Construction Projects

Ohio’s Move Over Law requires motorists to cautiously shift over one lane — or slow down if changing lanes is not possible — when passing any vehicle with flashing lights on the side of a road. Its purpose is to protect everyone who works on our roads and everyone who travels on them.​  Browse ODOT Move Over page to learn more.​ 

​2017 Sidewalk Repair Program 

February 16, 2017, City Council passed Ordinance No. 2017-19 allowing the City to inspect all 250 miles of City sidewalk for violations. This program is to help ensure the walks through out the City are safe for the public to enjoy. This summer you may see our staff riding through your development in a golf cart inspecting your walks. There are various violations our inspectors are looking for:
  • Does not meet minimum width requirements 5' Wide (Map Code10)
  • Instability of one or more sidewalk blocks causing potential hazards (Map Code 20)
  • Structurally damaged, cracked or disintegrated sidewalk block(s) (Map Code 30)
  • Deterioration, pitting, spalling, or scaling of the sidewalk surface causing potential hazard (Map Code 40) 
  • Horizontal gap or separation in a sidewalk block or adjacent sidewalks of one inch (1") or more (Map Code 50)
  • Vertical difference in elevation between portions of a sidewalk block or adjacent sidewalks of one inch or more (Map Code 60)
  • Unlevel to City Standard detail or causing water to puddle (Map Code 70)
If you are in violation of the City Code you will see a pink "X" on the walks abutting your property and you will receive notice by mail of your inspection. Upon receipt of the notice the resident has 30 days to repair the sidewalk; Option 1, or notify the City at (440) 617-4145, to repair the sidewalk for you using, Option 2. 

To view our electronic mapping system of violated sidewalks please click here. To find out more information on your Sidewalk Survey please click the blue dot, and a pop up menu will open with data and picture links. 

2016 Sewer Rehabilitation Project – Berkeley Estates & Canterbury Manor

This project consists of sanitary rehabilitation within the public side (City Right of Way) of both of these subdivisions.  In the past, private side rehabilitation was conducted with lateral lining.
Robinson Pipe Services of Lorain, Ohio is under contract to perform the rehabilitation by the means of mainline chemical grouting of the sanitary mains and lateral interfaces.  This process involves injecting grout from the inside of the pipe around leaking joints within the sanitary main, that reduces the amount of rainwater and groundwater entering the main, which is known as infiltration.  This infiltration is the likely source for sanitary backups in the area.  The project will be performed this winter. View the Bid Tabulations

Columbia Road Interchange CUY-90-3.56 (I-90/SR-252 Interchange) PID 88665

The City welcomed the opportunity to partner with ODOT to achieve a common goal of providing and maintaining a safer and more efficient transportation network. On this $4,438,971.00 project ODOT is taking the lead role and will be over seeing Terrace Construction during the next few months while they improve the southern portion of IR-90 and Columbia Road interchange. It will be configured as a diamond shape to improve intersection spacing between the interstate ramps and Detroit Road. Project completion is scheduled for the end of October 2017. For more details please visit ODOT's website

Update: Starting on Thursday, May 11, 2017 with the removal of the concrete median on Columbia Rd. just North of Detroit Rd ending just South of the I-90 bridge. Traffic will be maintained in all directions. Construction barrels will be placed outlining the construction area. This construction phase will last 4 weeks. 

The work to improve the I-90 and Columbia Road interchange enters the next phase on Friday, June 23 at 6 a.m. To reconfigure the eastbound ramp and widen the roadway, the 3 lanes of traffic on I90 heading EASTBOUND will shift one lane to the left for approximately one month.

This construction affecting traffic on I-90 is in addition to crews are working along Columbia Rd. Traffic will continued to be maintained in all directions. Later this summer, the entrance ramp to I-90 eastbound will close for 45 days.

This improvement project is expected to last until the fall.

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Dover Ditch Stream Restoration Project

The City of Westlake has awarded Mr. Excavator, Inc. the above referenced project. The site work for this project will include the realignment of the existing Dover Ditch to extend its total length and to follow a more serpentine alignment.  These improvements will enhance the existing lesser-defined drainage ditches transforming the area into a riparian corridor with fore bays, settling ponds, shallow wetlands, wetland floodplains and native plantings, transforming them into natural habitats to promote biodiversity that will improve the quality of storm water runoff in the area. Please take a look at our drone video  and our Power Point Presentation of the improvement area. The tree clearing will be preformed early spring so we not disturb the Indiana Bats (Myotis sodalis). View the Bid Tabulations
Please check out our article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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Canterbury and Center Ridge Rd Intersection Improvements

This project has been awarded to Mr. Excavator, Inc. to construct the widening Center Ridge Road to 5 lanes which will consist of two through lanes in each direction and a center turn lane. Canterbury Road will be widened to three lanes one through lane in each direction and a center turn lane. New water mains, storm sewers and traffic signals are included, along with the rehabilitation of the existing sanitary sewer.This intersection will resemble the new intersection of Canterbury and Detroit Rd that was reconstructed last year.
Update: Canterbury Road from Westwood Road to Center Ridge Road is closed to northbound traffic. Southbound traffic is permitted. Center Ridge Rd at this intersection is coned into two lanes, one east bound and one west bound, expect delays. Please avoid area when possible.
View the Bid Tabulations 
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2017 Waterline Replacement and Roadway Rehabilitation on Bradley Rd (Hilliard Blvd-Detroit Rd)

The City of Westlake will contract out a bid consisting of replacing 8,000 feet of 12 inch watermain, along with repairing sections of the existing storm and sanitary sewer. Including the rehabilitation of manholes and catch basins, followed by the removal and replacement of the top 3 inches of pavement. This project's bid opening was on April 3, 2017 and has been awarded to DiGioia-Suburban Excavating
Update: 12" waterline is currently being installed on the east side of Bradley Rd. Please remember that Bradley Rd. is closed to through traffic from Hilliard Blvd. to Detroit Road until the fall. Local access only. 
View Bid Tabulations

Information from DiGioia Suburban Excavating:  A meeting was held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, between Columbia Gas and DiGioia Suburban Excavating regarding work on Bradley Road and gas services.  Parties were able to decide on a plan to end unnecessary pipe hits.  Columbia Gas has a dig team they are going to assign to Bradley Road along with a Damage Prevention Specialist, Rick Mercado.  

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2017 Asphalt Pavement Rehabilitation with Asphalt Overlay on Various Streets

The City of Westlake will contract out a bid to perform pavement rehabilitation on Hall Rd (Columbia Rd to Walter Rd), Mills Rd, and the Fire Stations One and Two’s parking lot. The improvements in these areas will involve the milling of the existing asphalt pavement, repair of any remaining damaged concrete pavement, drainage structures and then provide an asphalt overlay to the entire area. In addition to the asphalt rehab this project will include stone berm repairs in various locations. This project bid opening was March 27, 2017 and was awarded to Burton Scot.  

Update: Mills Road is currently being worked on with intermittent lane closures to avoid delays try and avoid the area. Hall Drive is closed except to local traffic. Through traffic should use alternate routes such as Maple Ridge Rd. or Westwood Rd.
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Clague Park Pedestrian Bridge

The City has hired Nerone & Sons, Inc. to install a pre-engineered pedestrian bridge to go across Clague Dam.

In 2015 the City of Westlake’s park system was evaluated on improvements the citizens thought should occur.  One major issue, was the lack of a continues trail at Clague Park.  So this project will improve the trail system at Clague Park by linking the trail system on each side of the lake by installing a pre-engineered steel pedestrian bridge over the Dam.  
View the Bid Tabulations

2017 Concrete Pavement Rehab with Asphalt Overlay and Catch Basin Rehab

The City of Westlake will contract out a bid to perform pavement rehabilitation on Hilliard Woods Subdivision, Bretton Woods SubD Ph1, Windmill Drive, and Tricia Dr. The improvements in these areas will involve the milling of the existing asphalt pavement, and repair of any remaining damaged concrete pavement, drainage structures and then provide an asphalt overlay to the entire area. Shiloh Park, Chairman’s Row, Woodmill, Lands End, Silver Ridge, Falkirk, Barclay and Dover Center will have the same process except be replaced with concrete only in various areas. Canterbury Manor Subdivision has been rehabilitated in prior years with an asphalt overlay. Now the existing concrete curbs have deteriorated to a point that they need spot replacement throughout the subdivision as well as catch basin rehabilitation. There will be a total of 150 Catch Basins repair throughout the City this year.  This project's bid opening was March 27 and has been awarded to Burton Scot,
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2017 Pavement Crack and Joint Seal

The City of Westlake has hired Aero-Mark Inc. to preform crack sealing on various asphalt roadways throughout the City. The sealant is applied to cracks in the pavement to prevent the migration of water into the pavement, which during freeze cycles damages the roadway. This is another cost effective preventative maintenance technique used by the City to maintain quality road surfaces for the traveling public. View the streets listing. View the Bid Tabulations