Interstate 71

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. 

Ohio Department of Transportation

Work is underway on a new I-71 overhaul project. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say two men in a semi were killed Sunday morning after clipping the back of an SUV entering I-71 north in Pleasant Township.

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

The southbound lanes of I- 71 at East North Broadway were closed briefly this morning after an overnight police chase ended with a crash.

The Ohio Highway Patrol has identified the man who was shot by a suspect at an I-71 rest area in Delaware County on Sunday.

Columbus Division of Police

Former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett has been ordered to attend a driver intervention program following his OVI arrest.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus woman has pleaded no contest to aggravated vehicular homicide and other charges for causing a fatal crash last July on 1-71.

A long-discussed interchange along Interstate 71 in Delaware County is closer to becoming reality.

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.

Plans are in the works to prevent traffic problems caused by a proposed IKEA store on Polaris Parkway.

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

Delaware County Sheriff

An Indiana man has been charged with last Friday's fatal crash on I-71 in Delaware County.


The southbound span of one of Ohio's tallest bridges is being demolished.

Columbus police say a wrong-way driver was injured when he crashed into a wall in the westbound lanes of I-670 near I-71 early this morning.

Columbus police say the driver of a car is hospitalized in critical condition following a wrong-way crash last night on I-71 north near Weber Road.

Woman Killed Trying To Get Gas For Her Car

Sep 24, 2013

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a woman was struck by car and killed Monday when she attempted to cross a stretch of I-71 southbound.

Columbus police say a woman whose body was repeatedly run over on I-71 south of Cooke Road on August 21st exited a moving vehicle before she was struck and killed.

Body Found On I-71

Aug 22, 2013

Columbus police say it appears several vehicles drove over the body of a woman on I-71 south of Cooke Road early Wednesday.

Columbus police are investigating the cause of an early morning crash on I-670 eastbound near I-71.

A portion of I-71 in Delaware County will be named to honor a state transportation worker killed in a construction zone accident last April.

ODOT To Widen I-71

Feb 21, 2013

The Ohio Department of Transportation says plans are in the works to widen Interstate 71 to three lanes in each direction from Columbus to Cleveland.