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Editorial: Progress on overpass sign of solution to traffic woes


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Columbus motorists and city leaders have understood for months the impact on vehicle traffic that results from trains running through the city. Thankfully, a sense of urgency seems to be shared by city, railroad and state transportation officials in addressing traffic congestion.

Consideration of an overpass appears to be on a fast track to address continued traffic backups caused by trains crossing the busy intersection of state roads 46 and 11.

That’s a great first step toward a long-term solution and presents an opportunity to also discuss short-term solutions and other traffic issues related to the west side of the city.

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