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Temporary Lane Restrictions - Vanderhoof Road Bridge

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New Franklin, 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 Monday, July 21st and Tuesday, July 22nd between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the City of New Franklin.  Motorists should anticipate possible delays near and at the Vanderhoof Road Bridge over the Tuscarawas River.  Temporary lane closures are necessary for pavement drilling and soil testing to be performed by Jones-Stuckey Ltd., Inc. subcontractor Professional Service Industries, Inc. The work is being done in preparation for a complete bridge replacement project, scheduled to take place in the summer of 2017.

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.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Swartz Road Closure

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Coventry Township, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, would like to alert residents and motorists of a two day closure of Swartz Road, between Hackers Bar & Grill driveway entrance (600 Swartz Road) and Stahl Road, located in Coventry Township and the City of Akron. The road will be closed Thursday, July 17th, and Friday, July 18th. Motorists should anticipate using detour routes. The closure is necessary for road resurfacing work.

The official detour will go from S. Main Street to Warner Road to Arlington. Detour routes will be posted. All work is subject to inclement weather.

 

Quick Road Closure

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Boston Township, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, would like to alert residents and motorists of a six week closure of Quick Road, from Akron-Peninsula Road to the southern entrance of the Pine Hollow parking area, located in Boston Township. Motorists will still have access to the southern entrance of the Pine Hollow parking lot heading northwest from Akron-Cleveland Road. The closure will begin Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Motorists should anticipate using detour routes. The closure is necessary for extensive road and curb improvement work.

The official detour will go from Akron-Peninsula Road to Truxell Road to Akron-Cleveland Road. Detour routes will be posted. All work is subject to inclement weather.

This work is part of the $1,691,479.92 Quick Road Improvement Project. The work will consist of road base repairs, resurfacing, ditching, catch basin reconstruction, shoulder reconstruction, pavement markings, and guardrail upgrades. This project is partially funded by a federal Public Lands Highway Discretionary Fund grant award. Karvo Paving Company is the contractor. 

 

Riverview Road Closure

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Boston Township, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, would like to alert residents and motorists of a three week closure of Riverview Road, between Boston Mills Road and Cuyahoga County Line, located in Boston Township. The road will be closed starting Monday, July 14, 2014. Motorists should anticipate using detour routes. The closure is necessary for bridge repair work.

The official detour will go from Vaughn Road (Vaughn Road becomes Highland Road in Summit County) to Olde Eight to Boston Mills Road. Detour routes will be posted. All work is subject to inclement weather.

Read more at http://www.nps.gov/cuva/parknews/cvnp-summer-construction-and-closures.htm

Last Updated on Friday, 11 July 2014 12:59
 

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
 
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