City Projects

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Rombach Avenue 

Location: Rombach Avenue (Newham St. to Eastern Corporation Line)
East Side Drive
Start of Construction: June 1, 2021
Phase 1 Lane Closures Start Date: Evening of Friday, June 4, 2021
Project Length: One year
Construction Contract Amount: $9.97 million

Latest News:

Phase 1 Construction – Begins June 1, 2021

Key Features:

  • New traffic signals with improved timing and preemption
  • Shared-use path along Rombach Avenue to Progress Way
  • Removal of left turns from mid-block access points
  • Improved crosswalks for enhanced pedestrian safety
  • Water Main improvements
Rombach Ave. - Eastern Section
Rombach Ave. - Middle Section
Rombach Ave. - Western Section
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Project Scope:

  • Milling and overlay of new asphalt of nearly three miles on Rombach Avenue and East Side Drive
  • Construction of nearly 100 feet of new sidewalk
  • Construction of 3000 feet of shared use path
  • Installation of new traffic signals with modern technology that will allow the signals to communicate and adjust to traffic flow
  • Installation of new pavement markings
  • Replacement of the old water main in front of East End Elementary
  • Crosswalk improvements at key locations throughout the corridor
  • Construction of loon (turn-around) on Rombach at Progress Way intersection

Funding: 

The Rombach Corridor Improvement project is funded through a combination of federal money in the form of a safety grant with the Highway Safety Improvement Program, the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Urban Paving Program, and both a grant and financing from a zero-percent infrastructure loan funded through Round 34 of the Ohio Public Works Commission.

Questions regarding the project can be directed to the Director of Public Service at (937) 382-6509 or by email to publicservice@wilmingtonoh.org.

 

City Paving and Street Improvements 

Location: Northwest Quadrant of City
Grant Street
Water Treatment Plant Drive
Start of Construction: April 2021
Project Length: Six months
Estimated Construction Costs: $1.5 million

Project Scope:

  • Project focuses on northwest quadrant of the city, but also includes Grant Street and the Water Treatment Plant drive
  • Milling and overlay on 22 streets 
  • Crack seal treatment on 44 streets 
  • Curb and gutter repair throughout project area
  • ADA-compliant ramps at intersections

Funding: 

The City Paving and Streets Improvement projects is funded through City dollars. 

Questions regarding the project can be directed to the Director of Public Service at (937) 382-6509 or by email to publicservice@wilmingtonoh.org.

 

Sugar Grove Cemetery Bridge

Location: Sugar Grove Cemetery
Start of Construction: March 2021
Project Length: Estimated completion: Fall 2021
Estimated Construction Costs: $349,000

Project Scope:

  • Design-Build Project to replace historic bridge over Lytle Creek in Sugar Grove Cemetery
  • Original bridge built circa 1900 by the Champion Bridge Company of Wilmington
  • Remove and replace deck, re-use existing abutments, install modern railings, and mount existing half-hip pony trusses to new structure as historical feature
  • Currently under construction with completion target of late summer 2021

Funding: 

The Sugar Grove Cemetery Bridge project is funded through the Municipal Bridge Program and city funds. 
Questions regarding the project can be directed to the Director of Public Service at (937) 382-6509 or by email to publicservice@wilmingtonoh.org.

 

Mulberry Street Improvements

Location: Mulberry Street (W. Locust Street to Xenia Avenue)
New York Avenue (Xenia Avenue to A Street)
Estimated Start of Construction: Late 2021/Early 2022
Project Length: One year
Estimated Construction Costs: $2.2 million

Project Scope:

  • New pavement on Mulberry Street from Locust Street to Xenia Avenue AND New York Avenue from Xenia Avenue to A Street
  • Replace old 4” water main and replace with new 6” water main
  • Replace all lead water service lines
  • Repair damaged sidewalk areas and provide continuous pedestrian access along entire corridor.
  • Install ADA-compliant ramps at intersections
  • Construction slated for late 2021
  • Funded through Ohio Public Works Commission and city dollars.

Funding: 

The Mulberry Street Improvement project is funded through the Ohio Public Works Commission and city funds. 

Questions regarding the project can be directed to the Director of Public Service at (937) 382-6509 or by email to publicservice@wilmingtonoh.org.

 

South Street Safety Improvements

Location: South Street (Sugartree Street to Locust Street)
Estimated Start of Construction: Spring 2022
Project Length: One year
Estimated Construction Costs: $1 million

Project Scope:

  • Traffic signal improvements at the intersections of South and Locust, South and Main, and South and Sugartree
  • New pedestrian signal crossing signals
  • Enhanced crosswalks
  • Bump-outs to narrow pedestrian crossing distances
  • New parking configurations throughout project

Funding: 

The Mulberry Street Improvement project is funded through the Highway Safety Improvement Program. 
Questions regarding the project can be directed to the Director of Public Service at (937) 382-6509 or by email to publicservice@wilmingtonoh.org.

 

Luther Warren Peace Path Extension

Location: Abandoned rail corridor between Nelson Avenue and Beechgrove Road in Ogden
Estimated Start of Construction: March 2021
Project Length: One year
Estimated Construction Costs: $2.1 million

Project Scope:

  • City-sponsored project in collaboration with Clinton County Regional Planning and Clinton County Trails Coalition. 
  • 3.5 miles of trail in existing rail corridor
  • Four bridges crossing Lytle Creek

Funding: 

The Luther Warren Peace Path Extension is funded through State Capital Appropriation Funds and State grant programs. 
Questions regarding the project can be directed to the Director of Public Service at (937) 382-6509 or by email to publicservice@wilmingtonoh.org.