Project Information

Engineering


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: 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
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 are 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:
The contractor has completed all underground sewer work and is removing the existing concrete pavement in preparation for cement stabilization of the subgrade and paving of the street.

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
Substantial
Completion
Date:
October 30, 2019
Update:
Work began April 10th to remove and replace concrete pavement on Meadowdale Drive from
Stonewood Lane to Sunnywood Drive . The traffic pattern on this section of Meadowdale in 
one-way eastbound. The work is scheduled to be completed by May 25th.

Work began April 22nd to remove and replace sidewalks on Miles Road from Lake Vista to
Neptune Drive. The work is scheduled to be completed within two weeks.

Work began April 16th to remove and replace the concrete pavement at the Carriage Park a
and Hansom Drive intersection. Use caution when entering and exiting this subdivision at SOM
because there is only one lane available for two-way traffic. Incoming traffic should yield to outgoing traffic.

Work began May 1st on Allenbury Drive from just past Tayport Drive to the new pavement at
the intersection of SOM Center Road. The work is scheduled to be completed in eight weeks.
One way traffic will be maintained from 32778 Allenbury Drive heading east to SOM Center Road.

Work began on May 6th on Miles Road from the Bedford Corp. line to and including the entrance 
to Naiman Parkway. The work is scheduled to be completed in 10 weeks. The two eastbound lanes 
on Miles Road will be closed for replacement and two-way traffic will be maintained on the north 
side of the road.
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

STREET SCHEDULED
START DATE
SUBSTANTIAL 
COMPLETION DATE
ACTUAL 
START DATE
ACTUAL 
COMPLETION DATE
Community Center Sidewalks April 3 April 17 April 3 April 24 
Meadowdale Drive April 8 May 16 April 8  May 16
Carriage Park April 16 July 8 April 16 
May 16
Miles Road May 16 June 10 May 6    
Naiman Parkway May 16 June 19 May 6    
Allenbury Drive May 17 July 3 May 1      
Miles Road Sidewalks May 22 May 29 April 22   May 6
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 May 22     

Fire Hydrant Painting Project 


Contractor: Athos Contracting


Limits: Various locations on the west side of the City, west of SOM Center, including all the fire hydrants 
on SOM Center Road, and the hydrants within the Chagrin Valley Estates Subdivision east of 
SOM Center Road off of Miles Road.
Start Date: June 5, 2019
End Date: Substantial completion date of October 31, 2019
    Attached is a list of locations.

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: Tree removals and clearing and layout will begin the first week followed by the installation of the
sanitary sewers.

All traffic will be limited to one way northbound from Inwood Road.