Thea (Walsh) Ewing


Columbus Crossroads Phase 4 INFRA Application

    SUBMITTED MARCH 19, 2021

    Updated Regional Support and Endorsement 
    Support and momentum for this project continues to build. These additional endorsements (indicated by an asterisk), as well as the original letters of support, are included below for review and consideration.

    Letters of Support

    Letters of Support

    Federal, State & Local Elected Officials

    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

    United States Senate – Ohio Delegation

    United States House of Representatives – Central Ohio Delegation

    State Senator Jay Hottinger

    State Senator Stephanie Kunze

    State Senator Tina Maharath

    State Representative Kristin Boggs

    State Representative Erica Crawley

    State Representative Brian Stewart

    Franklin County Engineer Cornell R. Robertson

    Franklin County Recorder Daniel J. O’Connor, Jr.

    Columbus City Council


    State & Local Governments



    Ohio Department of Public Safety

    Franklin County

    Ohio Department of Administrative Services

    City of Delaware

    City of Dublin

    City of Grove City

    City of New Albany

    Village of Johnstown


    Agencies & Coalitions

    Affordable Housing Trust for Columbus and Franklin County

    Central Ohio Transit Authority

    Columbus Chamber of Commerce

    Columbus Downtown Development Corporation

    Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority

    Columbus Next Generation Corporation

    Columbus Partnership & One Columbus

    Columbus Region Coalition

    Columbus Regional Airport Authority

    Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority

    Experience Columbus

    Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority

    Franklin County Transportation Improvement District

    Human Service Chamber of Franklin County

    Rev1 Ventures

    Transit Columbus

    Union County-Marysville Economic Development Partnership

    Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio


    Corporate & Private Businesses

    Advanced Engineering Consultants


    American Electric Power

    Burgess & Niple, Inc.

    Columbus Crew Soccer Club

    Crawford & Associates Services

    Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.

    CT Consultants, Inc.


    DHDC Engineering Consulting Services, Inc.

    Dynotec, Inc.

    Easton Town Center

    Edwards Companies


    Flaherty & Collins Properties

    George J. Igel & Co., Inc.

    Gresham Smith

    Hardlines Design Company

    Installed Building Products



    Moody Nolan


    Nationwide Realty Investors

    OHM Advisors

    Osborn Engineering

    Planning Next


    Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

    Resource International, Inc.

    Ribway Engineering Group, Inc.


    State Auto Insurance Companies

    T&M Associates

    The Kokosing Group of Companies

    Thrive Companies

    VanTrust Real Estate, LLC

    Warhol & WALL ST.

    Worthington Industries

    Hospitals & Non-profit Agencies

    AAA Ohio Auto Club

    Affordable Housing Alliance of Central Ohio

    Age Friendly Communities

    All THAT – Teens Hopeful About Tomorrow

    Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

    Central Community House

    Central Ohio Hospital Council

    Columbus Foundation

    Columbus Metropolitan Library

    Community Development for All People

    Community Housing Network

    Community Shelter Board

    Economic & Community Development Institute (ECDI)

    Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    Future Ready Columbus

    Goodwill Columbus

    Greater Columbus Arts Council


    Huckleberry House

    Jewish Family Services

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Columbus

    Mt. Carmel Health Systems

    National Alliance on Mental Illness

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital

    Netcare Access


    Southeast Healthcare Services

    Star House

    Stonewall Columbus

    United Way of Central Ohio

    YWCA Columbus


    Educational Institutions

    Columbus City Schools

    Columbus College of Art & Design

    Columbus State Community College

    The Ohio State University


    Professional Organizations & Trade Associations

    American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Ohio

    Building Industry Association of Central Ohio

    Columbus Building Trades Council

    Sheet Metal Workers Local #24

    Urban Land Institute Columbus District Council


    Business Associations & Neighborhood Organizations

    Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District and Discovery Special Improvement District

    Franklinton Board of Trade

    Parsons Area Merchants Association

    Parsons Avenue Redevelopment Corporation

    Somali Community Association of Ohio


    Other Stakeholders

    Bob Leighty

    Additional Materials


    Editorial & Media Information

    • Editorial, “Federal funds would help transform I-
      70/71 split,” The Columbus Dispatch, May 8, 2019.
    • Alexis Moberger, “Gas tax hike helps I-70 and I-71
      revamp project move forward,” ABC6, April
      15th, 2019.
    • Chris Galford, “Ohio transportation budget
      includes three endangered central state
      projects,” Transportation Today, April 25, 2019.
    • “Massive Columbus Crossroads project continues
      next week,” Qfm96, 96.3 WLVQ – Radio.
    • “DeWine Says Gas Tax Hike Funding Latest Round
      of Columbus,” Ohio Public Radio, April 16, 2019.
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