Upcoming Lake Road Closure – Starting Week of February 5, 2018

As part of The 45 Area Combined Sewer Separation Project, starting the week of February 5, 2018, lasting for 60 days, Lake Road between Lear Road and South Point Drive will be closed to traffic. Construction crews will be performing storm and sanitary sewer work on Lake Road.

During this time, detour routes for passenger vehicles and trucks and commercial vehicles will be in place.

  • Local Residents Only: US 6 eastbound to Lear Rd. south to Electric Ave. east to South Point Dr. north to US 6 and reverse.
  • Passenger Vehicles: US 6 eastbound to Lear Rd. south, to Walker Rd. west, to Bradley Rd. north to US 6 and reverse.
  • Trucks/Commercial Vehicles: US 6 eastbound to SR 83 south to SR 2 east, to Crocker Rd. north to US 6 and reverse.

Signs will be posted around the area and throughout Avon Lake and neighboring communities alerting traffic of the closure and detours.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Avon Lake Regional Water at (440) 933-6226.

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Request for public comment: Curtis Drive Project

Avon Lake Regional Water intends to rehabilitate the drinking water and wastewater infrastructure on Curtis Drive and neighboring streets in Avon Lake. We will be requesting $3-4 million from the Ohio Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) for this project that will both provide more reliable water and wastewater services and reduce overflows into Lake Erie. This project will be paid for with revenues collected by water fees (for the water lines), wastewater fees (for the sanitary sewers), and taxes for the storm sewers and road repairs.

Ohio EPA will administer loan preparation.  Construction will be undertaken by contractors selected by competitive bidding. Construction will begin 2018 and be completed 2019. Avon Lake Regional Water will receive the standard WPCLF interest (currently 1.92%).

EPA Environmental Report on Avon Lake Regional Water’s Curtis Drive Project
After the public comment window has closed, the Ohio EPA will make available for public review an environmental report of this project. Once ready, the document may be viewed at, Ohio EPA’s website: http://www.epa.ohio.gov/defa/ofa.aspx  (“Documents Available for Review and Comment” – WPCLF Documents for Review and Comment”) and at our administrative offices at 201 Miller Road in Avon Lake.

If you would like to receive either an electronic copy via e-mail or a paper copy of the document via U.S. mail, please contact Linda Merchant-Masonbrink of Ohio EPA at either: L.Merchantmasonbrink@epa.ohio.gov or (614) 644-3656.

Please contact Todd Danielson, Chief Utilities Executive, 440-933-6226, if you want more information or have questions or comments. Comments should be received no later than January 16, 2018. Comments can be sent three ways:

Via telephone (440) 933-6226
Via e-mail (contact@avonlakewater.org)
Via Facebook message (facebook.com/avonlakewater.org)

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Special Meeting of Avon Lake Board of Municipal Utilities

There will be a special meeting of the Avon Lake Board of Municipal Utilities on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Location for the meeting is 201 Miller Road, Avon Lake, Ohio 44012.

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