More lane changes coming to I-270 west side project

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — There will be more lane changes coming to I-270 between Dublin and Hilliard this weekend. 

Weather permitting, I-270 southbound drivers will be shifted closer to the inside median wall onto new pavement between US 33 and Cemetery Road.

A few weeks ago, I-270 northbound traffic made the same switch onto new pavement. The other big change for drivers on the northwest side will be the closure of the ramp from I- 270 NB to Cemetery Road westbound (circle ramp).

That ramp will be closed for three weeks so it can be rebuilt. 

Below is a list of the ramp and lane closures beginning Saturday night: 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018

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: 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
  • Detour: Tuttle to I-270 NB to Sawmill Rd. to I-270 SB.
  • Cemetery Rd. EB & WB to I-270 SB 
  • 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

9:30 PM: I-270 SB is reduced to one lane between US 33 and just south of Cemetery Rd.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2018
9 AM: All lanes of I-270 SB and NB and all ramps are OPEN.

8 PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2018: The ramp from I-270 NB 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. 

These traffic switches allow the contractor to continue making progress on the project so that it’s complete this fall. 

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