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The project logo Lake County: U.S. 20 major pavement rehabilitation between SR 2 to SR 528 (PIDs 108665 & 109270)

The project logo Lake County: U.S. 20 major pavement rehabilitation between SR 2 to SR 528 (PIDs 108665 & 109270)

Public Meeting Comment Period Now Closed

A virtual public meeting was held on December 3, 2020 from 5:00pm-6:00pm. The public comment period for the public meeting is now closed. Please see below for more details and information about the project.  We are currently reviewing all comments received from the public comment period and will be providing updates and responses to comments soon. If you have questions or wish to obtain additional information about the project please contact Tom Sorge, of the Ohio Department of Transportation at 216-584-2086 or [email protected].

If you would like to find project updates, please navigate to the following project webpages:

US 20 between SR 2 and Townline Rd. in Painesville and Perry townships

US 20 between Townline Rd. and SR 528 (Hubbard Rd.) in Madison Township


To view details about the project please scroll down below for more information.

Una versión en español del sitio web está disponible aquí; https://publicinput.com/S8172ESP

Si desea que los materiales para esta reunión son traducidos a español, contacte a Christine Rosa tan pronto que sea posible a [email protected] o por teléfono a 216-584-2001.

 

Project Description

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing a major pavement rehabilitation on US Route 20 (North Ridge Road) between SR 2 and SR 528 (Hubbard Road) in Painesville, Perry, and Madison townships in Lake County. Work will take place as two separate projects. The first identified as PID 108665 will take place between SR 2 and Townline Rd. in Painesville and Perry townships. The second identified as PID 109270 will take place between Townline Rd. and SR 528 (Hubbard Rd.) in Madison Township. 

 

Internet Access Difficulties

A transcript of the presentation and printouts of exhibits can be provided to anyone who had issues accessing the virtual public meeting. 

Please send a request to Tom Sorge and reference the U.S. 20 major pavement rehabilitation virtual public meeting using one of the following contact methods:

Mail:    Ohio Department of Transportation District 12 Office
Attention: Tom Sorge, Environmental Specialist
5500 Transportation Boulevard
Garfield Heights, OH  44125

Telephone: 216-584-2086

Email: [email protected]

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated June 6, 2018, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.​ For more information, visit ODOTs NEPA Assignment Portal by clicking here.

If you have any difficulties viewing the materials presented, please contact Tom Sorge of the Ohio Department of Transportation at 216-584-2086 or [email protected].

Thank you!

History and Purpose of the Project

Previous work on North Ridge Road (US 20) in eastern Lake County included reconstruction and adjustments to the catch basins (2007-2009); and rehabilitation of the pavement (2009-2011). The pavement condition has deteriorated over time and the catch basins are in need of repair. In 2018, ODOT completed emergency pavement repairs in various sections to hold the pavement until these projects were ready for construction.

ODOT’s Pavement Management Guidelines used to develop the ODOT Annual District Work Plans for pavement and bridges use a specially designed process to monitor pavement and bridge conditions and forecast likely future conditions. US 20 is designated as part of ODOT’s General System under the Work Plan. The guidelines for this system consider a Pavement Condition Rating (PCR) of 60 as deficient. The guidelines also include recommendations for specific preventative maintenance treatments at specific PCR levels, usually 70-82. PCRs are grouped into condition levels, 90-100 – Very Good; 75-89 – Good; 65-74 – Fair; 56-64 – Fair to Poor; 40-55 – Poor; less than 40 – Very Poor.

The 2018 data PCRs for US 20 is shown in the table below. The Annual District 12 Work Plan is developed using the most recent PCRs data to forecast the deterioration rate into the future. The forecasted PCRs for US 20 by 2022 and 2027 are shown in the table below.

Sections

  2018 PCR

2022 Projected PCR

2027 Projected PCR

1. US 20 – SR 2 to Lane Road

 66-82 Good/Fair

 57-71 Fair

 44-62 Poor/Fair

2. US 20 – Lane Road to Middle Ridge Road

 79-97 Very Good /Fair

 63-83 Good/Fair

 53-70 Poor/Fair

3. US 20 – Middle Ridge Road to County Line Road

 70 Fair

 61 Fair to Poor

 52 Poor

Based on current and future pavement conditions ratings on US 20 (North Ridge Rd.) in eastern Lake County, this major rehabilitation work is necessary to address the long-term integrity of the driving surface. Pavements are designed for 20 years of vehicle traffic, but with routine maintenance, can last up to 50 years and longer.

Proposed Project

US 20 between SR 2 and Townline Rd. in Painesville and Perry townships (PID 108665) 

The project extends from the bridge over SR 2 to Townline Road and involves the full reconstruction and widening of the roadway with a new asphalt pavement section.  The roadway will be widened from an existing width of 40’ to a proposed width of 50’. The pavement will be widened from four 10’ lanes to one 12’ and one 11’ lane with a 2’ shoulder in each direction. These are the minimum lane and shoulder widths permitted.

The project also includes the installation of a new storm sewer system, catch basins, curb, and gutter section to better control drainage on the pavement and meet current design standards.

All existing signalized intersections with turn lanes will remain and they will not be reconstructed within the limits of the existing signalized intersections with turn lanes, but the roadway will be resurfaced. 

During construction, one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction at all times. 

Side streets will be closed for a short duration to complete work. Anticipate less than 30 days with alternating sides streets being closed. The following side streets will remain open during construction:

  • Blasé-Nemeth Road
  • Lane Road
  • Ohio Street
  • Center Road
  • Townline Road

The project will be constructed in three sections:

  • State Route 2 to Lane Road
  • Lane Road to Center Road
  • Center Road to Townline Road

Construction is estimated to begin spring 2023 and be complete in fall 2025.

US 20 between Townline Rd. and SR 528 (Hubbard Rd.) in Madison Township (PID 109270)

This project involves the full reconstruction and widening of the roadway with a new asphalt pavement section.  The roadway will be widened from an existing width of 40’ to a proposed width of 50’. The pavement will be widened from four 10’ lanes to one 12’ and one 11’ lane with a 2’ shoulder in each direction. These are the minimum lane and shoulder widths permitted.

All existing signalized intersections with turn lanes will remain and will be resurfaced, except for the intersection of SR 528. This intersection will involve a full reconstruction of the pavement.

Traffic signal work will take place at the intersection of DeRubertis Drive to replace the existing span wire with a new mast arm signal.

The project also includes the installation of a new storm sewer system, catch basins, curb, and gutter section to better control drainage on the pavement and meet current design standards.

During construction, one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction at all times. 

Side streets will be closed for a short duration to complete work. Anticipate less than 30 days with alternating sides streets being closed. The following side streets will remain open during construction:

  • Townline Road
  • McMackin Road
  • Green Road
  • DeRubertis Drive
  • SR 528 - Hubbard Road

Project will be constructed in two sections:

  • Townline Road to Green Road
  • Green Road to SR 528/Hubbard Road

Construction is estimated to begin spring 2023 and be complete in fall 2025.


To view the project study areas in more detail, please see Study Area Map under "Documents" in the Sidebar of this page. The sidebar is located on the right if viewing on a computer, and below if viewing on a mobile device. 

 LAK-20 Rehabilitation 

Schedule

complete
complete
Stakeholder Meeting

October 8, 2020

complete
complete
Virtual Public Meeting

December 3, 2020

planned
planned
Environmental Documents and Plans Complete

October 2021

planned
planned
Estimated Begin Construction

April 2023

planned
planned
Estimated End Construction

October 2025