Solid planning leads to successful execution.  The City’s completed Comprehensive Plan laid out the vision and foundation for the Keep Powell Moving Initiative.  We are taking several immediate and future steps to improve traffic circulation, add parking, increase walkability and bicycling in our City.
Here’s a quick listing of completed Traffic, Bike Path & Road Circulation improvements:
  • 4-Corner Left Turn restrictions
  • State Rt. 750 widening and new shared-use path
  • Sawmill Parkway & State Rt. 750
  • Rutherford Road Surface and Bike Path Connections
  • 2.7 miles of Bike Path connections completed in 2017
  • Village Club Traffic Light Install
  • Galloway Drive Traffic Light Install
  • Grace Drive & Olentangy Traffic Light Install
  • Bunker Lane Traffic Light Install
  • Deceleration Lane added to Sawmill Parkway & Woods of Big Bear Farms
  • Murphy Parkway extension
  • Queue cutter at the downtown rail crossing to assist with traffic flow and commuter safety
  • Liberty & Rutherford Road shared-used bike path connections
Future improvements in planning stages:
  • Liberty & Seldom Seen
  • Liberty & Grace Drive Traffic Light Install
  • Keep Powell Moving Downtown Street Connectivity
  • Local & Regional sign enhancements to direct traffic
  • Murphy Pedestrian Railroad Crossing
  • Continue pursuit of available Grants to fund specific efforts
  • Continue to Pre-plan and reserve funds for future large scale road improvements
  • Continue coordination and planning with regional partners (Liberty Twp, ODOT, Delaware County)