Summer 2022 Road Construction Updates

For a list of other current or upcoming construction projects in the City of Wooster, please visit https://www.woosteroh.com/news/current-upcoming-construction-projects

City of Wooster Projects

W. Milltown Road Right Turn Lanes Project

  • Beginning on Monday, July 18th, W. Milltown Road (west of Burbank Road, at the Buehler's and Shopping Center Way intersection) will be closed for roadway improvements.  The road will be closed for approximately 30 days and detour signs will be posted. 
  • Customers can access Buehler’s from the rear entrance from W. Milltown Road or the shared drive from Burbank Road. Only the entrance across from Bob Evans will be closed during construction. Commerce Parkway to the west and the W. Milltown Road entrances to Lowe’s will not be affected.
  • Please click on the following link for a map of the construction area and a suggested detour route: https://info.woosteroh.com/static/public/engineering/constuction_maps/G…

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: https://info.woosteroh.com/static/public/engineering/constuction_maps/G…

 

Private Development

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

  • Burbank Road (SR83), north of Smithville-Western Road, will be closed beginning on Monday, July 18th, for roadway improvements.  The road will be closed for approximately 70 days and detour signs will be posted for using SR604 and SR3. 
  • The construction is in preparation for the Meijer and Menard’s stores and is a private project. 
  • Please click on the following link for a map of the construction location: https://info.woosteroh.com/static/public/engineering/constuction_maps/G…
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.
  • Additional details and updates will be shared by ODOT at this website: https://www.transportation.ohio.gov/about-us/traffic-advisories/distric…