Interstate 70

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

A Columbus man has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing a construction worker while driving impaired on I-70 near Hilliard-Rome Road last September.

Detour signs will be posted along portions of I-70 in the downtown Columbus area this weekend to allow for the demolition of a bridge. 

An Ohio Department of Transportation employee is hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following a crash last night in Clark County.  

The Ohio Department of Transportation says widening of a 3-mile section of I-70 in Springfield will start in July, approximately a year ahead of schedule.

Bond is set at 150 thousand dollars for the motorist who Columbus Police say was intoxicated when he struck and killed a construction worker early Saturday along I-70 near Hilliard-Rome Road.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the pilot was killed Sunday when his plane crashed into a field near I-70 in Harmony Township in Clark County.

Motorists could soon see lower speed limits on I-670.

Ohio Highway Patrol

The Ohio Highway Patrol says a man was inhaling from a can of compressed air to get high when his car veered across I-70 near London last month and crashed into another car, killing a military veteran.

Traffic is moving again on the I-70 bridge over I-270 on the West side.

The U.S. Department of Transportation says 1 million dollars in emergency relief funds will go toward repairing the I-70 bridge over the West outerbelt damaged last week when a tanker truck carrying ethanol caught fire.

The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to replace the I-70 bridge over I-270 on the West side badly damaged yesterday when an overturned tanker truck carrying ethanol caught fire and forced closures.

The Ohio Department of Transportation will close the westbound lanes of I-670 from I-71 to the I-70 split  for pavement repairs and resurfacing.

Ohio Highway Patrol

Bond is set at 500 thousand dollars for the driver charged in a fatal wrong-way crash in Madison County.

Three Ohio Department of Transportation workers were injured this morning when they were struck by a pickup truck on I-70 on the West side.

Charges are expected to be filed today against a Columbus woman who Pickerington police say killed a motorcyclist in a crash last year. 

The two-year overhaul of the I-70/ Hilliard Rome Road interchange ends today.

Traffic is moving again on I-70 westbound in Columbus after concrete fell from a bridge yesterday.

The Ohio House has approved a measure renaming a portion of Interstate 70 in Clark County in honor of a fallen state highway patrol trooper. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have identified the man and woman killed in a wrong-way crash on I-70 early Sunday.

The Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating last night's fatal crash on I-70 in Licking County.

A charter bus driver is awaiting sentencing for causing a fatal crash on I-70 last April. 

Pickerington police are looking for the driver who caused a fatal hit-and-run crash yesterday on I-70.

A Franklin County judge has sentenced a Columbus man to 3 1/2 years in prison for causing a crash that injured a police officer in 2012.

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The Indiana National Guard member pulled over on I-70 in Madison County last January with bombs packed in his car is taking a plea deal.

Columbus police are talking to drivers whose cars were damaged by rocks thrown along I-70 last night.

State Highway Patrol Troopers arrested two teenagers this morning following a high-speed chase that ended near Vine and High Streets in downtown Columbus.

Sentencing is scheduled next month for an Illinois truck driver convicted of causing a fatal crash earlier this year on I-70 near the Alton-Darby Creek overpass.

Crash Injures OHP Sergeant, Motorist

Nov 26, 2013

The State Highway Patrol says a trooper at the scene of an accident on I-70 near Springfield was struck by a passing vehicle early this morning.

Police are searching for a male driver who crashed following a high speed chase early this morning.

Columbus police say the body of a young boy was found yesterday along railroad tracks near Mound Street and I-70 downtown.