Past Construction Projects

2023 Projects

Annual Road Paving Program - The city budgeted $1.2 million for its annual repair/paving program. Bids were received in February 2023 and the contract was awarded to J.K. Meurer Corp. The streets repaved included: Apache Ct., Bellwood Dr. (Sunrise to West Terminus), Bloomfield Ct., Bridlespur, Cones Rd. (within City limits), County Down Ln. (Brandywine to South Terminus), Fox Chase Dr., High Country Ln., Highcliff Ct., a portion of Kerr Cemetery Rd., Navaho Dr., Oneida Dr., Potomac Ct., Pueblo Plc., Rednor Ct., Seminole Dr., Shelburn Dr., Silver Fox Ct., Sioux Dr., Sunrise Dr., and W. Main St. (Cherokee to West Terminus). 

Harrison Avenue Project - The city received $370,000 of state funding for a $462,600 construction project to widen Harrison Ave. between Karl Brown Way and Railroad Avenue from 16'-20' existing width to 22' width. The project included realignment and relocation of Harrison between Railroad and First Street to the north by approximately 70', in preparation for a new surface parking lot. Additionally, the project included the installation of 5' wide concrete sidewalks and curb along the south side of Harrison. These improvements will positively impact safety along the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail, which has been a concern of the city's first responders. The project also included the replacement of catch basins, upsizing of storm sewers, and addition of a headwall with flap valve at the pipe outlet to improve drainage and safety in the area. Completion of the Harrison Avenue Widening Project will allow for the city to proceed with implementing the Nisbet Park Master Plan once the storm sewer outlet pipe through the park is complete. Other improvements include enhanced signage, pavement markings, restoration, and other incidentals. 

 Crosswalk with flashing lights

Karl Brown Way Crosswalk -  A midblock crosswalk was installed between West Loveland Avenue and the train trestle near RODI Italian. This project included improvements to the storm sewer, sidewalk, landscaping, etc.

Loveland-Miamiville Road Sidewalks (Phase 1) - Sidewalks were added along the east side of Loveland-Miamiville Road from State Route 48/Oakland Road to Sugar Tree Lane. Preliminary engineering occurred in 2022. Engineered construction drawings for Phase I of the project began in January 2023. Construction was completed in August 2023.

Gazebo in park

Nisbet Park Gazebo - The 2022 budget included $115,000 to install a gazebo in Nisbet Park, partially funded by an ODNR grant. Installation was planned for 2022 but was delayed due to supply chain issues. In addition, a pathway was installed to connect the gazebo to the Little Miami Scenic Trail.

Phillips Park Playset 2-10-23

Phillips Park Playground - The 2022 budget included $60,000 to install a playground in Phillips Park to replace the one that required removal in 2021. Installation was delayed due to supply chain issues. The new playset was installed in late January 2023, followed by mulching and landscaping.

Public Works Facility - Construction of the department's new garage/office building is complete. Click here for an overview article. Click here to watch a behind-the-scenes tour of the build.

Second Street/State Route 48 Improvement - At the former Mobil Station site, the city remediated the property and constructed a right turn lane to improve traffic flow. Read more.


Tot Lots - The city received funding to replace the playgrounds in the Heights. New playsets were installed at both the Cherokee and Navaho Tot Lots.

2022 Projects

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 Complete 4-22-2022

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.

Dog ParkMatt Haverkamp Foundation Dog Park - The 2022 budget included $38,000 to install a dog park at the rear of Kiwanis Park. A grand opening ceremony for the park was held May 7, 2022. Learn the story behind the park name, and watch a video of the grand opening here.

Main ChestnutMain & 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 Lot paved 8-22Safety 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