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Temporary Lane Restrictions - Portage Lakes Drive

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Coventry Township, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, would like to alert residents and motorists of temporary lane restrictions that will be in effect on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Portage Lakes Drive in Coventry Township. Motorists should anticipate possible delays near and at the Portage Lakes Drive Bridge over the East Reservoir Outlet. Temporary lane closures are necessary for sidewalk work and fence post repairs.

Traffic will be maintained during the lane restrictions. Traffic control devices and a flagger will be on site to direct traffic.  All work is subject to inclement weather conditions.

 

2014 Summer Roadwork Program

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Click below to find upcoming road projects in your area. 

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Ravenna Road Bridge over Tinker's Creek Closure

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Twinsburg Township, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, would like to alert residents and motorists of a one hundred and twenty (120) day closure of the Ravenna Road Bridge over Tinker’s Creek, approximately 200 feet north of the Old Mill Road and Ravenna Road intersection, located in Twinsburg Township. The Old Mill Road and Ravenna Road intersection will remain open. The closure will be in effect starting Thursday, June 5, 2014. Motorists should anticipate using detour routes.

This is a $1,843,241.90 bridge replacement project. The project received 80% funding from the Federal Highway Administration passed through the Ohio Department of Transportation. They will contribute $1,474,593.52 towards the bridge replacement. The remaining $368,648.38 will be paid for by the Summit County Engineer’s office. Guinto Schirak is the contractor.

The official detour will go from Old Mill to State Route 91 to State Route 82. Detour routes will be posted. All work is subject to inclement weather.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Harrington Road closure

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Akron, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources would like to alert residents and motorists of the closure of Harrington Road at the Tuscarawas River Diversion Dam. The closure will be in effect starting Monday, August 12, 2013 and will be an extended closure. The closure is scheduled until December 31, 2014; however, the road will be open to traffic during next year’s Bridgestone Invitational.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is administering the Tuscarawas River Diversion Dam project. Through a partnership with Summit County, the project also includes the rehabilitation of the County-owned Harrington Road Bridge.

The overall construction cost for the project is $3,932,324.00. The bridge rehabilitation portion of that cost is $417,016.00. Kenmore Construction was awarded the contract.

Motorists should anticipate using detour routes. The official detour will go from Warner Road to South Main Street to Swartz Road. Detour routes will be posted. All work is subject to inclement weather.

The MetroParks Serving Summit County Firestone Park area will be open throughout the project.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 08:37
 

PUBLIC NOTICE: Improvements to North Street Bridge Over Little Cuyahoga River

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The Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S.is proposing to replace the bridge which carries North Street over the Little Cuyahoga River in the City of Akron.  The surrounding land use is commercial and industrial.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 09:26 Read more...
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Oak Hill Road Closure

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Boston Township, Ohio– On June 18th, 2012 Boston Township officials requested the Summit County Engineer’s office to direct the closure of Oak Hill Road from the northern corporate line of Cuyahoga Falls to the Everett Road connector due to a failure of the embankment along Furnace Run. The failure extends to the edge of pavement onto the white edge line. The closure will begin on June 22, 2012 and will be permanently closed until the slide area can be reconstructed. Motorists should anticipate using detour routes.

Oak Hill Road is a township roadway.  Boston Township officials have recently asked Summit County Council to vacate the roadway.

Detour Routes will be posted and will go from Everett Road, to Riverview Road, to Ira Road.  

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 09:27
 

Emergency Portage Lakes Drive Closure

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Coventry Township, OH – The Summit County Engineer’s office will be closing a portion of Portage Lakes Drive between Peach Drive and Cormany Road due to a failure of the roadway on Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Due to persistent erosion exacerbated by the July 19th storm, there is a failed retaining wall, eroded berm, and failure of the eastbound pavement edge. 

Portage Lakes Drive will be closed beginning at 8am August 2nd.  The road will remain closed while workers are reconstructing the roadway. 

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 08:43 Read more...
 
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