Grove City Traffic Updates

I-71 between White and Stringtown Roads | Overnight Friday, Sept. 21
7 p.m. I-71 northbound reduced to two lanes for striping.
8 p.m. I-71 northbound reduced to one lane for striping.
9 p.m. The ramp from I-270 westbound to I-71 northbound closes for striping.
Detour: I-270 westbound to US 62 to I-270 eastbound to I-71 northbound.
5 a.m. All lanes open.

I-270 between US 23 and I-71 | Overnight Friday, Sept. 21
9 p.m. I-270 westbound reduced to one lane for bridge work.
The ramp from I-71 northbound to I-270 westbound closes for bridge work.
Detour: I-71 northbound to Frank Rd. to I-71 southbound to I-270 westbound.
5 a.m. All lanes open. 

Upcoming changes to I-71 northbound near Stringtown Road to help alleviate congestion.

 I-71 northbound at Stringtown Road and I-270

  • Starting in the morning, weather permitting, the left lane of I-71 northbound will no longer end at Stringtown Road.
  • The two left lanes will be for I-71 northbound through traffic and the right lane will exit only to I-270.
  • Morning commuters that normally use the Stringtown Road entrance ramp to I-71 northbound, should consider using SR 665 to I-71 northbound as an alternate route.
  • Taking SR 665 to I-71 northbound will put drivers in the two through lanes to the left of the barrier wall, instead of the single lane to the right of the wall.
  • Crews will also extend the merge length on the ramp from I-270 westbound to I-71 northbound. This work will be complete by Saturday, weather permitting.

Borror Road Bridge Replacement [Between Buckeye Parkway and SR 104] through Friday, Oct. 26

The Franklin County Engineer’s office reports Borror Road between Buckeye Parkway and Jackson Pike (SR 104) will be closed through approximately Friday, Oct. 26. This project will replace and widen the Borror Road structure over Patzer Ditch.

Download the Franklin County Engineer’s Office Notice and Map.

Eastbound motorists will follow Buckeye Parkway north to Holton Road, east to Jackson Pike (SR104), and south to Borror Road. Westbound motorists will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

All work is weather dependent.


Richard Avenue and Parlin Drive Reconstruction Project through Thursday, Nov. 8

Roadway reconstruction and lane restrictions for Richard Avenue and Parlin Drive are underway. This project consists of reconstruction of pavement and curb along Parlin Drive from Broadway to Richard Avenue and Richard Avenue between Parlin Drive and Southwest Boulevard. The replacement of driveway approaches to match new curb grades and storm sewer installation along Parlin Drive will improve conveyance of storm water.

  • Parlin Drive is closed to eastbound traffic from Broadway to Richard Avenue
  • Richard Avenue will close to northbound traffic, Wednesday, Aug. 22 from Southwest Boulevard to Parlin Drive

The detour is Broadway to Southwest Boulevard to Devin Road to Parlin Drive and Richard Avenue. Parking on the east side of Devin Road is prohibited for the duration of the detour to better accommodate emergency and bus traffic.

Westbound traffic will be maintained on Parlin Drive between Richard Avenue to Broadway.

Construction moves to Richard Avenue with southbound traffic maintained between Parlin Drive and Southwest Boulevard from Monday, Oct. 1 to approximately Thursday, Nov. 8.

All dates are weather dependent. Drivers are encouraged to use extra care when traveling through the construction area.


Ohio Department of Transportation I-71 Widening Project Daily Update

Weather permitting, the contractor may be working in various locations on the Southside Mega Fix construction project. Drivers are encouraged to use extra care when traveling through construction areas. All construction is weather dependent.

Please note: there will be overnight work during the project. An updated advisory is released daily.


Richard Avenue Waterline Replacement Project

Phase II of the Richard Avenue Waterline Replacement is underway. The existing waterline will be replaced between Dennis Lane and Southwest Boulevard. The project involves waterline replacement, spot curb repairs and street resurfacing on Jerome Court, Irwin Avenue and Dennis Lane.

Construction continues weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Traffic will be restricted to one lane between Dennis Lane and Southwest Boulevard during work hours. The lane restriction will serve as a rolling closure with a temporary traffic signal location on Richard Avenue that will vary throughout the day. Lane restrictions and intermittent closures are expected through the end of September.

Drivers are encouraged to use extra care when traveling through the construction area.


2018 Street Maintenance

The Service Department maintains a list of streets recommended for resurfacing under the annual Street Maintenance program. This list is used as the basis to establish the streets included in the Street Maintenance program each year. In addition to selected streets, a bike path maintenance program is designed and other miscellaneous repairs are scheduled annually.

Visit the 2018 Street Maintenance web page for the updated schedule.

Your patience is greatly appreciated as we continue to create a community residents can take pride in. If you have questions concerning the timing of these projects, contact the Grove City Service Department at 614-277-1100.

Drivers are encouraged to use extra care when traveling through all construction areas. All construction is weather dependent.

Construction and road closure updates will be sent via the “From the Grove” E-newsletter and on the City’s Facebook and Twitter pages. For additional information, call the Grove City Public Service Department at 614-277-1100.


Ohio Department of Transportation I-71 Widening Project

The Ohio Department of Transportation South Side “Mega Fix” may affect your travel on Interstate 71 between Columbus and Grove City or beyond.

Lane and ramp closures are permitted during off-peak times, the specific timeframe depends on the number of lanes closed and traffic volumes on the ramp or on that section of roadway. Daytime lane and ramp closures are permitted in some locations between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., depending on traffic volumes. All lanes and ramps will be open by 5 a.m. on weekdays. Every effort will be made to provide prior notification of lane closures on I-71. Review the closure chart for additional information.

Additional materials about the South Side “Mega Fix” are on the Ohio Department of Transportation District 6 website including a project fact sheet, a graphic showing the final configuration of I-270 and I-71 south and how ODOT will keep you moving during construction.

Another way to stay up-to-date is to download the OHGO app for real-time traffic speeds, live cameras, personalized notifications and more.

The five-mile ODOT construction project will build extra lanes, new bridges and exit ramps. The $113 million project will be under construction for three years with completion planned for the Fall of 2020.

Drivers are encouraged to use extra care when traveling through all construction areas. All construction is weather dependent.

For more information on these projects including closure days and times, please visit the ODOT District 6 web page and Daily Impacts to Traffic.


Town Center | Saturday mornings Sept. 22 to Oct. 6 in Grove City Town Center

Slow traffic is expected in Grove City Town Center on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. due to heavy pedestrian presence for the Grove City Community Club Harvest Market. Park Street is closed west of Broadway. Please use caution in the area.

Ample parking is available throughout Grove City Town Center. Download the Grove City Town Center parking map.


Construction and road closure updates will be sent via the “From the Grove” E-newsletter and on the City’s Facebook and Twitter pages. For additional information, call the Grove City Public Service Department at 614-277-1100.