Indianola Avenue Road Diet & Bike Lanes between Oakland Park Avenue and Morse Road
Description and benefits:
The departments of Development and Public
Service are collaborating to improve the safety for all roadway users on
A Federal Highway Administration-recommended safety measure called a Road Diet
will convert the current four-lane roadway to three lanes for vehicles and two
for bikes, without widening Indianola. Road diets have been successfully
implemented on Sullivant Avenue, King Avenue and Karl Road.
To learn more about road diets:
New lane configuration on Indianola Avenue:
One northbound, one southbound, two-way left turn and two bike lanes
An alternate configuration will be used on Indianola at the Cooke
Road and Morse Road intersections
to accommodate heavy traffic.
Removal of existing pavement markings and installation of markings for crosswalks and new lane configuration
New traffic signs and adjustments to traffic signals
Scheduled for completion in 2016
2017, subject to funding approval by City Council and weather conditions
Maintenance of traffic during construction:
Temporary lane closures and delays are planned during construction 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays and/or 7
a.m. - 7 p.m. weekends.
Pedestrians may be detoured but access to properties will be maintained.
and inspections: $375,000
This project is funded by the Columbus
Urban Infrastructure Recovery Fund. The fund allows older neighborhoods to
allocate a portion of the City’s capital improvement funds to specific
of Columbus Project Manager for design: Terry Stewart, P.E.;
tel. (614) 645-5671
Michael Baker International