Orange Barrel Alert: Several West Side ramps to close

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The Ohio Department of Transportation will close several ramps on the west side as they widen I-270 north from Cemetery Road to US-33 on Saturday, August 12.

Saturday, August 12
I-270 north down to two lanes between Cemetery Road to US 33 starting at 6 p.m. All lanes of I-270 north will open Sunday, August 13 at 11 a.m.

The following ramps will close Saturday, August 13 from 8 p.m. to Sunday 8 a.m.

I-270 north ramp to US 33 east
Detour: I-270 north to US 33 west to Avery to US 33 east

I-270 north ramp to Tuttle Crossing Blvd.
Detour: I-270 north to US 33 west to Avery to US 33 east to I-270 south

Tuttle Crossing Blvd ramp to I-270 north
Detour: Tuttle to I-270 south to Roberts Road to I-270 north.

I-270 north ramp to westbound Cemetery Rd
Detour: I-270 north to US 33 west to Avery Rd to US 33 east to I-270 south.

Cemetery Road ramp to I-270 north
Detour is Cemetery Road to I-270 south to Roberts Rd. to I-270 north.

Updates on other big projects in Franklin County

Interstate 270 North Side Mega Fix

  • Reconfigure I-270 between SR 315 and US 23.
  • Add ramp lanes on SR 315 from SR 161 to I-270.
  • Add lanes and reconfigure I-270 ramps at SR 315 and US 23.

Start: July 2015
Complete: November 2017
Investment: $69,194,949

Interstate 71 Widening

  • Construct an additional lane in each direction on I-71 from SR 665 to Stringtown Rd.
  • Add noise walls on I-71.

Start: September 2015
Complete: September 2017
Investment: $38,108,261

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