LOCATION – Davids Drive, Wilmington, Ohio
Wilmington, Ohio – The City of Wilmington announces the commencement of Phase 2 of the Davids Drive Improvement Project, with a shift in traffic patterns beginning the week of July 24, 2023.
The Davids Drive Phase II Project begins approximately 1.0 miles east of SR 134 and ends prior to the intersection of Fife Avenue near the entrance of the CannAscend facility at 100 Davids Drive. Improvements include raw water main rehabilitation, full-depth pavement reconstruction, curb and gutter work, road widening, drainage improvements, and signage and pavement markings.
Motorists should expect an extension of lane closures on Davids Drive beginning on July 24. Concrete center dividers will be moved from the Phase I portion of the project to the Phase II portion. Barrels will remain in Phase I (from SR 134 for approximately one mile) while the final coat of asphalt and striping is completed for this phase. Once completed, Phase I will be opened to two-way traffic. A single lane of eastbound traffic will be maintained in the Phase II construction zone. Phase II of the Davids Drive project is expected to be completed in October 2023.
Entities located in the Phase II construction zone include all businesses on Olinger Circle, Wilmington Christian Academy, Fastenal, Emsar, Alerkmes, Tri-State Media, CannAscend, and Sewell Motor Company. All properties on Davids Drive from SR 134 to Fife Avenue must be accessed from SR 134 throughout the construction period. Businesses in the Phase II construction zone will need to exit on Davids Drive toward Fife Avenue, Lynne Lane, or Rombach Avenue until work is completed.
The City of Wilmington is managing the project. Fillmore Construction, LLC has been awarded the construction contract.
The Davids Drive Phase II project is funded through a combination of Ohio Department of Development Roadwork (629) Funds and City of Wilmington funds.
The City of Wilmington asks that all motorists be patient, reduce speed, and exercise added caution when traveling near this work zone. Please do not go around barriers and travel the wrong way in the work zone. Information regarding this and other city projects can be found on the City of Wilmington website at https://wilmingtonoh.org/municipal-services/city-projects/. Questions regarding the Davids Drive Phase II Improvements Project may be directed to Director of Public Service, (937) 382-6509.
Brian A. Shidaker
Director of Public Service
City of Wilmington
69 N. South Street
Wilmington, OH 45177