LIVE UPDATES: Central Ohio Traffic Blog


Traffic updates around Columbus, Ohio. What to expect for your commute.

Friday, June 22

3:30 a.m.
Overnight flooding in Westerville reported near Cooper Rd & I-270.

3:15 a.m.
Reports of flooded roadways around central Ohio.

Logan County:
SR-47 just east of SR-35

Union County:
Parts of SR-4/US-36

Perry County:
SR-155 SE of Shawnee
SR-668 S of County Line
SR-93 in McCuneville
SR-155 at Congo Rd

Thursday, June 21

7:00 a.m.
Accident reported at E Broad St & Franklin Park W in east Columbus.

6:00 a.m.
6AM #livetraffic: Calmer this morning on the roadways.
- Traffic getting heavier but remains up to speed
- Overnight construction clear
- Currently accident-free

3:25 a.m.
Accident reported at Garden Rd and Indianola Ave in north Columbus.

Wednesday, June 20

6:15 a.m.
6:15AM #livetraffic: Several things to watch this AM.
- Accident blocking left lane of I-270 EB at Sawmill Rd on the N side
- Wet pavement moving across Delaware, through Westerville
- Some fog still impacting drivers in our eastern counties

5:55 a.m.
Déjà vu... Rain showers making their way across the north side. Use extra caution and take it slow as visibility might be impacted.

5:50 a.m.
Accident reported on I-270 E near Sawmill Rd. Stay to the right and give crews plenty of room to respond to the scene.

4:55 a.m.
Accident reported at E Livingston Ave & Beechwood Rd.

4:20 a.m.
Car fire reported on S Napoleon Ave south of E Broad St, east of James Rd.

4:00 a.m.
Good Wednesday morning! Water has receded across most roadways after yesterday's rain. Currently just dealing w/ overnight construction:
- Ramps from I-670 WB & EB to I-71 SB are CLOSED
DETOUR: I-670 WB/EB to SR-315 SB to I-71 SB.
Also some roadwork impacting the north side:
- The ramp from I-270 EB to US-23 is CLOSED on the north side.
DETOUR: I-270 EB to Cleveland Ave to I-270 WB to US-23.

Tuesday, June 19

12:10 p.m.
Union County
US 33 westbound near State Route 739 is closed due to an accident.

5:50 a.m.
Picking up rain showers on my traffic cameras around central Ohio. Wet pavement in Delaware County & heavy showers blurring I-270 in the Westerville area. I'm talking road conditions & @AshleeBaracy is tracking what you need to know on #10ThisMorning.

4:45 a.m.
Overnight construction is all clear, according to @ODOT_Columbus. Commuters moving up to speed just about across the board.

4:15 a.m.
Sullivant Avenue is CLOSED between Clarendon Avenue and South Wheatland Avenue on the west side, as police are on the scene of a shooting in the area. Take W Broad Street as an alternate.

3:35 a.m.
Several lane reductions and a ramp closure to greet you on this Tuesday morning. Should wrap up by 5AM! - Ramp from I-71 SB to I-70 WB is CLOSED. Take I-70 EB to Miller-Kelton to I-70 WB.

Monday, June 18

Some construction on the east side of Columbus could change up your drive through August:

$2.65 POWELL: Sawmill Rd & Olentangy St
$2.54 COLUMBUS: W Fifth Ave & Olentangy River Rd
$2.28 MARYSVILLE: N Main St & W 3rd St

6:00 a.m.
U.S. 42 in Union County closed at Crottinger Road for the next hour due to a crash.

5:40 a.m.
Roadways are getting a little busier across central Ohio but for the most part, we're still moving up to speed.