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Kasich’s plan will invest $3 Billion in Ohio’s transportation system

Cleveland’s Opportunity Corridor to be funded with Turnpike money, begin construction more than 13 years sooner

7/25/2013, 2:51 p.m.
Some funds for the Jobs and Transportation plan were made possible by an innovative plan to issue bonds backed by ...

Hancock County I-75: Reconstruct U.S. 224 bridge and interchange with I-75. Total project cost is $12,500,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 13+ years.

Lucas County McCord Grade Separation: Rail grade separation at McCord Road (CR 73) to improve safety. Total Project Cost is $29,300,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until 2015. Time saved is one year.

Lucas County Interstate 75: Reconstruct, widen and add a third lane along I-75 from Phillips Rd. to I-280. Total project cost is $51,000,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2015 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 12 + years.

Lucas County Interstate 75: Reconstruct interchange at I-75 and I-475 to improve safety and reduce congestion. Total project cost is $175,900,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2015 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 12+ years.

Lucas County Interstate 475/U.S. Route 20: Reconstruct interchange at I-475 and U.S. Route 20 to improve safety. Total project cost is $59,000,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2015 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 12+ years.

Wood County I-75: Four phases of reconstruction, widening and addition of a third lane along I-75. Total Project Cost is $195,600,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 13 + years.

Central/Southeast Ohio

Franklin County North High St. (U.S. 23) : Add an express lane on U.S. 23 from Flint to Lazelle Rd. Total project cost is $7,800,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014, which keeps the project on schedule.

Franklin County U.S. Route 23/I-270/SR 315 Interchange: Reconstruct I-270/SR315, U.S. 23 interchange. Total project cost is $94,800,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014, which keeps the project on schedule.

Franklin County U.S. Route 23/I-270/SR 315: Construction of a noise wall at I-270/Linworth Rd. Total project cost is $1,200,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until 2015. Time saved is one year.

I-70/71 Reconstruction

Franklin County I-70/I-71 Interchange: Reconstruction and widening of SR315/I-70/I-71 as part of the I-70/71 project to improve safety and reduce congestion in downtown Columbus. Total project cost is $86,000,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2017 and without this plan would not have started until 2023. Time saved is six years.

Franklin County I-70/71: Phase 2 (East Interchange) as part of the reconstruction and widening of I-70 and I-71 near Children’s Hospital. Total project cost is $235,600,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2017 and without this plan would not have started until 2019. Time saved is two years.

Franklin County I-70: Construct a new storm sewer along I-70. Total project cost is $4,000,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until 2019. Time saved is five years.