Road Construction

Due to state and city road construction around Nationwide Children’s Hospital, please plan additional travel time. Below is a summary of current and upcoming construction. Check back for updates as these projects progress.

Columbus Crossroads I-70/71 Project

  • Parsons Avenue Bridge Closure – Delayed until Spring 2020
    • Parsons Avenue Bridge over I-70 east will be closed for 60 days. 
    • Detour will be either Grant Avenue or South 18th Street. 
    • Access to the hospital Emergency Department, Orthopedic Center and the Wexner Research Institute will be from Livingston Avenue.
  • Mooberry Street Road Construction – Begins September
    • Mooberry Street roadwork has begun and will continue for several months.
    • Mooberry Street will be closed between Parsons Avenue and 18th Street until late December.
    • Patients can access the hospital via Children’s Drive or 18th Street from I-70 east.
  • Parsons Avenue Exit Replace 18th Street Exit 
    • Starting Friday, December 20, a new exit at Parsons Avenue will open for those traveling on I-70 eastbound from the west or south. 
    • The 18th Street exit will close permanently as soon as the Parsons Avenue exit opens. 
  • 3rd Street Entrance Ramp to I-70 East – Begins Mid to Late October
    • 3rd Street entrance ramp to I-70 east will close permanently. 
  • Additional details can be found on the Ohio Department of Transportation website: Columbus Crossroads I-70/71 Project.

Livingston Avenue Road Improvement

Getting Here

From the NORTH
  • Take I-71 South to Main St. exit
  • Turn right onto Main Street off the exit
  • Turn right onto Parsons Ave.
From the SOUTH
  • Take I-71 North to I-70 East
  • Take I-70 East to Parsons Avenue exit
  • Turn right onto Parsons Avenue
From the EAST
  • Take I-70 West to the Miller-Kelton Ave. exit
  • Proceed West on Cole St. to Ohio Ave.
  • Turn left onto Ohio Ave.
  • Turn right onto Mooberry St.
  • Turn left onto 18th St.
  • Turn right onto Children’s Dr.
From the WEST
  • Take I-70 East to Parsons Avenue exit
  • Turn right onto Parsons Avenue