Design and Construction

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

Description and benefits: 

The city of Columbus and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) are collaborating to improve the intersection of Livingston Avenue & Barnett Road. The planned features will reduce traffic congestion, improve safety and provide pedestrian accommodations. COTA has a park & ride at the intersection. Barnett Community Center and the Livingston Public Library are just off the intersection.


Current plans include:
Widening Barnett Road in order to add left-turn lanes
Building sidewalks on both sides of Barnett Road up to the first driveway at intersection of Barnett Park & Johnson Park 
Replacing Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant curb ramps
Upgrading traffic signals, signage, pedestrian countdown timers and push-button signals at crosswalks


Estimated schedule: 
Design: Planned to finish fall 2017
Right-of-way acquisition: Scheduled to begin early 2017
Construction: Starts in summer 2018, subject to funding approval by City Council and weather conditions


Estimated costs: 
Design: $230,000, funded by ODOT
Right-of-way acquisition: $1 million, funded by City of Columbus
Construction: $1.2 million, funded $720,000 by ODOT and balance by City of Columbus


Contact information:
City of Columbus design project manager  Kevin Thomas, P.E., (614) 645-6470
Designer: American Structurepoint                    
Construction contractor: TBD