hamilton rd central - st 785
The City of Gahanna, in partnership with the Franklin County Engineer's Office, began planning this project back in 1996. The project will help enhance roadway capacity with the widening of N Hamilton Rd between Carpenter Rd and US-62. The roadway will be increased from its current status of one lane in each direction to two lanes in each direction with a center turn lane. In addition, the project will reduce traffic congestion with the addition of two roundabouts at the Clark State Rd intersection and at the Northeast School. To improve connectivity between the northern and southern portions of the city, a 10 foot wide multi-use path will be constructed on the west side of the roadway and a new sidewalk will be constructed on the east side of the roadway.
The construction on Hamilton Rd began on June 22, 2015. Work will include the relocation of utilities, installation of new water mains, installation of temporary pavement, relocating the traffic signal at Hamilton Rd and Clark State Rd, and the replacement of the bridge over Sycamore Run. The remainder of the project will occur during the Fall of 2016 and continue through the Spring/Summer of 2017.
For more information or questions regarding this project contact the City of Gahanna Service Department at 614.342.4005 or the Franklin County Engineer's Office at 614.525.3030.
ROUNDABOUT INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS
In anticipation of the two roundabouts on Hamilton Road that are planned to be functioning at the end of November, the City has prepared short instructional videos demonstrating how to safely navigate through these roundabouts. Click the image below to watch these instructional videos.
Status (as of June 2017)
On the Horizon
- Crews will have temporary lane shifts throughout the project as they work to finish topsoil placement, sod, seeding, and plantings. The final paving and striping installations are expected to start the first week of July and last for approximately 3 weeks weather permitting.
- As the project continues to move forward towards completion, there will be some changes to the maintenance of traffic over the next few weeks. Motorists should expect delays throughout the construction zone, and are encouraged to consider other routes if they wish to avoid a possible delay in their travels.
- Project is still continuing to progress ahead of schedule. As time and weather allows all final restoration and surface asphalt are expected to be completed early Summer of 2017.
The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) Attributable Federal Highway Grant will provide $2,024,000 in right-of-way and $11,557,920 in construction. The City and County will share equally in the cost of construction.
Design / Environmental Cost:
$924,071 (ms Consultants Inc)
Estimated Right-of-Way and Utility Relocation Cost:
Estimated Construction Cost:
$12,116,996 (Shelly and Sands)
AERIAL VIEW RENDERINGS
Full Scope of Project:
Northern Roundabout at the Northeast School:
Southern Roundabout at Clark State Rd:
STREET VIEW RENDERINGS (NORTHERN ROUNDABOUT AT THE NORTHEAST SCHOOL)
On Hamilton at the Northeast School Looking North:
On Hamilton at the Northeast School Looking South:
STREET VIEW RENDERINGS (SOUTHERN ROUNDABOUT AT CLARK STATE RD)
On Hamilton at Clark State Looking North:
On Hamilton at Clark State Looking South:
On Clark State at Hamilton Looking West:
PROPOSED PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS