

5 minutes: US-33 West from Gender Rd to I-270

4:40 AM

West Side-

Road work will slow folks down on the west side:

- I-270 North is blocked near I-70

- I-270 South is blocked near I-70

Detour: SR-315 or Riverside Dr

Thursday, May 25th

12:05 PM

Delaware County

US 23 is reduced to one lane in each direction at Central Avenue due to a crash.

Duration is unknown at this time.

11:25 AM

New Albany

State Route 161 westbound between US-62 and New Albany Road is closed due to an accident.

Detour: Dublin Granville Road

8:55 AM

South Side-

All lanes are now open on I-71 North near I-270 and I-71 North at Frank Rd from earlier accidents.

Traffic is still slow in the area.

Detour: US-23 or US-62

8:30 AM

South Side-

Two accident will slow you down on I-71 Northbound on the south side—

Accident on I-71 North near I-270 hast traffic at a standstill.

Accident with injuries is blocking lanes on I-71 North near Frank Rd

Detour: US-23 or US-62 but expect slow drive times in the area

7:50 AM

We are now dealing with slow drive times across the map-

Traffic is very slow I-270 North in the Gahanna area near I-670.

Traffic is moving at 15 mph on I-70 west at Wilson Rd and I-270 at Roberts Rd

7:30 AM

- Some roads are still damp, but traffic is moving well across the area.

- Expect heavy traffic volume between Thursday and Monday for the Memorial Day holiday.

- 1.5 million Ohioans will hit the roads for holiday weekend.

6:55 AM

Canal Winchester-

Traffic is already bumper to bumper on US-33 West at Gender Rd

Detour: Winchester Pike

6:10 AM

North side-

New accident on Morse Rd at Sinclair is blocking lanes.

Detour: Take Cooke Rd #10TV

5:30 AM

- Wet roads will slow you down all across Central Ohio.

- Seat belt usage will be a primary focus of the Ohio State Highway Patrol during Memorial Day weekend and for good reason: buckling up is the easiest way to increase safety while driving.

- Memorial Day leads to an increase in traffic compared to other weekends, making cautious driving vital for safe travel.

Wednesday, May 24th

12:18pm

All lanes of State Route 161 west to I 270 south are closed due to a crash in northeast Columbus

8:35 AM

East Side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 North at Hamilton Rd and traffic is backed up past E.Main St

Detour: Hamilton Rd or Stelzer Rd

7:55 AM

North Side-

Accident blocking one lane plus rush hour has traffic at a crawl on I-71 South near Cooke Rd

Detour: SR-315 will save you 4 minutes

7:45 AM

East Side-

Accident in I-270 North near I-670 has one lane blocked. Traffic is slow in the area.

Detour: Hamilton Rd

5:45 AM

Delaware-

Overturned semi has one eastbound lane is closed on US-36 near US-23

Detour: Curve Rd

Tuesday, May 23rd

8:45 AM

North Side-

Traffic is very slow on I-270 East at Sawmill Rd

Detour: SR-161

7:55 AM

North Side-

Accident on I-270 WEST near Smoky Row Rd will slow you down

Detour: SR-161

7:00 AM

Canal Winchester-

Accident on US-33 west near Gender Rd will slow you down.

Detour: Winchester Pike

5:15 AM

Northeast Side-

Southbound Cleveland Ave is blocked near Myrtle Ave due to a partially collapsed building.

Monday, May 22nd

9:00 AM

North Side-

Someone is having car problems I-270 West near I-71

Detour: Avoid the right lane

6:40 AM

South side—

A new accident on I-270 ramps to I-71 north could slow you down

Detour: US-23

6:00 AM

Union County-

Scottslawn Road – (NEW) Scottslawn Road will be reduced to one lane for two way traffic between Industrial Parkway and Watkins Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for pavement work. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. Completion: July 25th at 5 p.m.

Friday, May 19th

11:30 AM

WEST SIDE-

Accident is blocking one lane on I-70 west near Hilliard Rome Rd

Detour: US-40

8:10 AM

Downtown-

I-70 east from I-71 to Livingston Ave

Police are now letting traffic through the area

East side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 north at Hamilton Rd

Detour: Hamilton Rd

Northwest side-

One lane is blocked SR-161 West near Little Turtle Way

Detour: Dublin Granville

8:00 AM

New Albany-

SR-161 West near Little Turtle Way has one lane blocked and traffic backed up for a mile.

Detour:Dublin Granville Rd or Central College Rd

7:45 AM

South Side-

I-71 North ramp to I-270 West is closed.

Detour: US-23 or US-62

7:30 AM

Downtown—

I-70 East is still closed at Livingston Ave

Detour: I-71 North to I-670 East

Columbus City Schools: Closure on I-70 East near downtown is delaying some bus routes by up to 30 minutes.

Due to a police situation CCS buses cannot go into the area of Maize Rd between Morse and Fordham.

Call 614-365-5074 for assistance.

7:00 AM

Downtown-

I-70 East is still closed at Livingston Ave

Detour: I-71 North to I-670 East

Columbus City Schools: Closure on I-70 East near downtown is delaying some bus routes by up to 30 minutes.

5:00 AM

East side-

An accident involving a Cota bus on eastbound 70 has lanes blocked near Livingston Ave.

Thursday, May 18th

9:45 AM

East side-

Traffic light is out at E Livingston Ave and Alum Creek Dr. Columbus Police are directing traffic.

9:30 AM

South side-

Lockbourne Rd is closed between Refugee Rd and SR-104 for emergency water line repairs.

Detour: Fairwood Ave

9:15 AM

North Side-

Accident on I-71 south near Cooke Rd.

The left lanes are blocked and traffic is building.

Detour: SR-315

6:30 AM

North Side-

Accident on the side of I-71 at North Broadway

No need for a detour because traffic is moving.

Wednesday, May 17th

10:36 AM

South East--

Accident between I-270 north and US-33 has two lanes blocked.

Detour: Williams Rd or Rathmell Rd

10:30 AM

Grove City-

Slow drive times on I-71 North at SR-665

Detour: US-62

8:00 AM

Grove City-

Slow drive times on I-71 North at SR-665

Detour: US-62

7:40 AM

Downtown—

Accident on I-70 West near I-71 east split is causing traffic to build.

Detour: I-670 or Livingston Ave

6:10 AM

South East Columbus—

Accident on US-33 East ramp to Refugee Rd

Detour: I-70

5:00 AM

Downtown—

Reports of a medical emergency SR-315 at I-670

Traffic is moving but you can avoid the area by taking I-71

4:40 AM

West Jefferson-

Rolling road closures will slow you down on I-70 at Cole Road

Expect delays until 5am

Detour: US-40

3:30 AM

West Jefferson-

Rolling road closures will slow you down on I-70 West at Cole Road

Expect delays until 5am

Detour: US-40

Tuesday, May 16th

8:50 AM

East side-

Accident on I-70 West near Brice Rd on the east side.

One lane is blocked

Detour: US-40

8:30 AM

Columbus-

Accident on Lockbourne Rd at Thurman Ave

Detour: Frebis Ave

East Side-

Accident on W. Mound St near Richardson Ave

Detour: Whitehead Rd

7:55 AM

North Side-

SR 315 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Hard Road and I-270 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for barrier wall installation.

-Traffic is already slow in the area.

Detour: SR-315 or Sawmill Rd

5:00 AM

West side--

All lanes are now open and traffic is moving on I-270 at Roberts Rd

4:30 AM

West side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 North at Roberts Rd for road work.

Detour: SR-315 or Riverside Dr

Monday, May 15th

7:15 AM

Lockbourne-

New accident on Alum Creek Rd near Rohr Rd.

Take London-Groveport Rd

6:45 AM

West Side-

Reports of an accident on I-270 North ramp to Cemetery Rd

Detour: Roberts Rd

6:10 AM

Westerville-

Accident on Old Dublin Granville Rd near Westerville Rd

Detour: Dublin Granville Rd

5:50 AM

Union County-

US 33 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between SR 4 and Northwest Parkway from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for bridge work.

Take 5th Street

Completion: May 16th.

5:25 AM

Delaware County-

SR 315 North of 750 is now open and traffic is moving in the area.

Friday, May 12th

6:00 AM

East Side-

Traffic will be down to one lane on I-270 northbound near Hamilton Road for concrete repairs from Friday, May 12 at 8 pm to Monday, May 15 to 5am.

Detour: You can take N. Hamilton Road or Westerville Road to avoid the delays completely.

The following ramps will also be closed for the weekend:

US 62 west ramp to I-270 north
Detour: US 62 west to I-270 south to Hamilton Road to I-270 north

SR 161 east ramp to I-270 north

Detour: SR 161 east to Sunbury Road to SR 161 west to I-270 north

Ramps to and from Morse Road will remain open.

5:15 AM

Downtown-

One lane is blocked on I-71 South at Cooke Rd

Detour: No need for a detour yet because traffic is light

Thursday May 11th

8:45 AM

Northeast Columbus-

Accident on 270 North near Westerville Road is blocking one lane.
Detour: SR-161

7:40 AM

Northeast Columbus-

One lane is blocked on the I-270 North ramp to SR-161 East.

Detour: Morse Rd

North Columbus-

All lanes are now open on 11th Ave near I-71.

4:25 AM

North Columbus-

11th Ave is closed at Grogan Ave (near I-71)
Detour: Take 5th Ave or 17th Ave

Wednesday May 10th

8:50 AM

East Side-

Accident blocking lanes on I-70 West near Livingston Ave

Detour: Livingston Ave

8:20 AM

East Side-

A new accident on I-270 South near E.Main St is blocking lanes.

Detour: Hamilton Rd

8:05 AM

West Side-

All lanes are now open on I-70 West near Wilson Rd

7:50 AM

West Side-

Debris is slowing down traffic on I-70 West near Wilson Rd. Wilson Rd ramp to I-70 is also closed.

Take US-40 or Hague Ave to avoid delays

7:15 AM

West Side-

Debris on I-70 West near Wilson Rd could slow you down.

Wilson Rd ramp to I-70 West is closed. Traffic is slow on 70 westbound in the area

Detour: US-40

6:45 AM

West Side-

Debris on I-70 West near Wilson Rd could slow you down.

You’ll want to avoid the middle lane or take US-40

5:30 AM

Pike County--

US-23 North is closed near Market St exit.

Detour: Take SR-104

4:25 AM

Downtown-

All lanes are now open on I-71 at 17th Ave after an earlier morning accident.

4:15 AM

Downtown-

Traffic is down to one lane on I-71 North near 17th Ave

Detour: SR-315

3:05 AM

Columbus-

I-71 Northbound at 17th Avenue is closed after a crash

Tuesday, May 9th

8:00 AM

Grandview-

Wires are down on King Ave near Northwest Blvd

Detour: 5th Ave

7:45 AM

West Jefferson-

All lanes are open and traffic is moving on I-70

6:50 AM

West Jefferson-

One lane is now open on I-70 East near SR-142.

Detour: US-40

5:15 AM

West Jefferson-

All lanes of I-70 East are closed near SR-142.

Detour: US-40

4:25 AM

West Jefferson-

One lane is now open on I- 70 East near SR-142 in West Jefferson

Detour: You can take US-40 to avoid some delays

3:30 AM

West Side-

All lanes of I-70 East are closed near SR-142.

Detour: US-40

Monday, May 8th

9:30 AM

Marion County-

RT-203 at RT 4 in Prospect because of high water.

Take Hughes Rd or Dunbar Rd #10TV 10tv.com/traffic

9:15 AM

Downtown-

Accident on I-70 East near Broad St.

One lane is blocked.

Detour: I-670

8:00 AM

East Side-

Accident on E.Broad St near Waverly St will slow you down.

Detour: Main St

Downtown-

Accident on 18th St at E.Main St will slow you down.

Detour: Main St

Update-

All lanes are now open on I-71 Southbound near 5th Ave.

6:15 AM:

Downtown-

One lane is blocked on I-71 South near I-670

Detour: SR-315

Sunday, May 7th

10:00 AM:

West Side -

Heavy traffic backup on I-70 west near Hilliard-Rome Road due to utility work.

OSU Campus Area

Increased traffic around campus at SR 315 and Lane Ave exit due to OSU commencement.

Friday, May 5th

7:30 AM:

North Side -

13 minutes: SR 315 SB from I-270 to I-670

24 minutes: I-71 SB from I-270 to downtown

7:00 AM:

Downtown--

Accident on I-70 West near SR-315 will slow you down this morning.

Take I-670

6:40 AM:

I-71 South at SR-161: A new accident will slow you down on the north side

Detour: SR-315

5:00 AM:

An accident on 3rd St at State St will slow you down this morning.

Detour: Broad Street

Thursday, May 4th

7:10 AM:

East Side-

Accident on I-70 West at SR-310 will slow you down.

Detour: US-40

6:40 AM:

Perry County-

OH-668 is closed at Big Inch Rd

Detour: OH-13

5:30 AM:

East Side-

Accident on E.Broad St at Reynoldsburg-New Albany Rd

Detour: Main St

5:15 AM:

Marysville-

Watkins Rd is closed between Hinton Mill Rd and Scottslawn Rd

Expect to see delays for the next hour

Detour: US-33

Wednesday, May 3rd

9:25 AM:

Accident on SR-315 South near Henderson Rd will slow you down this morning.

Detour: I-71

8:45 AM:

New Albany-

Traffic is slow in both directions on SR-161.

Detour: Dublin Granville Rd

8:35 AM:

New Albany-

Traffic is slow in both directions on SR-161.

Big delays westbound near Hamilton Rd

Detour: Dublin Granville Rd

8:15 AM:

Traffic is building across the map.

North Side-

14 minutes: SR-315 from I-270 to I-670

17 minutes: I-71 from I-270 to I-670

South Side-

6 minutes: I-71 from I-270 to I-70

8 minutes: Gender Rd to I-270

6:40 AM:

North Side-

10 minutes: SR-315 from I-270 to I-670

10 minutes: I-71 from I-270 to I-670

Tuesday, May 2nd

8:30 AM:

Hocking County-

SR-374 is closed in both directions in Hocking County, south of Woltz Road. SR-374 is closed in both directions.

Detour SR-180

8:00 AM:

Etna-

Traffic is slowly starting to move on I-70 West near SR-310

Detour: US-40

South Side-

Accident on I-71 North at Greenlawn Ave has traffic down to one lane. Traffic is backed up past I-270.

Detour: US-23 or US-62

7:15 AM:

BREAKING:

I-70 West is closed at SR-310 in Etna

DETOUR:US-40

6:40 AM:

West side-

A new accident on the 270 ramp to I-70 East ramp will slow you down

Detour: US-40

6:15 AM:

South East Columbus-

A new accident could slow you down on Winchester Pike could slow you down on Shannon rd

Take US-33

5:30 AM:

New Albany-

SR 161 will be reduced to two lanes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Little Turtle Way and Hamilton Road for sign installation.

Monday, May 1st

1:00 PM

Ramp from I-70 east to SR 315 closed for pothole repair

12:15 PM

Gas leak closes Morse Rd. between Westerville Rd & Chesford Rd in north Columbus.

11:20 AM

One lane blocked on I-270 west just before Cleveland Ave.

9:30 AM

North Side-

One lane is blocked on I-270 West near Cleveland Ave

Detour: Take SR-161

8:00 AM

North Side-

I-71 South at Polaris Pkwy: Accident with injuries has one lane BLOCKED

Detour: State Rd

7:44 AM

Downtown-

All lanes are now open on I-670 West near 5th Ave.

North Side-

21 minutes: SR-315 South from I-270 to I-670

27 minutes: I-71 South from I-270 to downtown

6:40 AM

East side-

Woodcrest Rd is closed near Myers Rd for police activity.Detour: Hamilton Rd

Downtown-

New accident on I-670 WEST near 5th Ave will slow you down.

TAKE I-70

6:00 AM

Downtown: One lane is blocked bu traffic is moving on I-670 West ramp to I-71 South

Friday, April 28th

6:15 AM

According to GasBuddy, the best day to buy gas in Ohio is Tuesday and the worst day is Friday.

The best deal for gas 10TV could find is on $2.15 on Smoky Row Road near I-270

To track gas prices anytime, visit 10tv.com/traffic to find the best deal near you.

Thursday, April 27th

6:45 AM:

North Side

A new accident could slow you down SR-315 North at N. Broadway.

Detour: You can take I-71 to avoid the problem all together

Wednesday, April 26th

2:45 PM:

Vehicle fire closes ramps from I-70 to I-270 east side

8:00 AM:

Dublin-

Hyland Croy road is closed in both Directions at Mckitrick Rd due to auto accident.

Detour: Jerome Rd

6:00 AM:

Upper Arlington—

All lanes of Riverside Dr are now openjust south of Fishinger Rd.

4:15 AM:

Upper Arlington—

Riverside Dr is blocked by police activity just south of Fishinger Rd.

Detour: I-270 or Dublin Rd

Tuesday, April 25th

10:45 AM:

Update: One lane of I-71 north is now open at the Fayette/Greene County line.

6:45 AM:

Fayette/Greene County Line-

All lanes of 71 NB closed at the Fayette/Greene County line due to a tractor trailer rollover.

Duration: several hours

5:45 AM:

Delaware-

A car fire is blocking lanes on US-23 South near Orange Rd.

Detour: Old State Rd ( Road work will slow you down on SR-315)

Monday, April 24th

8:20 AM:

Delays as you plan your day:

- State Route 161 (Northeast Side) – SR 161 will be reduced to one lane at New Albany Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for overhead sign installation.

- Crack sealing crews will be treating Polaris Parkway between I-71 and S. Old State Road and Renner Road between Hilliard Rome Road and Tanglewood Park Blvd on Monday and Tuesday, April 24 and 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This is a moving operation. At least one lane in each direction will be maintained. Please drive with extra caution near the crews and plan for short delays.

4:30 AM:

All lanes are now open on Bethel Rd at Bentley Lane.

4:15 AM:

North Columbus

Bethel Road is closed at Bentley Lane for police activity.

Detour: Henderson Rd or SR-161

Saturday, April 22nd

2:00 AM:

I-70 WB ramp to I-270 SB is back open in east Columbus.

12:15 AM:

The I-70 WB ramp to I-270 SB is closed in east Columbus. Police say no one is hurt, but the ramp remains shut down.

Friday, April 12th

6:45 AM:

All Eastbound lanes of W. Broad Street will close at 6 pm for bridge beam work until Monday 5 am.

Detour: Sullivant Avenue or Interstate 70

Wednesday, April 19th

6:00 AM:

East Side:

You'll see some delays on the east side on Broad St near I-270 for police activity.

Take Main St

5:30 AM:

NORTH SIDE

SR 315 south is reduced to one lane between Hard Road and I-270 for two weeks for pavement reconstruction.

DETOUR: US-23 or Smoky Row Rd

Tuesday, April 18th

8:30 AM:

Car fire on I-270 near Easton Way is blocking lanes in both directions.

Detour: Take I-71 or SR-315

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8 AM:

Accident on I-71 South at Morse Rd has one lane blocked.

It will take you 19 minutes from I-270 to I-670 on I-71.

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7:30 AM:

Serious crash in Pataskala: E Broad St and Mink St. Take Main St

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6:30 AM:

Circleville

A new accident on US-23 near SR-762 will slow you down.

It will take you 40 minutes on US-23 from Mound St to I-270

Detour: Take SR-104

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