2019 Construction Projects
Annual Road Program– The annual road program was budgeted to have $550,000 in 2019. There was also $285,000 budgeted for repaving parking lots in multiple public parks. A construction project contract combining the two items were awarded to J.K. Meurer Corp. in 2018 with an option to renew the contract for a second year. The roadways planned for resurfacing will be determined in the spring of 2019. Construction on the public streets are anticipated to take place over the summer. On-street parking restrictions and minor traffic delays are expected.
Parking Lot Resurfacing- A total of $285,000 was budgeted for resurfacing public parking lots such as Phillips Park. Parking lot resurfacing work was bid and awarded in 2018 as a part of the above-referenced road program contract with J.K. Meurer Corp and is expected to be renewed in 2019. The scope of this work should be performed this spring.
West Loveland Ave. at Loveland-Madeira Rd. Traffic Signal Improvements- The City of Loveland has budgeted $205,000 for construction improvements to the traffic signal at W. Loveland Ave. and Loveland-Madeira Rd. for 2018. The intersection will receive replacements of the controller, wiring, and other features, as well as an upgrade to radar vehicular detection capability and decorative poles. TEC Engineering began the traffic study and timing plan in 2017 in anticipation of this project. The project has been awarded to Elex, Inc. Construction is currently on hold until the decorative poles are manufactured and delivered, which is expected in April, 2019.
State Route 48 & Loveland-Miamiville Rd. Water Main Replacement- The City of Loveland will be awarded a $249,360 grant as well as a $356,940 0% interest 20 year loan from the Ohio Public Works Commission for this project. The project includes replacement of a water main and roadway resurfacing from the 90 degree bend of SR 48 near St. Columban, south to the intersection of SR 48 / Loveland-Miamiville Rd. / Oak St., and continuing south on Loveland-Miamiville Rd. to Sugar Tree Ln. The project will also include an upgrade to radar vehicular detection at the signalized intersection. Choice One Engineering is starting survey and design work for the project in January, 2019. Construction is anticipated to begin as early as mid-July.
Kiwanis Park Playground Replacement- The City of Loveland is purchasing a new Gametime play structure and swingset with $42,000 of local funds for Kiwanis Park through a federal procurement contract. DWA Recreation, Inc. will manage the installation. Construction is anticipated to be complete by spring.
McCoy Park Court Rehabilitation- The City of Loveland has been awarded a grant from Clermont County to assist with the resurfacing of the basketball and tennis courts at McCoy Park. Pickleball markings will also be added to the tennis courts. Tim Fisher Tennis Court Color Coating has been awarded a contract in the amount of $15,500 for this work. Construction will occur when weather allows.
For more information about these projects and others in Loveland, contact Cindy Klopfenstein, PE, CFM City Engineer, at 683-1050 by email.