Design and Construction

Contact Information Department of Public Service
111 N. Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  (614) 645-3111 
Fax :  (614) 645-7805 
Email : Contact Information

(614) 645-3111

Joyce Avenue Improvements

This joint project between the departments of Public Service and Public Utilities will increase pedestrian, motorist and bicyclist safety; improve roadway appearance; add stormwater drainage facilities and encourage redevelopment in the corridor.

Phase 1:  Joyce between Kenmore Road and alley north of Hudson Street, Hudson between Cleveland and Parkwood avenues

  • Completed in autumn 2013.

Phase 2:  Joyce between 12th Avenue and northern edge of Maloney Park, 17th Avenue between Brentnell Avenue and 300 feet west of Billiter Boulevard

  • Completed in autumn 2015.  

Phase 3:  Joyce between Kenmore Road and northern edge of Maloney Park

  • Final design has been completed. Utility relocation started in spring 2016 and construction started August 23, 2016, expecting to finish in autumn 2017. Estimated cost: $8.4 million.

Current plans for Phase 3 include:

  • Widening and resurfacing Joyce from two to three lanes in several sections
  • Addition of curbs, gutters, sidewalks, street lighting, trees, stormwater system and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant curb ramps
  • Construction of shared-use path for bicyclists, pedestrians and mobility-impaired people
  • Installation of upgraded traffic signals and signage

Contact Information for Phase 3:
City of Columbus construction project manager Thomas Murphy, P.E., 645-8455  
Designer: DLZ, Ohio
Construction Contractor:  Complete General Construction