Project Information


The Engineering and Construction Departments are responsible for the design, planning and construction of City-initiated public development projects, and the review and inspection of all privately installed improvements. They are also responsible for the operation and maintenance of traffic signals. 

Maintenance of the City's infrastructure at various locations within the city is performed annually. A list of projects performed on an annual basis may include the following: 

  • Concrete Repair 
  • Catch Basin Repair 
  • Street Striping 
  • Preventative Maintenance 
  • Guardrail Repair 
  • Asphalt Repair 
  • Manhole Repair 
  • Materials Testing 
  • Sewer Grouting 
  • Emergency and Miscellaneous Roadway Repair 
  • Sanitary and Storm System Repair 

In addition to annual programs, the City Engineer plans and develops projects for continued maintenance and upgrade of the City’s infrastructure. These projects tend to focus on specific issues that become apparent and can be rectified through repair or upgrade of the current system. 

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 walls.
Start Date: May 23, 2018
End Date: Substantial completion date of August 31, 2018
Update: As the wall approaches completion the contractor will begin final cleaning, sealing of bricks, installation of gutter 
system and new railing on both sides of the road

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. 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
Update: The contractor is working in day zones to extend water services and hydrants.

Night work is beginning March 13th to replace storm and sanitary sewers on Aurora Road from SOM Center west to Solon Boulevard. During night work Aurora Road will be closed to through traffic between SOM Center and Solon Boulevard from 9:00 PM until 6:00 AM each work night. SOM Center, Bainbridge Road and Solon Road will be used as a detour route.

Updates and information will soon be available through the project administration/inspection firm GPI.

Derby Downs Drive Reconstruction Project 

Contractor: S.E.T Inc.

Limits: The project involves the reconstruction of approximately 1800 feet of Derby Downs Drive from Liberty Road to Brushwood Drive.
Scope: Project improvements are to include new asphalt pavement, concrete curb and gutter, catch basins, manholes, storm sewer, underdrains, pavement markings and replacement of curb ramps, sidewalk and drive aprons.
Start Date:  March 11, 2019
Substantial Completion Date: July 31, 2019
Upate: Work began on March 11, 2019 to remove and replace the headwall on the east side of Liberty Road.

Monday, March 25th the contractor is scheduled to begin installation of the culvert pipe across Liberty Road to Derby Downs. This process will require closing Liberty Road for approximately 2 days. A detour will be posted for traffic to use Timberlane Drive to Solon Road to SOM Center Road to Bainbridge Road and back.

Work will then continue to replace the storm sewer up the southwest side of Derby Downs.

A brochure for information regarding construction of the project is available.

Annual Concrete Repair Project 

Contractor: Tri Mor Corporation

Limits: Various locations listed below and tentative schedule
Scope: Construction of concrete pavements or sections of, including the roadways, sidewalks; curbs; drive aprons; and
handicap ramps
Start Date:  April 3, 2019
October 30, 2019
Update: Work began April 3rd at the Community Center to remove and replace the sidewalks. This work is scheduled to be 
completed in two weeks. Alternate entrances will be made available for the public.
The following list of areas that have been identified for concrete pavement repair or replacement under the 2019 Annual Concrete Repair Program:
  • Allenbury Drive – Full width replacement from 33828 to 32828
  • Ashdown Drive – Full width replacement from 32850 to 33278
  • Banbury Drive Intersection – Full width replacement from the Allenbury Drive curb line
  • Boulder Creek – Full width replacement from Miles Road to the cul-de-sac
  • Carriage Park Drive – Full width replacement from SOM Center curb line through the Hansom Drive intersection
  • Hollyhock Lane – Full width replacement from 31975 to 7274
  • Meadowdale Drive – Full width replacement west of Liberty Road from new pavement at 35925 to 5226 Sunnywood Drive
  • Miles Road – ½ width replacement from the Bedford limit to 27280 Miles Road
  • Pine Lane – Entire removal and replacement from the new asphalt near Cannon Road through the cul-de-sac
  • Tayport Drive Intersection -  Full width replacement from the Allenbury Drive curb line south
  • Warwickshire Lane – Full width replacement from the Foxhill Drive curb line to the new pavement at 33462
  • Miles Road Sidewalks
  • Community Center Sidewalks
A brochure for information regarding construction of the project is available.

2019 Annual Concrete Repair Tentative Schedule

Community Center Sidewalks April 3 April 17 April 3   
Meadowdale Drive April 8 May 16 April 8     
Carriage Park April 16 July 8 April 16     
Miles Road May 16 June 10        
Naiman Parkway May 16 June 19        
Allenbury Drive May 17 July 3        
Miles Road Sidewalks May 22 May 29        
Pine Lane June 26 August 13        
Boulder Creek June 28 July 31        
Ashdowne Drive August 12 September 17        
Hollyhock Lane August 15 October 3        
Warwickshire Lane September 11 September 30