Council hears US 23 corridor study
By Dillon Davis
As Delaware County continues to grow, the U.S. Route 23 corridor figures to take center stage in that development in the years to come. As such, interest in the corridor’s future has also grown, and during a work session Monday, Delaware City Council listened to the findings of a year-long study on the corridor, conducted by Columbus-based MKSK and initiated by One Delaware, formerly known as Delaware NOW.
Funding for the study came largely from Delaware County and the Delaware Finance Authority, which provided $50,000 and $25,000, respectively, to finance the project. The remainder of the funding was provided by private investors who have an interest in the corridor.
“The study provides a comprehensive look at the U.S. 23 corridor, both as a major transportation facility, critical to the movement of goods and services throughout Delaware County, and as a major factor in development,” City Manager Tom Homan told council ahead of the work session...click here to read more.