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2013 Summer Roadwork Program

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Please click below to see the list of construction projects for 2013.

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The Safety of Summit County's Bridges

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See the attached PDF for information about the safety of Summit County's bridges.

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Last Updated on Friday, 24 May 2013 15:45
 

Summit County Engineer opposes truck weight limit increase

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Akron, Ohio– Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer announced today that he opposes any additional attempts to increase truck weight limits from 80,000 pounds to 90,000 pounds. The language in a House Bill that allowed for bigger and heavier trucks on Ohio’s roads was removed in the State Senate, however legislators may attempt to re-insert the provision in conference committee. The Summit County Engineer does not support adding the language back into the bill.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 09:23 Read more...
 

Summit County adopts Road Use Maintenance Agreement

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Akron, Ohio – On June 4, 2012, Summit County Council passed an Ordinance proposed by the Summit County Executive and Summit County Engineer requiring companies frequently hauling heavy loads over County roads to enter into a “Roadway Use, Repair and Maintenance Agreement” with Summit County. The agreement will protect County roads from damage which leads to costly repairs due to excessive and overweight vehicle use.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 08:40 Read more...
 

2012 Summer Roadwork

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Please click the link below for the Summit County Engineer's 2012 Road Program.

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Summit County Engineer and CEAO oppose truck size and weight limit increases

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Akron, Ohio – Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S. is urging members of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to oppose increases in size and weight limits for trucks.  The Congressional committee is scheduled on Thursday, February 2, 2012 to vote on whether or not to allow bigger trucks, up to 97,000 pounds from the current limit of 80,000 pounds for single-trailer trucks and over 100,000 pounds for double- and triple-trailer trucks on American roads.

The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) has come out in opposition to this proposed size and weight change. Ohio has two members on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee: Representative Bob Gibbs and Representative Jean Schmidt.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 08:27 Read more...
 

County Engineer moves forward on surface water

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Akron, Ohio – In March of 2010, the County Executive’s office, County Council and the County Engineer entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in regards to a surface water funding program.  In the MOU the County Engineer’s office was charged with putting together a preliminary countywide stormwater management plan.  After a long process the Summit County Engineer’s office has come up with a draft Ordinance putting in place the basic structure of a regional surface water management utility in Summit County.

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Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 08:28 Read more...
 


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