City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

East 89th Street, East 69th Street, Linwood, East 66th Street, Melrose Avenue, East 94th Street, and Schaffer Avenue 
(City of Cleveland Ward 7)

CLEVELAND – Improvements to City of Cleveland streets will begin Monday, April 16th in Ward 7. 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 July 2018:

  • East 89th Street (Chester Boulevard – Hough Avenue)
  • East 69th Street (Chester Boulevard – Hough Avenue)
  • Linwood Avenue (East 70th Street– East 85th Street)
  • East 66th Street (Linwood Avenue – Lawnview Avenue) 
  • Melrose Avenue (East 79th Street – East 82nd Street)
  • East 94th Street (Crawford Road – Ansel Avenue)
  • Schaffer Avenue (Addison Avenue – East 71st Street)

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.  

2018 Road Resurfacing Projects: 

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, allows the City to embark on more street improvement projects in 2017 and 2018 than previous years. Projects span all City neighborhoods and wards. Highlights about this year’s road work:

  • Street resurfacing will began April 16 and will continue through the summer. The first resurfacing project will be in Ward 7 on East 89th Street near the intersection of Hough Avenue.
  • Potholes are serviced year round, weather permitting.  The Department of Public Works has increased its pothole crews from eight to an average of 10 crews daily as a result of the passage of Issue 32.
  • With the completion of the Pavement Management Study in 2017, the City has a graded system that allows streets in the greatest need of resurfacing to be selected. The City is using the ‘worst first’ approach to road resurfacing.
  • City projects it will resurface 120 proposed streets in 2017.
  • The City is also investing in preventive maintenance on recently resurfaced streets to extend roadways’ high condition rating using the crack seal program.

For questions, contact the City’s Administrative Manager, Mrs. Cherita Anglen at (216) 420-7605.

Editor’s Note: Road construction invariably presents hazards to the public. All travelers are urged to use caution in construction zones. Public safety and the safety of our workers is a top priority.

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