East Franklinton Sanitary Sewer – Phase 3

This sanitary sewer, storm sewer, water improvements Phase III (C.I.P. 650560-100002 & 690236-100116) will replace or renew sewer and water infrastructure within the area generally bounded by W Broad Street, Grubb Street, Dodge Park, and Lucas Street. View project area map(PDF, 1MB).

The work will include of approximately 2,200 feet of 8” through 30” sanitary sewer, 3,100 feet of 10” through 48” storm sewer, 10,300 feet of 6” through 12” water line, sewer and manhole rehabilitation, pump impeller replacement; and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract.

The project will renew sewer and water infrastructure in one of the oldest sections of Columbus. The Franklinton area has historically experienced severe flooding until the West Columbus Local Protection Project floodwall was constructed. Now that the area is protected from river induced flooding, interest in investing in the area has been renewed.

Construction is anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2021 and completed in the Spring of 2023. 

Financing for this project is being provided through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program and Water Supply Revolving Loan Account with a below market-rate loan.

The Ohio EPA has completed a Limited Environmental Review (LER) for this project. View the LER(PDF, 831KB) and the letter of "Notice of Issuance of a Final Finding of No Significant Impact to All Interested Citizens, Organizations and Government Agencies."

Questions regarding this project should be directed to Rob Herr, P.E. at 614-645-0483 or email rcherr@columbus.gov.