Construction Projects

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Phosphorous Compliance Limits Improvements

This project involves plant multiple plant improvements required by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in order to achieve compliance with newly implemented phosphorus discharge limits.  Construction is scheduled for Fall 2019.

US-250/I-71 Water and Sewer Extension

This project involves the extension of water and sanitary sewer service along US-250 on the east side of Interstate-71.  The intent of the project is to service existing development and to promote future development.  The project is currently in the design phase and is scheduled for construction in Fall 2019.

East 11th Street Culvert Replacement

This project involves the replacement of an existing culvert west of Jacobson Avenue.  Construction is scheduled for Fall 2018.

Grove Avenue Culvert Replacement

This project involves the replacement of an existing culvert along Grove Avenue north of East 9th Street.  Construction is scheduled for late Summer 2018.

Sunset Drive Storm Sewer Replacement

This project involves the replacement and relocation of storm sewers in the Sunset Drive area.  Construction is scheduled for Fall 2019.

Claremont Avenue Street Rehabilitation (Baney to Smith) Project

This project involves the installation of new concrete curb and gutter, underdrains, additional catch basins, sidewalks, and pavement rehabilitation on Claremont Avenue from Baney Road to Smith Road.  The estimated cost of the project is $3 million.  The City applied for and received $2 million through the Ohio Department of Transportation Small City Grant Program.  

2019 Ohio Department of Transportation Urban Paving Program - Center Street (SR-60), Cottage Street (SR-60, and East Main Street (SR-96)

The Ohio Department of Transportation has scheduled pavement rehabilitation for Center Street (SR-60), Cottage Street (SR-60), and East Main Street (SR-96) for 2019.  The City's share of the project cost was $700,000.  Construction will start on August 12.

 2020 Ohio Department of Transportation Urban Paving Program - US-250 Bypass

The Ohio Department of Transportation has scheduled pavement rehabilitation for the US-250 Bypass for 2020.  The City's estimated share of the project costs is $200,000.

Wells Road Extension Project

This project involves the extension of Wells Road from Ford Drive to US-250 within the City of Ashland Business Park.  The City applied for and received an ODOT Jobs and Commerce Grant, ODOT Transportation Improvement District Grant, and Jobs Ohio 629 Roadway Development Grant to assist with funding the project.  The estimated cost of the project is $1 million.  The Project is currently being designed with construction anticipated for Fall 2019.

Main Street Signals Upgrade Project

 This project involves the replacement of the existing traffic signal at the Claremont Ave/Main St. intersection and the installation of signal preemption at the Main/Center, Main/Union, Main/Cleveland, and Main/Miller intersections.  Signal preemption allows emergency vehicles to halt conflicting traffic and allow the emergency vehicle the right of way through the intersection, which helps to reduce response times and enhance traffic safety.  The City applied for and received and Ohio Public Works Commission Grant to assist with funding the project.  The estimated cost of the project is $350,000.  The project is currently being designed with construction anticipated for Spring 2020.

Claremont Avenue Bridge Replacement

This project involves the replacement of the existing bridge over Center Run Creek on Claremont Avenue.  The City applied for and received an Ohio Public Works Commission Grant to assist with funding the Project.  The estimated cost of the project is $1 million.  Construction is anticipated to begin in Fall 2020.

Center Run Trail Park

This project involves the acquisition and demolition of several properties along Center Run Creek for the purpose of restoring the creek riparian corridor and to remove structures from the FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area.  The City applied for and received an Ohio Public Works Commission Clean Ohio Grant to assist with funding the project.  The properties to be acquired are currently being appraised with prospective purchases taking place in Spring 2019.  The City reached out to existing property owners prior to applying for the grant to determine whether or not there was interest in the sale of the targeted properties.  The target area was determined based on those survey results.

2019 Street Resurfacing Project

This project includes the pavement planing and resurfacing of the following streets: Ashwood Court; Claremont Avenue (Various Areas); Cleveland Avenue (Sherman to US-250 Bypass); East 10th Street (Non-Brick Portion); Jennings Avenue; N. Countryside Drive (Upland to Woodhill); Pleasant Street (Sandusky to Cottage); Red Oak Drive (Cul-de-sac to Ashwood Court); Upland Drive; East Washington (Center to East Main); Woodhill Drive (North, South, East, and West).  Construction is anticipated to begin in late August.

Last Updated 8/5/19