The 2021 Road Program includes maintenance and resurfacing of sections of Greenbrooke, Grace, Crestwood, Regina, and Yellowstone. Road rejuvenation on Tall Oaks Trail, Fairlane, Yellowstone, and Regina. See details about the five-year plan here. Received bids April 2021. The lowest, most responsible bidder was Crossroads. Project began May 10 and has a completion date of July 1, 2021, weather permitting.Before Photo Greenbrooke Resurfacing Greenbrooke Complete Yellowstone Before Photos Yellowstone After
2021 Township Road Program
Schady Road Culvert
Schady C-02.00 Culvert project was awarded to Schirmer Construction and will begin June 14, 2021 with a full closure until the end of August. Addresses from the east will be 26973 and 26970; to the west will be 26978 and 26981. Click here for the detour route.
Weight limit signage has been posted on the Schady Road (County Road) culvert between Falls Pointe Dr. and Lakeview Dr. due to a deteriorating culvert pipe. What does this mean for the average vehicle? The average car or SUV weighs between three and five thousand pounds, which would make safe travel over the culvert. Examples of vehicles that would possibly be affected would be: Class A and Class B vehicles (buses, dump trucks, tractor trailer)
Columbia Gas Surveying
Columbia Gas will be conducting GPS surveying work in portions of Olmsted Township and Olmsted Falls throughout the month of May. You may notice contractors from Bowman in the area using equipment mounted on a tripod to record the location of natural gas lines. This helps Columbia Gas enhance its emergency response capabilities and also prevents damages typically caused by unsafe digging practices. The work will not require entry into homes/businesses. Natural gas service will not be impacted. Learn more here – https://www.columbiagasohio.com/…/locating-gas-lines
Brentwood Play Park
A phase 1 environmental study was approved by the Board of Trustees on November 2, 2020. The Township retained Partners Environmental Group for the Township owned Usher Road property. This is in response to the 2018 Strategic Plan for park planning.
Olmsted Township received a Community Cost-share grant from NEORSD to assist with removing 14,000 sq ft of impervious surface at the former Waste Water Treatment Plant on Usher Road.
Schady Road Dog Park
Cuyahoga County Public Works Sanitary Lining
Cuyahoga County Public Works will start sanitary lining on Elizabeth and Eastwood. Summer 2021.
Jennings Turnpike Overpass
The Turnpike overpass on Jennings Road will be replaced in 2022. Details to follow.
Spafford Road Slope Failure/Erosion
Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works (CCDPW) has closed Spafford Road due to safety concerns with the slope failure/erosion. The County is looking to install soil nailing/ improve drainage using on-call contract. Click here for the detour. The county is receiving a revised scope of work per April 2021 meeting. The Department of Public Works met with the contractors on May 12. A bid is expected within the following 2 weeks. Photo 1 Photo 2
Resurfacing of Lewis Road
Resurfacing of Lewis Road (C.R. 174) from the Olmsted Township SCL to about 800 feet south of Memory Lane will begin in the Summer of 2021. Cuyahoga County awarded project on April 13, 2021.
Schady Road Soccer Complex and Glenbrook/High School Drainage Improvement Projects
We advertised for bids for the Glenbrook/High School Drainage Improvement and the Schady Road Soccer Complex Drainage Improvement projects, due September 28. See the detailed bid notice for Glenbrook/High School Project here and for the Schady Road Soccer Complex Project here.
In a special meeting held on October 5, 2020, the Board of Trustees approved the bid from Cornerstone Earthworks for the Glenbrook Drive/High School Drainage Improvement project, and they approved Fabrizi Construction for the Schady Road Soccer Complex project. Both projects are authorized to commence in October with a completion date by December 31, 2020.
Projects were staked and clearing began November 4, 2020.
Schady Road Soccer Complex project is COMPLETE April 2021. The High School Drainage Improvement project will be completed by June 1, 2021.
New Township Signage Program
In accordance with the 2018-2019 Township Strategic Plan, Gateway Signage was placed at Township borders throughout the community. Future locations to come thanks to a $46,000 CDSG grant received from Cuyahoga County Council. This grant will complete our gateway signage program. Picture
CARES Act Funds/American Recovery Act
Olmsted Township received almost one million dollars in CARES funds to address COVID-19 in the workplace and community. We have earmarked all funds and will complete by 12/31/21.
As of May 2021, we are awaiting the Department of Treasury’s determination for “Township” eligibility for the American Recovery ACT.
2021 Township Road Striping Program
Township Road Striping project to be determined.
Columbia & Cook Phase V Sanitary Sewer Project
Cook Road residents in Olmsted Township from Columbia Rd. to Fitch Rd., please contact Cuyahoga County Public Works at (216) 443-8277 for sanitary sewer connection financing information if you have not already. Project bid in April 2019. Currently under construction.
The anticipated start date is the first week of October. The projected tenure of the sewer project is nine (9) months. Most workdays will be Monday through Thursday, with some Fridays due to weather interruptions. The construction will begin on Cook Road, a little west of Inland Drive in the eastbound lane. The westbound lane of Cook Road – the majority of which is in the Township – will be left open for local traffic, safety forces, and school buses. Vehicle traffic will be regulated by portable traffic signals, flaggers, and/or police officers. It is anticipated many motorists will be utilizing Cranage Drive as a detour. Once the eastbound lane is completed, they will cross over to the westbound lane.
Project complete. Homeowners can tie-in. Applications for reimbursement up to $1,500 with Cuyahoga County will be available through 12/31/21. Contact Adrienne Simmons at (216) 443-8277 or email@example.com.
Cook-Fitch Sidewalk Project
The TLCI grant will be applied for in April 2021 in hopes to secure funding for sidewalks from the Fitch-Cook intersection to the railroad overpass. Project will be recommended to the NOACA Governing Board in June 2021. See project map here. Olmsted Township Complete Streets Plan
Project funded by grant. Bid awarded to C.A. Agresta. The sidewalk project construction began October 8, 2018. and was completed at the end of November 2018. Project connected Olmsted Township to North Olmsted. Project complete.
ADA Curb Replacement Project
Applied for Community Development Block Grant in 2021 to fund the Woodgate ADA ramp project. On April 13, 2021, Cuyahoga County approved. Project will also include 2 ADA ramps in Hunters Ridge.
Cuyahoga County Council awarded $150,000 Community Development Block Grant for curb replacement approved on July 10, 2018. Bid awarded to DL Smith. 68 ADA ramps installed. 100% to be reimbursed by grant. Project complete. Pictures
Engineering and design for the Stearns Road project, which will include road widening and bridge project, planned for 2021.
Property Demolition Fund
Received $175,000 in 2018 for property demolitions throughout the Township. Project complete. Building Department works with County Land Band/Fiscal Office on availabilities.
In May 2021, Olmsted Township was notified by the Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Fund that additional funding is available.
Comprehensive Master Plans
Land Development Projects
Lewis Road/Hollo Property Application denied by Zoning Commission. Withdrawn for Board of Trustees.
Gates Village Phases I and II of home construction is complete. Site Map
Belmont Currently in County planning for pre-plat approval. Proposed to have 64 home sites. Site Map
Schady Reserve Completed.
Pembrooke 3 homes are built in Phase 2 and have occupancy permits. 15 lots sold. 7 more plans in review. Phase 4 will be presented to Board of Zoning Appeals on May 19, 2021 for variance approval.
Galway Bay 22 homes completed.
Grand Oaks 95% completed. 1 lot still available.
The Sanctuary/Preserves (John Rd.) Still in County and Township review. Phase I plans should be approved by June 2021.
Renaissance Nursing Facility Phase I completed. Phase II in review. Parking lot project is underway.
Razzles New indoor volleyball courts under construction.
Southwest General Hospital Medical Building Under plan review.
Garland Development (school property) Public Hearing held on April 29, 2021.
Garland Development (Stearns/Schady)
Willow Grove In Litigation. Awaiting 8th District Court of Appeals Decision