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! 

Downtown Traffic Signal Replacements

This project involves replacing the traffic signals at the following intersections: Bever/Henry, Bever/South, Market/Henry, and Market/South.  The construction work will be done by Perram Electric, Inc. starting around the middle of July.

Melrose Drive Reconstruction

As part of this project, the unimproved section of Melrose Drive (between E. Milltown Road and E. Smithville-Western Road) will be reconstructed including new pavement, curb and gutters, storm sewers, sidewalks on the east side, and a multi-use path on the west side.  The roadway reconstruction is being done by Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC.  The detour for thru traffic is E. Milltown Road, Cleveland Road, and E. Smithville-Western Road.  

WAY-VAR Wooster Streets FY22

Beall Avenue (E. Liberty to Bloomington), Cleveland Road (Burbank to School), and S. Columbus Avenue will be resurfaced as part of this project.  The work will be done by Melway Paving this spring/summer.  Approximately half of the project will be funded by ODOT Large Cities funds.  Work is currently taking place on Cleveland Road.  The work on Beall Avenue is scheduled to start after the 4th of July.

W. Milltown Road Right Turn Lanes

This project will construct right turn lanes in both directions on W. Milltown Road, at the Buehler's entrance and Shopping Center Way.  Construction will be done by Grassbaugh, LLC between the middle of July and the end of August.

Oak Hill and Oldman Roads Sanitary Sewer

This project includes the installation of gravity sanitary sewer, force main, and two sanitary sewer lift stations to provide sanitary sewer service to future development in the Oldman Road and Oak Hill Road vicinity.  Construction will be done by Wenger Excavating, Inc.

Belmont Crossings Development

This privately-funded project will extend water and sanitary sewer facilities along Burbank Road and W. Smithville-Western Road to the new Meijer and Menards site at the northeast corner of Burbank Road and W. Smithville-Western Road.  Additionally, a new roundabout will be constructed on Burbank Road north of W. Smithville-Western Road and improvements will be made to Burbank Road and W. Smithville-Western Road along the property.  Burbank Road (SR83) is tentatively scheduled to be closed north of Smithville-Western Road starting on July 18th for approximately 70 calendar days for construction of the roundabout.

ODOT SR 3/83 Dix Expressway Reconstruction

This ODOT sponsored project includes the reconstruction of the Dix Expressway.  Construction is being done by Kokosing Construction Company.  Updates on ramp closures and lane restrictions can be found on the ODOT OHGO website.  Questions can be directed to the ODOT District 3 office at 419-281-0513.