Road Construction Updates

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City of Wooster Projects

Melrose Drive Reconstruction Project

  • The roadway reconstruction of Melrose Drive, from the end of the curb and gutter (north of E. Milltown Road) to E. Smithville-Western Road, is underway.  The northern end is scheduled to be reconstructed this year, with the southern end scheduled for next year.
  • Melrose Drive will be closed to thru traffic during construction.  Thru traffic should use the posted detour of E. Milltown Road, Cleveland Road, and E. Smithville-Western Road.  Local access will be maintained, but delays should be anticipated.  
  • Please click on the following link for a map of the construction area and a suggested detour route:…


Private Development

SR83 (Burbank Road) Construction for Meijer and Menard's

  • SR83 reopened on September 23, 2022.
ODOT Projects

State Route 83 (Dix Expressway) Major Rehab Project:

  • SR 83, from just south of U.S. 30 to Milltown Road, will have daily lane closures for the removal and replacement of all existing full-depth pavement, shoulder widening, ramp improvements, and the roadway curvature on SR 83 northbound, south of SR 3 interchange, will be modified to improve sight distance.