Cleveland Road Work News: July 26, 2017

road work ahead

Thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland is embarking on more street improvement projects in 2017 than years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.

Here are some highlights about this year’s road work:

  • Street resurfacing began on April 27, 2017 and will continue through the summer, weather permitting. The first resurfacing project took place in Ward 4 on Parkview Avenue near the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.
  • Potholes are serviced year round, weather permitting. The Department of Public Works has increased its pothole crews from three to 10 as a result of the passage of Issue 32.
  • This year, with the completion of the Pavement Management Study we have a graded system that allows us to select the streets that are in the greatest need of resurfacing. We are using the worst first approach to road resurfacing.
  • We are projecting to resurface 95 streets this year.
  • Thanks to Issue 32 funds, the City of Cleveland has reinstated street sweeping services.

Click here to view today’s roads report.

Updates will be posted Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Ward 10 Road Improvements

Beginning Monday, July 31, advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of road improvements.  The following streets will be resurfaced and completed by the end of September 2017:

  • Arlington Avenue(East 125th Street – East 131st Street)
  • East 124th Street (Brackland Avenue – St. Clair Avenue)
  • East 143rd Street (Idarose Avenue – Coit Road)
  • East 53rd Street (Spencer Avenue – St. Clair Avenue)
  • East 102nd Street (Colonial Avenue – Elk Avenue)
  • Haldane Avenue (Endora Avenue – Euclid Avenue)

One lane of traffic will be maintained for local traffic for the duration of each project and no detours are expected. Access to all businesses, residences and side streets will be maintained during construction.  On-street parking will not be allowed during construction.

About Nancy Kelsey

Nancy Kelsey is the Social Media and Digital Communications Manager for the Mayor's Office of Communications at the City of Cleveland.

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