The City of Oregon has awarded a construction contract to The Shelly Company for the LUC – Starr Avenue Improvements, PID 109196 Project. This project will consist of resurfacing approximately 1.9 miles of Starr Avenue from Whittlesey Avenue to Lallendorf Road. The City has received grant funding from the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG) Transportation Improvement Program through the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and from the Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) for the project. The project will include resurfacing 1.9 miles of Starr Avenue and making necessary repairs. The project will also consist of milling approximately 3” of the existing asphalt surface along the entire project limits, followed by making any necessary base repairs. Following the base repairs, a two course asphalt overlay will be placed over the entire project limits. The project will also include adjustments of manholes, signage, pavement markings, ADA curb ramps and related work , as necessary. Construction on the project is anticipated to begin the week of Monday, July 6, 2020. The contractor will maintain one lane of traffic throughout the project limits. Access to driveways will be available at all times except when the paving operation is in front of the drive. Emergency access to drives will be available at all times.
As part of the 2020 Roadway Improvement Program, the City of Oregon has awarded a contract to Helms & Sons Excavating, Inc. for making repairs and paving Corduroy Road (West Limits to Lallendorf) and Coy Road (Seaman Road to Corduroy Road). Construction is scheduled to begin the week of July 6, 2020, weather dependent, beginning with the contractor milling and removing a layer of asphalt on the roadway. Following the removal of the top course of asphalt, the contractor will be making base repairs throughout the entire project area. Two layers of asphalt will be placed after base repairs are made. The contractor will maintain one lane of traffic throughout the project limits. Access to driveways will be available at all times, except while the paving operation is in front of the drive. Emergency access to drives will be available at all times.
Motorists can expect daily road closures during working hours on Norden Road between Seaman Road and Corduroy Road. The closure is necessary to permit E.R. Zeiler Excavating, Inc. to install a sanitary sewer along the west side of Norden Road. During working hours, the contractor will close the “Work Zone” area of Norden Road to through traffic. Only traffic for properties with driveways located within the work zone will be permitted within the closure area. All other traffic should use either Seaman Road or Corduroy Road to avoid driving through the closed construction work zone area. This work is expected to be completed by Friday, July 24, 2020.
Starting Monday, June 1, 2020 through Friday, August 14, 2020, it shall be necessary to close Seaman Road between Wheeling Street and Whittlesey Avenue to all through traffic. The road closure is necessary to permit E. S. Wagner Company to replace the existing bridge over Otter Creek. The actual work zone area on Seaman Road at the bridge over Otter Creek between Wheeling Street and Whittlesey Avenue will be closed to all traffic throughout the duration of the bridge replacement project.
The designated detour route for all through vehicles is Wheeling Street to Starr Avenue to Coy Road. This work is expected to be completed by Friday, August 14, 2020. Please feel free to direct any concerns or questions, to the Department of Public Service at (419) 698-7047.