Transportation Projects

The City of Hilliard has begun a 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan to help strengthen and grown the City of Hilliard as a community. You can review the CIP budget and initiative here.

Street & Intersection Improvements

Project Schedule:  Construction 2018 & 2019

Project Overview:

  • Widening of Scioto Darby Road to 2 lanes in each direction east of Leppert Road
  • Shoulder widening & ditch improvements on Scioto Darby west of Leppert Road
  • Shoulder widening & ditch improvements on Leppert Road
  • Installation of two 2×1 roundabouts on Scioto Darby Road at Leppert Road and at Veterans Memorial Drive, including raised crosswalks at all 2-lane entries & exits
  • Installation of trails and/or sidewalks along all streets within the project limits
  • Addition of street lighting, crosswalk improvements, pedestrian beacons, and school zone flashing lights at various locations throughout the project limits
  • Landscaping

What’s next?  The majority of work should be complete by the end of 2018.  Final surface course of asphalt and landscaping will likely occur in 2019.

Opening Day of School Map

Phase 2 Red

Phase 2 Red – Detour Map A B C

Phase 3 Blue

Phase 4 Gray

Project Limits:  Franklin Street from Main Street to Landmark Lofts development; Columbia Street from Franklin Street to Center Street

Project Schedule:  Final design, Utility Relocation, Easement Acquisition in 2018 & 2019.  Bidding in fall 2019.  Construction late 2019 – 2020.

Project Overview:

  • Street reconstruction to provide curbs, sidewalks, street lighting, on-street parallel parking, and landscaping
  • Waterline and sewer improvements

Project Limits:  Scioto Darby Road from Walcutt Road to Leap Road/Darby Glen Boulevard

Project Schedule:  Feasibility study, alternatives evaluation, and public involvement in 2018; design of intersection or corridor improvements will commence upon completion of study phase (2019 or later); construction TBD.

Project Overview:

  • Evaluation of various intersection and/or corridor improvements (which may include the Scioto Darby Road/Leap Road/Darby Glen Boulevard) to improve capacity, safety, and pedestrian & bicycle accessibility
  • Partnership project with the City of Columbus
  • Public meeting held on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Exhibit

Project Limits:  Baldwin Road to Scioto Darby Road

Project Schedule:  Feasibility study, alternatives evaluation, and public involvement in 2018; design of intersection or corridor improvements will commence upon completion of study phase (2019 or later); construction TBD.

Project Overview:

  • Evaluation of various intersection and/or corridor improvements to improve safety, capacity, and pedestrian & bicycle accessibility
  • Study identifies short-term and long-term improvements along the corridor to enable the City to prioritize, plan & fund projects based on need, cost & benefit
  • Public meeting planned Thursday, September 13 from 5:30 – 7 pm at the Senior Center.

Presentation

Handouts

Comment Form

Project Limits:  Scioto Darby Road intersection south through the Jerman Property & connecting to Alton & Darby Creek Road between Davis Road & Heritage Lakes subdivision

Project Schedule:  Preliminary alignment, feasibility, and environmental documentation began in 2012; project on hold due to funding & land acquisition issues

Project Overview:

  • Intersection improvement at Scioto Darby Road & Cosgray Road
  • 4-lane roadway extension to the south with center median to improve north/south connectivity
  • Extension of trails on both sides of the road with connection to Hellbranch Trail through Hilliard Municipal Park to the east and trails in Heritage Preserve to the west
  • Pedestrian crossing improvements at key locations
  • Storm water quality features unique to Big Darby Accord watershed
  • Street lighting
  • Roundabouts at access points to private development

Key note:  the above project overview may change pending possible land use change of the Jerman property.

Project Limits:  Hayden Run Road to Heritage Rail Trail

Project Schedule:  Feasibility study and public involvement in 2018; design of improvements will commence in late 2018 and 2019, depending on funding; construction TBD.

Project Overview:

  • Evaluation of corridor improvements to improve roadway condition, add pedestrian & bicycle connections, and support development in the area (future Grener Park & Carr Farms)
  • Partnership project with the Franklin County Engineer’s Office and the Carr Farms developer.
  • Public meeting: August 6, 2018

Project Files:

Comment Form

Exhibits Leppert Rd Public Meeting – Final

Project Schedule:  Bidding in Fall 2018; construction in 2019

Project Overview:

  • Installation of overhead lane control signs & higher visibility YIELD signs at Cemetery Road roundabout and at Scioto Darby Road roundabout to improve driver understanding of rules of the road (YIELD to both lanes on entry and choose the correct lane)
  • Modification of pavement marking to improve driver understanding of lane assignments
  • Modification of central island and splitter islands at Scioto Darby Road roundabout to improve operations & safety

Future Improvements based on evaluation:  addition of raised crosswalks, resurfacing & landscaping modifications.

Project Schedule:  Bidding in Fall 2018; construction in 2019

Project Overview:

  • Replacement of existing traffic signal, including mast arms, vehicle detection, and pedestrian crossing signals & curb ramps
  • Improvement of existing Cemetery Road signal system & communications

Trail and Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Improvements

Project Limits:  Franklin County Fairgrounds to Leap Road

Project Schedule:  Bidding summer 2018; Construction Fall 2018 through Spring 2019

Project Overview:

  • Addition of trails on both sides of Northwest Parkway, connecting between existing trails near the Franklin County Fairgrounds and Leap Road
  • Street lighting
  • Street resurfacing, curb repair, driveway approach reconstruction

Bid Summary

Notice of commencement

 

Project Limits:  North side of Hayden Run Road underneath I-270

Project Schedule:  Design underway; Construction summer 2019 after completion of I-270 widening

Project Overview:

  • Regional trail connection under I-270 to connect Hilliard and Columbus segments
  • Partnership project with the Franklin County Engineer’s Office

Project Limits:  Hayden Run Road to Project QT Metro Park located on & near the quarry property along Dublin Road north of Trabue Road

Project Schedule:  Feasibility study, alternatives evaluation, and public involvement in 2018 & 2019; design of trail segments is dependent on right-of-way availability, multi-jurisdictional agreements, and funding; construction TBD.

Project Overview:

  • Feasibility study to build a trail along the Dublin Road corridor to connect Hilliard neighborhoods to planned parkland outside Hilliard limits
  • Partnership project with the City of Upper Arlington
  • Design of projects will likely require partnership projects with the Franklin County Engineer’s Office and the City of Columbus

Project Limits:  Old Hilliard to the intersection of Leap Road/Scioto Darby Road/Darby Glen Boulevard

Project Schedule:  Design of Phase 1 (to Hilliard City Hall) is on hold pending acquisition of property from Norfolk Southern Railroad; acquisition activities ongoing

Project Overview:

  • Construction of a portion of the regional Central Ohio Greenways (COG) trail to the southeast toward Columbus
  • A separate feasibility study to extend the trail further from the Scioto Darby Road/Leap Road/Darby Glen Boulevard intersection to the Project QT Metro Park and the Scioto Trail in Columbus was completed in 2017