"Get Me To The Church On Time" : Updates on Construction Projects

Driving to and from the Church: From East, West and South, unchanged. Coming from the north we recommend exiting I-71 South at Broad Street. Take Broad Street to Ninth Street. Enter church parking from Ninth Street.

From I-670, take Cleveland Avenue to Long Street. Follow the Cleveland Avenue detour signs: Turn East on Long Street to Washington Avenue; south to Broad Street. Turn right at Broad Street west to Ninth Street. Enter church parking from Ninth Street.

Depart the North Lot using Ninth Street south to Broad Street (right turn only), or through the West Lot or alley. Depart the West Lot using Cleveland Avenue (right turn, northbound only).

Building Exterior Restoration – Phase 1 This church project will be performed on the eastern ‘Parish House’ part of the building and will include removal and rebuilding of all windows, replacement of steel lintels, and tuck pointing all mortar joints. Offices and meeting spaces will be relocated during this time. Scheduling for all meetings and use of the building is mandatory.

Current Activity:

SSRG contractor is in full operation.  Covering windows, chiseling away mortar joints.  Lintel replacement work has begun.  Window removal anticipated mid-June. 

Due to unavoidable delays, church office relocation anticipated the end of the week of April 22. 

When moved, everyone will be asked to enter through the North Ed Wing door.  Look for directional signs coming next week.

 

Anticipated Completion: October 31, 2018

Parking Access: The West Lot can be accessed from Cleveland Avenue northbound from Broad Street only, and from the North Lot via the alley. Access to the North Lot will be from Ninth Street northbound from Broad Street.

 

Building Access:

Starting the end of the week of April 22 from the North Lot, enter through the North Education Wing Doors. Ninth Street doors will not be open or monitored during the week. Elevator access will be maintained throughout the project. Follow signs.

From the West Lot, use the sidewalk at the center of the lot to come around the Park construction fence to the West or Broad Street doors.

 

Gladden Social Justice Park This church project will transform the south end of the West Lot along Broad Street and along the east side of Cleveland Avenue into a community green space with numerous special features and artwork.

Anticipated Completion: August 1, 2018

Current Activity:

Excavation for The Screen footings to begin soon.  Site drainage piping installation and rebuilding of the corner of Broad St. and Cleveland Ave. underway.

Parking Access: The parking lot entrance from Broad Street to the West Lot is closed for the duration of project. The West Lot can be accessed from Cleveland Avenue, the alley north of the Carriage House, and from the North Lot via the alley. Access to the North Lot will be from Ninth Street northbound from Broad Street.

 

Building Access:

Starting the end of the week of April 22nd from the North Lot, enter through the North Education Wing Doors. Ninth Street doors will not be open or monitored during the week. Elevator access will be maintained throughout the project. Follow signs.

From the West Lot, use the sidewalk at the center of the lot to come around the Park construction fence to the West or Broad Street doors.

 

Creative Campus Roadway Improvements This City of Columbus project will upgrade the roadway, sidewalks, pedestrian safety, lighting and aesthetic elements of Cleveland Avenue, Gay Street, Ninth Street and Washington Avenue.

                                                                                   

Anticipated Completion: October 22, 2018

 

Current Activity:

Project is on hold for this week while the contractor waits on the City to complete some requirements.

 

Parking Access: The West Lot can be accessed from Cleveland Avenue northbound from Broad Street only, and from the North Lot via the alley. Access to the North Lot will be from Ninth Street northbound from Broad Street.

Building Access:

Starting the end of the week of April 22nd from the North Lot, enter through the North Education Wing Doors. Ninth Street doors will not be open or monitored during the week. Elevator access will be maintained throughout the project. Follow signs.

From the West Lot, use the sidewalk at the center of the lot to come around the Park construction fence to the West or Broad Street doors.

Church Electrical Service Underground Installation This project, paid for by the City of Columbus, will install new electrical transformers near the Carriage House. Underground ducts will be installed to connect the electrical feed from the transformer to the existing underground feeders coming into the church building. Once operational, telephone poles along the alley will be removed.

Anticipated Completion:

Meeting being set up to get updates from AEP on this project and other related work in the area.

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