February 27, 2018
The Top Eight most in demand trail projects 2018

Alum Creek Trail, Big Run Trail, Big Walnut Trail, Blacklick Creek Trail, Camp Chase Trail, Darby Creek Trail, Downtown Connector, Hayden Run Trail, Hellbranch Trail, Heritage Trail, Ohio-to-Erie Trail, Olentangy Trail, Rocky Fork Trail, Scioto Trail, T.J. Evans Trail

-THE TOP EIGHT-

MOST IN-DEMAND TRAIL PROJECTS 2018

Based on public feedback and demand

  1.  Camp Chase On-Street Improvements at Valleyview Avenue and Eureka Avenue

Action
Better wayfinding signage
Wider paved berms for bike and pedestrian use
When
Design – Spring 2018
Construction – Fall 2018

2.  Blacklick Trail at Portman Park  |  “The muddy Gap”

Action
Pave the final 850’ path section, including a railroad underpass @ Hines Road
When
Construction starts March 2018

3.  Olentangy Trail at Henderson Road  |  “The Dangerous Hairpin Turn”

Actions
Widen the ramp curve, soften the ramp grade to ADA accessibility
When
Start Construction Sept 2018

4.  Slippery Wooden Boardwalks

Actions
Alum Creek Trail bridges and boardwalks coated with non-skid surfacing in Fall 2017. Sullivant Trace boardwalk expected to be coated in Spring 2018

5.  Alum Creek Trail at Easton Soccer Complex

Actions
Repaving, Widening, Drainage Improvements
When
Construction start June 2018

6.  Mudsock Trail—Franks Park | “The flooding problem near the middle section”

Action
Raise the path grade and improve the drainage.
When
Summer 2018

7.  Griggs Park – Walking and Biking Safety Improvements

Action
Provide pavement marking, separated path sections where possible, safety improvements
When
Fall 2018

8.  Mudsock Trail – Roberts Road Connection  |  “The Missing Link”

Action
Build an 800’ trail to finish a gap for the neighborhoods along Roberts Road
When
Fall 2018