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

We are striving to keep everyone informed on upcoming construction projects and schedules, how you can get into the church parking lots, and how you will access the building.

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.

Construction Start:  Week of February 19, 2018

Anticipated Completion:  Unknown

Current Activity:  Pending. The ramp between the West Lot and the alley will be closed during this work.  Some parts of the West Lot will be closed for trenching and equipment access.

Parking Access:  The West Lot can be accessed from Cleveland Avenue. North Lot unchanged.

Building Access:  From the North Lot, unchanged. From the West Lot, use the sidewalk at the center of the lot to come around the 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:  Demolition of pavement and removal off-site. Removal of retaining walls and excavation begins.  

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 and Gay Street via the alley except as noted above.

Building Access:  From the North Lot, unchanged. From the West Lot, use the sidewalk at the center of the lot to come around the 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.

Construction Start:  February 26, 2018            

Anticipated Completion:  October 22, 2018

Upcoming Activity: Gay Street will be closed from Cleveland Avenue to Washington Avenue. Cleveland Avenue will be northbound only starting early March. Ninth Street will temporarily be changed to 2-way traffic. Major construction will be on-going in 7 Phases with various completion dates. 

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. Coming from the north we recommend exiting 71 South at Broad Street.  From 670, take Cleveland Avenue to Long Street. East on Long Street to Washington Avenue south to Broad Street.

Building Access:  From the North Lot, unchanged. From the West Lot, use the sidewalk at the center of the lot to come around the construction fence to the West or Broad Street doors.

 

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.

Construction Start:  April 2, 2018                      

Anticipated Completion:  August 31, 2018

Activity and Access:  More information coming soon.

 

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