2021 Construction Projects
Broadway St. Stabilization- A total of $460,900 in funding from OPWC was recommended by the District to be awarded to the City of Loveland, half in a grant & half in a 0% interest 20 year loan. The project will include a drilled pier wall and guardrail parallel to a section of Broadway St., culvert replacement across Hanna Ave. near Broadway St., other storm sewer system improvements, and pavement repairs. Geotechnical borings and a survey were completed in 2020. Private utility relocations are expected to be complete by March 5, 2021. The wall, guardrail and storm sewer construction contract was awarded to JTM Smith Construction. The contractor anticipates beginning work Mar. 22 with about one week of clearing work prior to starting on the public infrastructure installations. The project should be complete by the end of June, 2021.
Miamiview Culvert Replacement- The City of Loveland was awarded a $387,000 interest-free loan for a 20 year term from OPWC. The project will include replacement of a concrete box culvert, headwalls, and wingwalls. The project will also include extension of the dead end roadway on (lower) Miamiview Drive to cross over the culvert and end with a T-type turn-around. Engineered plans for the project are in progress. The project is expected to be advertised and bid in March, 2021. Construction is expected to take place between April and October, 2021.
Urban Paving Program on SR 48- The City of Loveland is providing $301,104 of local matching funds for ODOT's Urban Paving Program on SR 48. ODOT is expected to contribute approximately 50% of the project cost, depending on actual quantities and unit prices for funding-eligible line items. The project will include repaving and other repairs between the City's northern Corporation line near Sentry Hill to the bend on SR 48 near St. Columban. Construction is expected to be underway between May and August. Paving will be completed as night work. On-street parking restrictions and minor traffic delays are expected.
Annual Road Program– The annual road program was awarded to JK Meurer Corp. Construction is expected to be underway between June and August. The streets (or sections of streets) that will be included in this year's paving program will be determined by staff in the spring. Other streets may be added to the 2021 paving program at a later date, dependent on available remaining funds. On-street parking restrictions and minor traffic delays are expected.
Main & Chestnut Improvements- The City of Loveland was recommended by the District to receive $1,132,900 of OPWC funding (50% as a grant, 50% as an interest-free loan) for this project. The scope of work includes replacing the 4" cast iron water main, some storm sewer improvements, and repaving on Main St., Chestnut St., and S. Wall St. The project also includes a complete replacement of the traffic signal at Wall St. and W. Loveland Ave., and upgrades to radar vehicular detection and GPS pre-emption there and at the traffic signal at Main St. and Loveland-Madeira Rd. The earliest construction may begin is July, 2021.
W. Loveland Ave. Bridge Improvements- The City of Loveland and Hamilton County were recommended by the District to receive an OPWC grant for replacement of the sidewalk on the north side of the County's bridge, as well as railing/walls, and bridge abutments. The City is providing a local match for the additional cost to upgrade to decorative railing and light poles. The earliest construction may begin is July, 2021.
For more information about these projects and others in Loveland, contact Cindy Klopfenstein, PE, CFM City Engineer, at 683-0150 or by email.