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MEDIA ADVISORY: Akron Peninsula Road closure

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Boston Township, OH– Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker, PE, PS would like to alert residents and motorists of a three-day closure of Akron Peninsula Road between Bolanz Road and Northampton Road beginning Tuesday, September 17th for a crossover pipe replacement. The road should be reopened by 5pm on Thursday, September 19th. The crossover pipe is located near 4570 Akron Peninsula Road.

The detour route will be posted. The detour route involves Bolanz Road, Riverview Road, and State Route 303. All work is subject to inclement weather.

 

West Bath Road Bridge Rehabilitation Project Status Update

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Akron, OH–The West Bath Road Bridge over the Cuyahoga River Rehabilitation Project is on schedule, with a planned reopen date of November 1, 2019. The project timeline included planned construction downtime after the demolition portion of the project was complete. During this time engineers analyzed the existing steel beams and determined the final design plan based on the condition of those bridge beams. The bearing assemblies needed to finish construction have been delivered, new steel has been ordered, and work will start again onsite the week of August 12th. The bridge is located between Riverview Road and Akron-Peninsula Road on the border of Akron and Cuyahoga Falls.

J.D. Williamson Construction Co. located in Tallmadge is the contractor for the $1.2 million project.

The detour route involves Akron-Peninsula Road, Ira Road, and Riverview Road. All work is subject to inclement weather.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Medina Line Road Bridge over Yellow Creek Closure

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Bath/Granger Township, OH – Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker, PE, PS and Medina County Engineer Andy Conrad, PE, PS would like to alert residents and motorists of an upcoming sixty (60) day closure of the Medina Line Road Bridge over Yellow Creek starting Monday, August 5th, 2019. The bridge is located approximately 200 feet south of Granger Road on the border of Bath Township and Granger Township. The closure is necessary for complete bridge replacement project.

Mosser Construction is the contractor on the $526,750.00 design/build project. The Summit County Engineer’s office and the Medina County Engineer’s office will each contribute 50% of the project’s cost.  

The detour route will be posted. The detour route involves Granger Road, Crystal Lake Road, and State Route 18. 

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Joint Statement on Kungle Road

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Akron, OH – Representatives from the Summit County Executive’s office, Summit County Engineer’s office, Summit County Council, and the City of Norton met today to discuss the future of Kungle Road, located in Norton. The County Engineer and the City have been discussing the ownership of the bridge on Kungle Road and responsibility for inspecting and maintaining the bridge.  After the rain event this past weekend, the bridge collapsed requiring the County Engineer and the City to work cooperatively to secure the area and clear the debris and a collapsed culvert pipe.  The city would like to thank Mr. Brubaker for his prompt response to the city’s request for assistance. At today’s meeting, the County and the City agreed that they would work cooperatively and collaboratively with the City of New Franklin to determine the roadway and bridge needs on Kungle Road for the residents of Norton and New Franklin. Everyone will have a seat at the table when evaluating options.

The County thanks Summit County Council member John Schmidt, District 2 and Bethany McKenney, District 7, for attending the meeting.

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: West Bath Road Bridge Closure

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Akron, OH– Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker, PE, PS would like to alert residents and motorists of a 150-day closure of the West Bath Road Bridge over the Cuyahoga River beginning Monday, June 3rd. The bridge is located between Riverview Road and Akron-Peninsula Road on the border of Akron and Cuyahoga Falls.

The closure is for a bridge rehabilitation project. J.D. Williamson Construction Co. located in Tallmadge is the contractor for the $1.2 million project, which includes replacing the bridge deck and making structural steel repairs.

The detour route will be posted. The detour route involves Akron-Peninsula Road, Ira Road, and Riverview Road. All work is subject to inclement weather.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: Wright Road Bridge Replacement

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The Summit County Engineer plans to replace the structurally deficient Wright Road Bridge over Pigeon Creek. The existing bridge is located on Wright Road between Penelope Drive and Collier Road in Copley Township.

About 0.119 acre of permanent right-of-way will be required from four (4) parcels. Additionally, 0.030 acre of temporary right-of-way will be required from four (4) parcels throughout the project area. Right-of-Way acquisition will begin in spring 2019 and construction is scheduled to begin in summer 2020. Construction will last approximately 130 days. Project construction cost is currently estimated at $697,000.

Access to all residences, businesses, and properties within the construction limits will be maintained at all times during construction of the project. However, during construction, the existing bridge will be removed and replaced, and out of service with a proposed detour. The detour will be Wright Road, to Collier Road, to Copley Road, to Jacoby Road and vice versa with abundant signs along the detour route labeled WRIGHT ROAD DETOUR to properly guide travelers. Detailed construction and lane restriction information will be posted along Wright Road, Penelope Drive, and Collier Road prior to the start of the project construction.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.

 

 

 

2019 Township Dinner Presentation

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Click below for a copy of the 2019 Township Dinner presentation. 

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