Current & Upcoming Construction Projects

Submitted by City of Wooster on Tue, 02/14/2023 - 1:49pm

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

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.  Construction is in progress and is scheduled for completion in the fall.

Oak Hill Road & Oldman Road Roundabout

This project will construct a roundabout at the Oak Hill Road and Oldman Road intersection.  Construction will be done by Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC this summer and fall.  

WAY-VAR Wooster Streets FY23

This project includes the paving of W. Larwill Street, E. Henry Street and E. South Street (both from S. Market to S. Bever), and portions of N. Geyers Chapel Road, Back Orrville Road, and Smithville-Western Road.  The project is funded in part with ODOT Large Cities funds.  Melway Paving has started work; completion is scheduled for around the 4th of July.

2023 Wooster Streets Resurfacing

This project includes the paving of Winter Street (between Beall and Gasche), E. South Street, E. Henry Street (west of Minerva), S. Buckeye Street (south of South), Rebecca Street (west of Palmer), and Theodore Street.  Melway Paving has started work; completion is scheduled for around the 4th of July.

2023 Wooster Concrete Pavement Replacements

This project includes concrete pavement replacements on Arthur Drive, Reta Circle, Ruth Circle, and E. Wayne Avenue (between Quinby and Bever).  Construction is being done by TR Snyder Construction, Inc. and is currently in progress.

Sherwood Hills Allotment Waterline & Storm Sewer Replacement

This project includes waterline and storm sewer replacements on Robinhood Drive, Friar Tuck Circle, and Little John Lane.  Construction will be done by Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC and is scheduled to begin after Memorial Day.

Giffen Drive Waterline Replacement

This project involves the replacement of waterlines from the Madison Hill water tank to and along Giffen Drive.  Construction is being done by Palmer & Son Excavating, Ltd and should be completed around Memorial Day.  

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.  

Dominion Energy E. University Street and Lincoln Street Replacement

This Dominion-sponsored project involves replacing the gas lines on E. University Street (Spink Street to McKinley Street), Lincoln Street (north of Bowman Street), and E. Bowman Street (Gasche Street to Lincoln Street).