Information for Projects in Progress

SOM Center Retaining Wall Refacing and Fence Replacement Project

Contractor: Sander Contracting

Limits: SOM Center Road on both sides of the retaining wall between Bainbridge Road and Aurora Road
Scope: The project includes the aesthetic resurfacing of retaining walls with thin brick veneer on both
sides of SOM Center Road between Bainbridge Road and Aurora Road, as well as the 
rehabilitation of the bridge drainage system and installation of decorative fencing at the top of the 
Start Date: May 23, 2018
End Date: Substantial completion date of August 31, 2018
Update: The contractor is completing the fence installation and general punch list.

SOM Center & Aurora Intersection Improvements Project

Contractor: Catts Construction

SOM Center/Aurora Intersection Improvements
Limits: Linden Drive, north through the intersection to 6370 SOM Center Road. Aurora Road from Solon 
Boulevard east through the intersection to 34275 Aurora Road.
Scope: The project includes: widening SOM Center Road and Aurora Road to provide northbound and southbound dual left turn lanes from SOM Center onto Aurora Road; Widen westbound Aurora Road to provide right turn lane onto SOM Center; Provide new storm and sanitary sewers within the project limits; and Provide new traffic signal equipment at the SOM Center Road and Aurora Road intersection.
Start Date: March 11, 2019    
Substantial Completion Date: November 29, 2019
Now that the pavement area has been widened and the asphalt leveling course installed, the contractor will be 
completing curbs, catch basin, manhole and water valve casting adjustments and temporary traffic signal work in 
preparation for paving on Saturday night October 19th. If weather and temperatures require the pave may be performed Friday and Saturday daytime October 18th and 19th.

Updates and information are available through the project administration/inspection firm GPI.

Arbordale Avenue Reconstruction Project 

Contractor: Fabrizi Trucking and Paving Company

Limits: Project will include replacement of all storm and sanitary sewers and existing concrete 
pavement will be replaced with curb and gutter and asphalt pavement.
Start Date: June 4, 2019
End Date: Substantial completion date of October 31, 2019
Update: The contractor has completed the sanitary sewer main installation and is presently installing the storm
sewer main and some house connections. The contractor's schedule has been accelerated to work 6 
10 hour days each week with the expectation of substantially completing the project by November 23.

Annual Asphalt Repair Program

Contractor: Barbicas Construction

Limits: Asphalt resurfacing at various locations throughout the city. Residential streets planned for resurfacing include:

Neptune Drive, Stillwater Lane, Timberlane Drive (Liberty to Solon Road), Flanders Drive (Dorset Lane to 
Cummings Court), Emerald Ridge, Old South Miles Road, Erico Drive, Solon Road, Briarwood Lane and 
Cressmont Avenue

Other heavier traveled main and collector streets include a portion on Solon Road (Richmond Road to
Metro Park), Portz Parkway and Cannon Road from Richmond Road to Harper Road.
Start Date: September 16, 2019
October 31, 2019
Update: Cressmont, Emerald Ridge, Erico, Flanders (Dorset to Cummings Court), Meadow & Park Lanes, Neptune,
Old South Miles, Portz Parkway, Stillwater, Timberlane and Solon Road (Richmond to Hawthorn) have had the 
asphalt surface milled off, pavement base repairs completed, chip seal pre-seal and asphalt leveling course
installed. Curb repairs, catch basin repairs and adjustments of manhole castings and valve boxes are being
performed in preparation for asphalt resurfacing within the next two weeks. Briarwood has been completed. 

Community Center Natatorium Project 

Contractor: Cleveland Building Restoration

Limits: The work includes the removal and replacement of exterior masonry of the natatorium of the Community Center
along with miscellaneous brick and mortar repair.
Start date: August 19, 2019
September 10, 2019
Update: The contractor completed the demolition of the fascia on the building and construction of the mock-up to show
proposed new materials. They are currently reconstructing the wall with structural sheathing and stone.

SOM Center Resurfacing Project 


Contractor: Chagrin Valley Paving

Limits: Planing the asphalt intermediate and surface course on SOM Center road from just south of the US 422              
eastbound off ramp to the railroad bridge with partial depth and full depth repairs and other related items such
as inlets, curbing, sidewalks, concrete median and resetting of brick pavers.
Start Date:
September 3, 2019
October 31, 2019
Update: Leveling course of asphalt has been installed. The contractor will begin reconstructing catch basins, repairing curbs
and sidewalks and adjusting manhole and valve box castings in the roadway in preparation for paving at the end
of the month.

Bunker Hill & Independence Court Sanitary Sewer Project 


Contractor: S.E.T Inc.

Limits: Replacement of the existing sanitary sewer system between the cul-de-sac of Bunker Hill Drive and the cul-de-sac
of Independence Court including concrete pavement, sidewalks and manholes.
Start Date: September 23, 2019
December 15, 2019
Update: Sewer work is being completed. Beginning Monday, October 14th, concrete will be replaced at the back end of 
both cul-de-sacs. Due to the time required to prepare, pour and cure the concrete at each location, both locations 
should be expected to be closed for most of the week and considered dead end streets.