Weekend construction

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There will be a number of road and ramp closures in the Columbus Crossroads construction zone north of downtown this week as flyover bridges are constructed as part of the makeover at the I-71/I-670 interchange.


At 8 p.m., Jack Gibbs Blvd will be closed under I-71. Traffic will be detoured to Spring and Long Streets.

At 5 a.m. each morning, Jack Gibbs Blvd. will be open.


At 8 p.m., the ramp from I-670 west to I-71 south will close. Traffic will be detoured to SR 315 south to I-71 south.

At 9 p.m., I-71 south will be reduced to one lane and the ramp from 11th Avenue to I-71 south will close.

At 10 p.m., there will be no access to I-71 south. Instead, traffic will be detoured to I-670 west to SR 315 south to I-71 south.

At 8 p.m. Sunday night, all lanes and ramps will reopen.


At 10 p.m., following ramps will close:

Main St. to I-71 north

Fulton St. to I-71 north

Miller/Kelton to I-70 west

I-70 west to I-71 north. Traffic will be detoured to SR 315 North to I-71 north.

I-70 east to I-71 north. Traffic will be detoured to I-670 east to SR 315 north.

I-670 east to I-71 north. Traffic will be detoured to I-670 east to Leonard Ave. to I-670 west to I-71 north.

At Noon Sunday, all ramps and two lanes of I-71 north will be open.

MONDAY April 8 (NEW)

At 7 a.m. Jack Gibbs Blvd. under I-71 will close for five weeks for bridge painting. The closure is just this section of Jack Gibbs Blvd. under the bridges. The two entrances to the Ft. Hayes Complex will be open, but no pedestrians or vehicles will be permitted to travel on Jack Gibbs Blvd. under the interstate bridges for safety reasons.

The official detour for Jack Gibbs Blvd. is St. Clair Ave. to Second to Cleveland Ave. Another option is Hamilton Ave. to Spring St. to Cleveland Ave.

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