LIVE UPDATES: Central Ohio Traffic Blog


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

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Thursday, April 26

6:20 a.m.
Accident on Walcutt Road north of Roberts Road. Semi-truck hit a pole. Columbus Police has closed the road in both directions. Expect delay

5:10 a.m.
All lanes of I-670EB now OPEN, according to @ODOT_Columbus.

4:15 a.m.
Dry weather conditions are helping us out this morning. We're looking at a smooth drive around central Ohio so far.

3:30 a.m.
At this time, I-670EB remains completely CLOSED between SR-315 & Neil Ave after a crash killed two people Wednesday evening. Use I-70 as a detour.

3:30 a.m.
According to @ODOT_Columbus, all lanes of I-71SB near Gemini Place are back open this morning after a crash killed one person Wednesday evening.

3:30 a.m.
It's a busy Thursday morning in Columbus on the roads. Overnight construction on the northwest & south sides could slow you down. I'll have detours on #10ThisMorning starting at 4:25. Plus, updates on several evening crashes.

Wednesday, April 25

5:00 a.m.
5AM #livetraffic: Fog moving across the Cbus area from the west. - @ODOT_Columbus reporting all overnight construction is now CLEAR - NB lanes of Alum Creek Dr at Winslow Dr remain closed due to a water main break. Take Lockbourne Rd instead.

3:45 a.m.
Good Wednesday morning! You may notice some fog on your drive like I did heading into work. I'm watching overnight construction at SR-315 & I-70 & heads up: NB lanes of Alum Creek Dr are CLOSED at Winslow Dr due to a water main break. Take Lockbourne Rd instead.

Tuesday, April 24

7:15 a.m.
Accident involving a semi-truck reported in Madison County on I-71 & SR-56. The ramp from SR-56 to I-71 briefly closed. Detour: Take I-71 south to State Route 38 to I-71 north

6:26 a.m.
Accident reported at Civic Center Drive and West Broad Street in downtown Columbus.

6:00 a.m.
Rain showers continue to move across the area as traffic starts to build across the board. We remain accident-free at this time. Don't forget your umbrella!

5:00 a.m.
5AM #livetraffic: Soggy start to this Tuesday with more rain to come! Good news:
- No current reported accidents
- Overnight construction is clear

3:45 a.m.
Happy Tuesday! We're looking at wet pavement this AM & more rain on the way. Some overnight construction spots could slow you down: The ramp from SR-315SB to I-70EB is CLOSED. Take SR-315SB to I-670EB to I-71SB to I-70EB.

Monday, April 23

7:50 a.m.
There is currently an accident on US-33EB at I-270 on the northwest side. The right lanes are CLOSED between Avery Rd & I-270. Expect delays in the area.

6:50 a.m.
Accident reported on I-70 west before James Road. Take East Livingston Avenue or State Route 104 as an alternate.

I 70 WB crash

6:00 a.m.

US-23 between Court St. and SR-665
7:30 AM MONDAY: US-23 will be reduced to one lane in both directions for pavement repairs. The work will last through 5/12/18 with all lanes opening each night.
6 PM: All lanes open each night.

US 33 between Rt. 739 & Northwest Parkway
6 PM MONDAY, April 23 - Friday, April 27: US 33 will be reduced to one lane for pavement and bridge repairs. No ramp closures are expected this first week.
6 AM: Each morning, all lanes open.
Final completion for this project is Oct. 1, 2018, weather permitting.

5:30 .m.
#GasTracker10: According to @GasBuddy, avg gas prices in Cbus have risen 12.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70/g yesterday. Here's the cheapest I could find on the NW side! Where are you filling up for less?

4:00 a.m.
Good morning! Hope everyone had a great weekend! We have a quiet but BUSY start on the roads. Watch for overnight construction on the south & northwest sides + several counties gearing up for big construction projects. Details on #10ThisMorning starting at 4:25.