Grove City Traffic Updates


Construction Update: the northbound lane on Demorest Road (south of Grove City Road), from Rockledge Street to Chickasaw Drive, is closed for sanitary line installation work.  The southbound lane is open to two-way traffic with flaggers and directional signage. Work continues into the new year.

Preliminary work on the Demorest Road Corridor improvements project is underway. Crews are installing temporary pavement on the west side of Demorest Road, traffic is maintained in both directions between Grove City Road and Basswood Drive.
The Demorest Road Corridor Improvements project will extend along Demorest Road between Chickasaw Drive on the south and Basswood Avenue on the north. The major construction activity will occur between Rockledge Street and Basswood Avenue, where the roadway will be widened and reconstructed to include a center turn lane with curbs, sidewalks, a shared-use path and new street lighting along with sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water main improvements.

Visit the Demorest Road Corridor Improvements web page for project updates.


US 62 Southbound I-71 Ramp Closure

The ramp from US 62 to I-71 southbound closes as part of the I-71 widening project in southwest Franklin County. The ramp will be closed until December 2022 as crews replace and reconstruct the southbound side of the I-71 bridge over US 62.

Traffic on I-71 southbound at US 62 will shift to the northbound side. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in both directions. This traffic pattern will be in effect until December 2022.

From time to time, ODOT schedules lane or ramp closures for work in Grove City and southern Franklin County. Visit the ODOT Franklin County Weekly Construction Update web page or call the ODOT customer hotline at 740-833-8014 for additional information.

Speed Limit Change | Haughn Road from Columbus Street to Mayfair Drive

The speed limit on Haughn Road from Columbus Street to Mayfair Drive has been reduced to 25 mph. The change follows a recent traffic study recommendation.


Home Road is open to traffic. Please use caution as you navigate the area, work in the right-of-way continues.

Visit the Home Road Improvements web page for additional project updates.


The extension of Columbus Street and new at-grade railroad crossing will allow for the redevelopment of the adjacent parcels and provide connectivity to the former Beulah Park site. The improvement consists of a new public roadway, ancillary infrastructure improvements including storm sewers, waterlines, streetlights and sidewalks.

Columbus Street ongoing road improvements include landscaping, streetlights and sidewalks.

Visit the Columbus Street Extension web page for project updates.


  • The Southwest Boulevard widening to five lanes, west of the railroad crossing, is underway through February 2022. Both eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained.

Please plan your commute accordingly and use caution in the area. All work is weather permitting.


The 2021 Grove City Street Program work is planned weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through the end of the year. Please plan your commute accordingly and use caution in the construction areas. All work is weather permitting.

Upcoming Work

  • Southwest Boulevard Bike Path work is underway, through January.

Traffic will be maintained with restrictions. All work is weather dependent; it may be postponed or canceled without prior notice. Drivers are encouraged to use extra care when traveling through the construction areas.

View the 2021 Street Program map and schedule.


The City of Grove City is conducting a Traffic Signal and Street Lighting Improvement project at four locations throughout the City.

Hoover Road and Kingston Avenue Intersection

Improvements for this intersection include the installation of two mast-arm sign signal supports and associated equipment to convert this T-intersection to a four-way signalized intersection. This project is associated with the Schoedinger Funeral Home site. Intermittent lane restrictions will be in place during work hours.

Scenic Way and Parkview Drive Street Lighting

Improvements for this location include the installation of 10 street lights, weather permitting. Intermittent lane restrictions will be in place during work hours.

Please plan your commute accordingly and use caution in the area. All work is weather permitting.


Ample parking is available throughout Grove City Town Center. View or print the Grove City Town Center parking map.

Construction and road closure updates are 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.