Friday, June 29, 2007

Notice of West 5th Avenue Closure

Hello, NECKO - Please see the important road closure notice below
about West 5th Avenue. This is from the City of Columbus. Have a good
weekend - William


West Fifth Avenue to Close for 90 Days

West of Olentangy River Road as New Sewer is Installed

Project Will Improve Drainage at Railroad Underpass

A $1.3 million storm-sewer project to improve drainage and reduce the
frequency of most flooding at the railroad underpass on West Fifth
Avenue, just west of Olentangy River Road, will prompt the closure of
West Fifth Avenue at Olentangy River Road, beginning the first week in

Access to homes and businesses in the area will be maintained during
the 90-day closure.

Traffic will be detoured to King Avenue and Third Avenue, and some
lane and turn restrictions will be in place on Olentangy River Road.
The sewer project is scheduled to be completed in December, weather

For additional information about the project, please contact Rick
Tilton, assistant director of the Columbus Department of Public
Utilities at 645- 6622. For up-to-date information about the
restrictions and detours, please contact Paving The Way at 645-7283,
or visit