LIVE UPDATES: Central Ohio Traffic Blog


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

Monday, August 20

Heads up Marion County drivers! Some construction will close a portion of SR-37 starting TODAY.

The southbound ramp from Olentangy River Road to SR-315 SB is closing through late summer, 2019. DETOUR: The ramp in front of Riverside Hospital off of North Broadway to SR-315 SB.

$2.63 MARYSVILLE: Coleman's Crossing Blvd near E 5th St
$2.55 LEWIS CENTER: Columbus Pike & Shanahan Rd
$2.51 DUBLIN: SR-161 E & Industrial Pkwy

US 37 between Wildcat Pike and LaRue-Decliff Rd.
7 AM MONDAY 8/20/18: SR 37 will be closed for culvert replacement. DETOUR: SR 37 to SR 309 to SR 203 to SR 95 to SR 37 or reverse.

5:50 a.m.
Accident reported at McKinley Ave, just east of Grandview Ave.

5:10 a.m.
Accident reported at Lexington Ave & E 5th Ave, east of I-71.

4:50 a.m.
Watch for a car fire reported on Mooberry St, west of Miller Ave.

Thursday, August 16

7:10 a.m.
Accident on the ramp from I-71 south to I-270 west on the north side.

4:30 a.m.
Car fire on I-270 west between US 23 and State Route 315. Expect delays in the area.


Wednesday, August 15

6:50 a.m.
A serious injury accident involving a car and motorcycle has one lane of Jackson Pike / SR 104 closed in south Columbus. Expect delays in the area.

SR-315 ramp opens back up:
Great news for drivers headed to OSU & Wexner Medical Center! The ramp from SR-315 NB to Medical Center Dr & King Ave is opening back up TODAY. Click here for more info:

3:45 a.m.
Watch for officers on scene at an earlier accident along SR-315 NB between Bethel Rd & SR-161. CPD tells me they're waiting on the power company to arrive.

Tuesday, August 14

Dublin Road is closed between Trabue Road and Roberts Road for a sewer line project. Local access will be maintained.
This project's completion date has been extended to August 18, 2018.
Take US-33/Riverside Dr or I-270

Monday, August 13

I-71 south closed near Cooke Road due to a pedestrian struck on the highway. The person was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. Expect delays in the area.

Saturday, August 11

12 p.m.

I-71 south to I-70 east is closed due to high water

Friday, August 10

6:35 a.m.
Accident involving a semi blocking the right lane of I-270 NB (west side) near Roberts Rd. Traffic slow from I-70.

5:55 a.m.
Accident reported on Morse Rd between Karl Rd & Cleveland Ave.

5:15 a.m.
Car fire reported on Terrace Ave, just north of Sullivant Ave, east of Hague.

GAS TRACKER southwest side:
$2.69 LONDON: S Main St & Center St
$2.65 ORIENT: US-62 & London Rd
$2.55 COLUMBUS: S Hague Ave & Sullivant Ave

Saturday, Aug. 11
4 PM: I-270 SB is reduced to three lanes between Sawmill Rd. and US 33.
5 PM: I-270 SB is reduced to two lanes between US 33 and just south of Cemetery Rd.
8 PM: I-270 SB is reduced to one lane, and the following ramps will close:

US 33 WB to I-270 SB Detour: I-270 NB to Sawmill Rd. to I-270 SB
I-270 SB to US 33 EB Detour: I-270 SB to Roberts Rd. to I-270 NB to US 33 EB
I-270 SB to Cemetery Rd. Detour: I-270 SB to Roberts Rd. to I-270 NB to Cemetery Rd.
I-270 SB to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. Detour: I-270 SB to Roberts Rd. to I-270 NB to Tuttle Crossing Blvd.
Tuttle Crossing Blvd to I-270 SB: Tuttle to I-270 NB to Sawmill Rd. to I-270 SB.
Cemetery Rd. EB & WB to I-270 SB close. Detour Cemetery Rd. to I-270 NB to Sawmill Rd. to I-270 SB.
9 PM: The ramp from US 33 EB to I-270 SB closes Detour: I-270 NB to Sawmill Rd. to I-270 SB

Sunday, August 12
8 AM: All lanes of I-270 SB and NB and all ramps are OPEN.

8 PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2018: The ramp from I-270NB to Cemetery Rd. westbound closes for 21 days (3 weeks) so it can be rebuilt. Detour: I-270 NB to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. to I-270 SB to Cemetery Rd.

SR 180 between SR 56 and Walnut St.
9 AM TODAY 8/10/18: SR 180 will be reduced to one lane for guardrail work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by flaggers.
3 PM: All lanes open.

Thursday, August 9

4:55 p.m.
Right lanes of I-270 WB near Sawmill Road are closed due to a semi-truck fire. Expect delays in the area.

7:50 a.m.
HILLIARD: Parkway Ln will be temporarily closed between Lyman Dr and Buckeye Nissan due to a nearby fire.

5:30 a.m.
Visibility will be an issue along I-70 west of downtown as some patchy fog moves across the area.