Construction Updates: Week of February 22nd, 2021

Please note that construction schedules are subject to change due to weather, site issues, etc. Reference this construction MAP to view the impacted construction areas for next week. Unsure about which is your area? Visit the Blueprint map and type in your address to find out!

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General Updates

COVID-19 Update: Due to the outdoor nature of the work, lateral lining and downspout redirection crews will continue to work in the field, supervised by an independent inspection firm. Sump pump installations are continuing at this time. Some staff are working remotely to address emerging issues. Please be patient as it may take longer to respond to your questions or concerns.

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Reminder: If you have a basement backup (sewer water coming up from your floor drain), please report this to the City by calling 614-645-7102. Please note that crews are working diligently to investigate issues throughout the city, and so we may not be able to respond immediately. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Project Status

Oakland Park Medina

  • Fields Excavating has been contracted with the City of Columbus to begin the first phase of the Blueprint Columbus Project. They will begin with completing water service line improvements throughout the project area. Once fully completed, they will begin the next phase, which is to conduct the green infrastructure work.
    • Tuesday 2/23/21

      Preparation work on water main relocations on Medina Avenue between Weldon Avenue and Melrose Avenue.

      Wednesday 2/24/21

      Performing water main relocations on Medina Avenue near 2953 & 2971 Medina Avenue. This will require a water main outage. The water outage will be for customers on Medina between Brighton and Melrose. The outages will be from 9am to 3pm. This outage has a potential to shift to a different day this week depending on the weather forecast.

      Thursday 2/25/21

      Installing storm sewer MH 01 near 2953 Medina.

      Friday 2/26/21

      Installing storm sewer MH 01 near 2971 Medina. 

Agler Berrell

Sunesis Construction will have a crew working on storm sewer installations while Columbia Gas will be upgrading gas lines on the following streets:

  • Joyce Ave.-Storm Sewer installation and Gas Line upgrades
  • Fern Ave.-Storm Sewer installation and Gas Line upgrades
  • Aberdeen Ave.-Gas Line upgrades
  • Denune Ave.–Gas Line upgrades

Sunesis Construction will also be working on the pond installation and storm sewer installation on Fern Ave.

Artane Parkwood

Crews will begin to mobilize in this area on March 1st. As we get closer more construction updates will become available. 



Design Details

Current Projects

North Linden 1 is bounded by Oakland Park Ave to the north, Berrell Ave. and Parkwood to the east, E. Hudson St. to the south and Medina Ave. and Hamilton Ave. to the west. North Linden 1 is divided into four project areas:

Oakland Park-Medina (Medina Ave. to Cleveland Ave. between Oakland Park and E. Weber Rd.)

Agler-Berrell (Cleveland Ave. to Berrell Ave. between Oakland Park and Genessee Ave.)

Hudson-McGuffey (Hamilton Ave. to Cleveland Ave. between E. Weber Rd. and E. Hudson St.)

Artane-Parkwood (Cleveland Ave. to Parkwood Ave. between Genessee Ave. to E. Hudson St.)

Project Area Map

North Linden 1 Project Schedule

Phase 1

Surveying: 2015-2017

Surveyors are in the neighborhood to document water flow patterns, topography, existing utilities, and other residential infrastructure, such as downspouts.

Phase 2

Green Infrastructure Design: 2017-2020

The engineering team identifies the types and locations of green infrastructure that will meet the needs of the neighborhood. During the design phase, we seek resident feedback through surveys, public meetings, and field visits.

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Phase 3

Shovels in the Ground: 2021-2022

Construction of green infrastructure involves work in the public right-of-way and street. All neighborhood residents will be notified of anticipated impacts, and Blueprint will send out weekly construction updates to keep everyone informed of the schedule and activities.

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Green Infrastructure Construction: 2021

Rain gardens and porous pavement sites are installed. During this time other city infrastructure work may occur, such as waterline upgrades or sidewalk installations.

Lateral Lining and Roofwater Redirection: 2023

Individual homes are assessed for lateral lining and roofwater redirection. These home improvements prevent stormwater from entering the sanitary sewer lines by getting that water away from your home and out to the street, so it can drain to the storm sewer system

Project Milestones & Events

30% Design Meeting

April 10, 2017

Meeting Recap

60% Design Meeting

March 14, 2018

Meeting Recap

Final Design

June 18, 2020

Meeting Details

Pre-Construction Meeting

See upcoming dates

Meeting Details

See What’s Planned

Green Infrastructure Locations & Designs

See where green infrastructure is planned in your neighborhood.

Oakland Park – Medina

Agler – Berrell

Artane – Parkwood

Hudson – McGuffey

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