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Media Advisory: Two Upcoming Bridge Closures in the City of Green

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Green, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, would like to alert residents and motorists of a five-day closure of two bridges located in the City of Green. The Mount Pleasant Road Bridge over Nimisila Creek (near Camp Y Noah) and the South Main Street Bridge over Nimisila Creek (just north of Center Road) will be closed starting Monday, November 3, 2014. Motorists should anticipate using detour routes. The closures are necessary for a bridge waterproofing project.

Detour routes for each bridge closure listed below. Detour routes do not overlap.

Mount Pleasant Road Bridge over Nimisila Creek: The detour will be Mount Pleasant Road to Christman Road to Killinger Road to South Arlington Road.

South Main Street Bridge over Nimisila Creek: The detour route will be South Main Street to Comet Road to State Route 93 to Yager Road.

Detour routes will be posted. All work is subject to inclement weather.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014 09:30
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Riverview Road closure

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Village of Peninsula, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, would like to alert residents and motorists of a five day closure of Riverview Road, between State Route 303 and Stine Road, located in the Village of Peninsula. The road will be closed starting Monday, November 3, 2014. Motorists should anticipate using detour routes. The closure is necessary to repair a washout and replace guardrail on the bridge.

The official detour will go from State Route 303 to Black Road to Boston Mills Road. Detour routes will be posted. All work is subject to inclement weather.

 

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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UPDATE: 9/29/14

The remaining project schedule is as follows:

 

9/30 – Set arches

10/3 – Begin approach roadway embankment work

10/23 – Pour deck

10/27 – Approach roadway paving and guardrail

11/6 – Open road

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.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014 12:54
 

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
 
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