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2017-18 Road Construction Guide

Please take a look at our Road Construction Guide, which covers active and planned road construction on county and township roads in Delaware County.

Office Hours

The Engineer's Office normal business hours are 8:00am - 4:30pm effective February 1, 2015.

Interstate 71 & U.S. 36/S.R. 37 Project Info

A project information sheet for the proposed ODOT I-71 & US 36/SR 37 interchange improvements, including information about the proposed Simon-Tanger outlet mall is available here.

Road Closures

Click here for a list of road closings on county and township roads in Delaware County. Road closures within municipal corporation limits are under the direction of the city or village.  Please visit the following links for more information or who to contact about road closures in these cities and villages: 







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4-25-17: Lewis Center and Bale Kenyon Road Improvements to Kick Off Starting May 1

The first phase of work to upgrade the Lewis Center and Bale Kenyon Roads will begin with a closure of Lewis Center Road beginning May 1. The work includes replacing the deck on  the bridge below Alum Creek Dam and building the eastern approach to a new roundabout at the Bale Kenyon intersection.  Additional work and road closures will be implemented in phases between May and October 2017. Visit our project page here for more information.

3-23-17: South Old State Road Work to Begin March 27

Road work on South Old State Road will begin on March 27 starting with storm sewer installation and utility construction, as part of a project that will widen Old State Road from Polaris Parkway to Orange Road to 2 lanes in each direction plus add dual left turn lanes at Polaris, and sidewalks and paths along the road.

Two-way traffic will be maintained along Old State Road although short term delays will occur as construction vehicles will be operating in and near the travel lanes. Motorists should consider alternate routes including US 23 or Worthington Road via Polaris Parkway. 

3-08-17: East Powell Road Closed West of Bale Kenyon for 6 Weeks

East Powell Road will be closed west of Bale Kenyon Road beginning Monday, March 13 for about 6 weeks to complete the final phase of improvements at the intersection of East Powell Road and Bale Kenyon Road. Traffic will be maintained from Bale Kenyon to East Powell east of the intersection (to/from Worthington Road) in both directions.

2-13-17: Smothers Road over Hoover Reservoir Closed for Bridge Work

Smothers Road will be closed east of Sunbury Road for about 5 months for rehabilitation of the bridge over Hoover Reservoir.  The work is being managed by the Franklin County Engineer's Office.  Click here for more information. 

1-18-17: Liberty and Jewett Road Intesection Public Information Meeting Scheduled for February 13

The Delaware County Engineer’s Office will host an open house public involvement meeting to share information about proposed road improvements at the interesction of Liberty Road and Jewett Road. The planned improvements include construction of a single lane modern roundabout with a shared use path along the west side of Liberty Road from Torrington Drive to the existing path on the Tyler Run Elementary School property.  


The open house will be held: Monday, February 13, 2017 Powell Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street, Powell, Ohio from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.


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