Annual Road Paving Program – The 2022 budget included $1,200,000 for the road program. The project began in late April 2022 with limited curb replacements. Roadway milling and paving began in June 2022. Paving took place through late October. The city awarded the contract to JK Meurer Corp.
GPS Emergency Vehicle Traffic Signal Pre-emption Units - The 2022 budget included $35,000 to continue progress on its plan to outfit traffic signals with GPS pre-emption technology to improve the response time of its fire and emergency vehicles and reduce intersection accidents. Units will be installed at the following intersections: Loveland-Madeira / Highridge, Loveland-Madeira / Valleyview, Rich / Fallis.Click here to read more about this technology.
Miamiview Culvert Replacement -The City of Loveland was awarded a $387,000 interest-free loan for a 20-year term from OPWC. The project included replacement of a concrete box culvert, headwalls, and wingwalls. The project also included extension of the dead-end roadway on (lower) Miamiview Drive to cross over the culvert and end with a T-type turn-around and paving. The project construction contract was awarded to JTM Smith Construction. Construction began in August 2021 and was completed in April 2022.
Main & Chestnut Improvements - The City of Loveland received $1,132,900 of OPWC funding (50% as a grant, 50% as an interest-free loan) for this project. The scope of work included replacing the 4" cast iron water main, storm sewer improvements, and repaving on Main St., Chestnut St., S. Wall St., and Hill St. The project also included 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. Between October and the end of 2021, Ford Development Corporation completed water main installation, water service transfers, storm sewer improvements, and concrete repairs. From April through July 2022, traffic signal installation, paving, and sign installation work took place.
Safety Center Parking Lot Expansion - JK Meurer Corp. was awarded the contract to expand the parking lots and create a new public entrance at the Safety Center. Work was completed in August-September 2022.
Water Tower Cleaning - The City of Loveland owns and maintains seven water storage tanks. The 2022 budget included $26,000 to clean the exteriors of three of the elevated water storage towers, those located at Union Cemetery Rd., Commerce Dr., and Lever Park. City Council awarded a contract to National Wash Authority dba Midwest Mobile Washers for the work. The tower at Commerce Dr. was cleaned on May 11. The Union-Cemetery Rd. tower was cleaned on May 12. The Lever Park tower was cleaned May 16