Columbus Sewer Tunnel to Help Future Redevelopment
By OLIVIA MINNIER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 9, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Residents in northwest Columbus might see relief for their sewer overflow issues starting in 2025 with the creation of a new sewer tunnel.
Columbus officials said they are working on finalizing plans for the Lower Olentangy Tunnel that will be operational by 2025.
The city plans to begin construction in 2021 of the $250 million Lower Olentangy Tunnel, a sanitary trunk sewer that is expected to improve the sewage situation. The project reportedly will start near Maynard Avenue in Clintonville and travel under state Route 315 and into downtown Columbus. It is projected to help prevent sewer overflows during heavy rains...click here to read more.