Central Ohio Greenways (COG): Alerts and Closures

Central Ohio Greenways Alerts and Closures is your reliable source for bike trail alerts and closures in the region. Keep yourself informed on the latest developments, closures, and detours to ensure a safe and pleasant biking or walking experience on the trails and greenways. Kindly report any unlisted trail disruptions to our Facebook or Instagram, as closures and restrictions across Central Ohio may change, and we aim to update our information as soon as possible.

Current Alerts and Closures:

Alum Creek Trail Section Closure (April 17th through September 30th, 2023)

The bridge on Alum Creek Trail which crosses the creek near Champions Golf Course and Sunbury Road, will be closed for repairs with no planned detour at this time. 

Olentangy Trail Section Closure (May through November 2023)

The Olentangy Trail adjacent to Ohio State University will be closed; this closure includes a detour around Ohio Stadium, Morrill Tower, and Lincoln Tower to rejoin the original trail near West 12th Avenue.

Scioto Trail Construction (August 2023 through Summer 2024)

Attention Scioto Trail users! Columbus Recreation and Parks is thrilled to announce the start of an essential pedestrian bridge project for the Scioto Trail near Souder Avenue.

Starting in August, 2023, the trail will undergo construction to build a new pedestrian bridge parallel to Souder Avenue. Additionally, the Department is building a new shared use path along Souder Avenue to Broad Street. Construction will be complete in Summer of 2024.

For everyone’s safety, the affected trail section will be temporarily closed during the construction period. Please adhere to the designated detour route provided on-site for a seamless journey to your favorite outdoor activities. We appreciate your cooperation.

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