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 Streetscape Phase 2

This project includes improvements to the southeast portion of the downtown quad and the south side of the first half-block of E. Liberty Street.  The work will include the installation of brick pavers, landscaping, electrical work, and furnishings.  Construction is in progress and is being done by Simonson Construction Services, Inc.

W. Highland Avenue Reconstruction

This project will improve the portion of W. Highland Avenue between Oak Hill Road to just west of Christmas Run Blvd by reconstructing the pavement, constructing curbs and gutters, installation of sidewalks, and extension or replacement of waterlines and sewers.  The construction contract has been awarded to Liberta Construction.  Construction is in progress and will be completed this fall.  This project is being partially funded with an Ohio Public Works Commission Loan/Grant.

Water Resource and Recovery Facility 4.7 Million Gallon Sludge Tank

This project will construct a 4.7 million gallon sludge tank at the City's Water Resource and Recovery Facility on Old Columbus Road.  Construction is being done by Bogner Construction Company and is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.

Curb Ramps for FY21 Paving

This project involves the replacement of curb ramps on Old Mansfield Road, W. Bowman Street, and Grant Street prior to these streets being paved next year.  Construction work is currently being done by TR Snyder Construction and will be completed in October.

E. South Street Parking Lot

This project will construct a new parking lot with 38 parking spaces in the 400 block of E. South Street.  Construction will be done by TR Snyder Construction and will be completed by the end of the year.  

Clear Creek Park

This project will construct the City's newest park, which will be on the west side of Venture Blvd.  Construction is being done by Simonson Construction Services, Inc. and is scheduled for completion by the middle of next summer.

Holmes Blvd & Caldwell Drive Waterline Replacement

This project involves the replacement of the waterlines on Holmes Blvd and Caldwell Drive.  The construction contract has been awarded to Dirt Dawg Excavating, LLC.  Construction is in progress and should be completed by Thanksgiving.

Lincoln Street Waterline Replacement

This project involves the replacement of the waterlines on Lincoln Street.  The project is being funded with $300,000 from the Community Development Block Grant Critical Infrastructure program.  Construction is scheduled for the winter/spring of 2021. 

Daisy Way Extension

This project will extend Daisy Way to connect the north end of Old Airport Road to Geyers Chapel Road.  Construction will be done by Fechko Excavating, LLC in the spring of 2021.  The project is being funded with a $200,000 Transportation Improvement District grant through ODOT Jobs and Commerce.

AEP Oak Hill Road Transmission Line Improvements

AEP Transmission is rebuilding the electrical transmission lines and poles along Oak Hill Road, between W. Highland Avenue and W. Milltown Road.  Traffic will be maintained most of the time, but brief closures are possible.  Delays should be anticipated.  The AEP Transmission construction representative is Justin Erhard at 330-580-5063.