Worthington Hills neighbors oppose proposed Sheetz gas station

Dean Narciso
dnarciso@dispatch.com
The Olentangy Valley Centre has been transformed with new storefronts and a 109-unit assisted living center (right). Its anchor, Hills Market, is a mainstay for Worthington Hills residents. But a developer wants a Sheetz gas station (empty lot at left) that locals oppose because they say it could threaten an aquifer and bring more traffic to already congested state Route 315.

The Olentangy Valley Centre is about to complete its transformation, with a new owner, new storefronts and, now, a looming controversy.

The north Columbus shopping center, which north of Worthington in Sharon Township and south of Powell and Delaware County, had a small office building that has been razed. And developer Continental Real Estate wants to replace it with a Sheetz gas station.

That plan, which is appropriately zoned, has prompted anger from residents in Worthington Hills and the small nearby community of Mount Air.

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