Ohio State Route 710

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State Route 710 marker

State Route 710
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 4.06 mi[3] (6.53 km)
Existed: 1969[1][2] – present
Major junctions
West end: SR 161 in Columbus
East end: I‑270 in Columbus
Location
Counties: Franklin
Highway system
SR 709 SR 711

State Route 710 (SR 710) is a 4.06-mile-long (6.53 km) state highway in the central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. Existing entirely within the northern portion of the city of Columbus, SR 710 begins at an intersection with SR 161, less than one-quarter mile (0.40 km) west of exit 117 off of Interstate 71 (I-71). The highway ends at a seven-ramp partial cloverleaf interchange with I-270 at its exit 27.

SR 710 was established in 1969. Although signed as an east–west route, the overall path of this route is that of an irregularly-shaped inverted "U", with its westernmost and easternmost portions following north–south roadways.

Route description[edit]

Traffic volume on State Route 710
County Log Point Volume
0.114 19,270
0.92 8,050
1.37 15,590
3.4 23,240
3.557 47,300

The entire length of SR 710 lies within the northern portion of Franklin County, and entirely within the city limits of Columbus. SR 710 starts at SR 161. The first part of SR 710 is located in Busch Boulevard, a north–south road.[3][5] SR 710's western terminus is located in Busch, a business area.[6] Later, Busch Boulevard ends and SR 710 turns east to Schrock Road[3][5] and later makes a turn south to Cleveland Avenue, an another north–south road.[3][5] Here, SR 710 makes up the border of Northgate, a residential area.[7] The route ends at a seven-ramp partial cloverleaf interchange with I-270 that features loop ramps in all but the northwestern quadrant.[3][5] SR 710 is not included as a part of the National Highway System (NHS), a network of highways identified as being most important for the economy, mobility and defense of the nation.[8]

History[edit]

Along SR 710 near the intersection with SR 161

The SR 710 designation was applied in 1969. Since its inception, it has utilized the same alignment between SR 161 and I-270 in the northern portion of Columbus.[1][2][5] Currently, safety, capacity, and aesthetic improvements are being designed for Cleveland Avenue and Schrock Road.[9][10]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Columbus, Franklin County.

Mile[3] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 SR 161 (East Dublin–Granville Road)
3.59–
4.06
5.78–
6.53
I‑270 (Jack Nicklaus Freeway) Exit 27 on I-270
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ohio Department of Highways (1967) (MrSID). Official Ohio Highway Map (Map). Cartography by ODOH. http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/TransSysDev/Innovation/prod_services/Documents/StateMaps/otm1967a.sid. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  2. ^ a b Ohio Department of Highways (1969) (MrSID). Official Ohio Highway Map (Map). Cartography by ODOH. http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/TransSysDev/Innovation/prod_services/Documents/StateMaps/otm1969a.sid. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Ohio Department of Transportation. "Technical Services Straight Line Diagrams: SR 710, Franklin County". Retrieved June 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ Staff. "Transportation Information Mapping System". Ohio Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
  5. ^ a b c d e Ohio Department of Transportation (July 2011) (JPEG). City Inset Maps - Columbus (Map). http://www.dot.state.oh.us/maps/Cities11/Columbus.jpg.
  6. ^ Google Inc. "Busch, Columbus, Ohio". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=busch,+ohio&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x8838f4ac5667c05f:0xfa5387eb20eabd34,Busch,+Columbus,+OH&gl=us&ei=Oy21Ue78Do_L0gGdx4HwCA&ved=0CIoBELYD. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  7. ^ Google Inc. "Northgate, Columbus, Ohio". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Northgate,+Columbus,+Ohio&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x8838f4cdbb6e843d:0xfa0187cb5d0c68ae,Northgate,+Columbus,+OH&gl=us&ei=kS-1UbHDDIrK0wH1r4G4Dw&ved=0CIUBELYD. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  8. ^ Federal Highway Administration (December 2003) (PDF). National Highway System: Ohio (Map). http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/nhs/maps/oh/oh_Ohio.pdf. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
  9. ^ City of Westerville. "Cleveland Ave/Schrock Rd Improvements". Retrieved June 10, 2013. 
  10. ^ City of Westerville. "Gateway Improvements". Retrieved June 10, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing