Current & Upcoming Construction Projects

Submitted by City of Wooster on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 8:14am

Stay up to date on current & upcoming construction projects happening in Wooster! 

WAY-Wooster Loop Phase 1

This project involves the construction of a 10' wide, multi-use path along Burbank Road (Highland Avenue to the old Layton School property), across the old Layton School property to Beall Avenue, and along Beall Avenue from Cleveland to Bloomington. The majority (95%) of the project construction cost is being funded with ODOT TAP funds. The construction contract has been awarded to Lockhart Concrete Company, Inc. Construction has been completed along Burbank Road and between Burbank Road and Beall Avenue.  The remainder of the path construction (on Beall Avenue) and final restoration along the entire corridor will be completed in May.

Brookside Drive and Oakley Road Improvements

This project involves the replacement of waterlines on Oakley Road and Brookside Drive and pavement resurfacing of the asphalt portions of Oakley Road and Brookside Drive. The construction contract has been awarded to Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC. The waterlines and sewers have been replaced and the remaining work consists of paving, which is in progress and should be completed by the end of May. This project is being partially funded with an OPWC grant.

W. Liberty Street Sanitary Sewer Extension

This project involves the extension of sanitary sewer to serve the area in the vicinity of Oak Hill Road and W. Liberty Street, where properties are currently served by septic systems. Construction work is scheduled to take place this summer and will be done by Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC.

WAY-VAR Wooster Streets FY19 Resurfacing

This project involves the pavement resurfacing of N. Bever Street (Bowman to Cleveland), E. Wayne Avenue (Bever to Beall), Beall Avenue (Bloomington to Cleveland), and Cleveland Road (Highland to the Dix Expressway). The construction contract has been awarded to Melway Paving and work is currently in progress.  The paving has been completed and the incidental work (pavement markings and utility adjustments) should be completed by the end of May. 

2019 Wooster Street Resurfacing

This project involves the pavement resurfacing of W. Wayne Avenue, Vanover Street, N. Columbus Avenue, Cedar Lane, Lemar Drive, Locust Court, S. Walnut Street, and portions of N. Walnut Street, W. South Street, W. Henry Street, Spink Street, High Street, Nold Avenue, and Brentwood Drive.  The construction contract has been awarded to Melway Paving.  Work is currently in progress on Spink Street, High Street, and Nold Avenue.

Lemar Drive Storm Sewer Replacement

This project involves the replacement of storm sewers on Lemar Drive.  The construction contract has been awarded to Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC and construction work is scheduled to take place in June.

OARDC Water Tank Painting

This project involves sandblasting and painting the blue multi-legged water tower located on the OARDC property.  The construction contract has been awarded to Utility Service Co. Work is in progress and should be completed by the middle of July.

Water Treatment Plant Clearwell Painting

This project involves painting the two clearwells (water tanks) at the water treatment plant.  The construction contract has been awarded to George Kountoupes Painting Co. Work is underway and should be completed by the end of summer. 

Woodcrest Drive Waterline Replacement and Concrete Pavement Repairs

This project involves the replacement of the waterlines and concrete pavement repairs on Woodcrest Drive.  The construction contract has been awarded to Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC.  Construction has started and should be finished by the end of June.

Palmer Street Mile 0.99 Culvert Replacement

This project consists of replacement of a culvert on Palmer Street, between E. University Street and E. Wayne Avenue.  The construction contract has been awarded to Boss Union Contracting, Inc. and construction is scheduled to take place between the middle of June and the middle of August.  During construction, this block of Palmer Street will be closed to all traffic.

2019 Sanitary Sewer Lining

This project involves cured-in-place pipe lining (a trenchless method of rehabilitating old sewers) of approximately 4,371 feet of 8" sanitary sewer pipes and 1,568 feet of 12" sanitary sewer pipes at multiple locations around the City.  The construction contract has been awarded to United Survey, Inc. and work is scheduled to take place this summer.

WAY-302-2.18 (W. Liberty Street Bridge Replacement)

This ODOT-administered project involves the replacement of the bridge on W. Liberty Street, between Vanover Street and North Street. The contract has been awarded to V.O. Menuez & Son, Inc.  The work is underway and is scheduled to be completed by July 31st. Questions pertaining to this project should be directed to ODOT District 3 at 419-207-7182 or D03.PIO@dot.ohio.gov

WAY-83-0.00 (State Route 83 Resurfacing)

This ODOT-administered project involves the resurfacing of State Route 83, from the Holmes County line to just inside of Wooster's corporation limits on Madison Hill.  The contract has been awarded to Kokosing Construction Company and work is in progress.  Questions pertaining to this project should be directed to ODOT District 3 at 419-207-7182 or D03.PIO@dot.ohio.gov.  

WAY-CR 6-1.21 (Friendsville and Smithville-Western Roundabout)

This Wayne County project involves the construction of a roundabout at the Friendsville Road and Smithville-Western Road intersection.  Construction is scheduled to begin on July 8th and be completed by the end of the year.  Questions pertaining to this project should be directed to the Wayne County Engineer's office at 330-287-5500.     

Dominion Energy Quinby Avenue & Pine Street Area Pipeline Replacement

This Dominion Energy project involves replacement of natural gas mains and services in the area generally bordered by N. Grant Street, N. Bever Street, Park Avenue, and Henrietta Street.  The work is being done by 1127 Construction, Inc.  Construction and final restoration should be completed by the end of May.  Questions pertaining to this project should be directed to Dominion Energy Ohio's Pipeline Replacement Program Hotline at 1-800-544-5768.