City of Groveport Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
In coordination with City Administration, the Engineering Department prepares a Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for review and approval by City Council and then puts this CIP plan into action by supervising planning, design and construction of projects. The CIP includes important City infrastructure projects to improve our public streets, our public utilities and water production and distribution infrastructure.
Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC)
The Ohio Public Works Commission accepted applications for Round 32 of project funding for projects to be constructed during 2018. The deadline for this year's round of applications was Monday, September 11, 2017. The City of Groveport submitted applications for two projects; the West Bixby Road Reconstruction, Phase 2 Project and the Hamilton Road at Firehouse Lane/Groveport Madison High School Intersection Project. A public meeting was held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Groveport Council Chambers to see an overview of both projects, and hear comments regarding the proposed improvements. Results of the scoring on all projects submitted will be released later this year.
Annual Street Maintenance Program
Work began on the 2017 Street Maintenance Program in late July, with improvements being conducted by the City's Contractor, Columbus Asphalt Paving Company. Work activities included pavement repairs, curb repairs and resurfacing on the following streets:
* Elm Street - from West Street east to Town Center Parking Lot
* Grove Pointe Drive - from near Briargrove Drive west to near Golden Grove Drive
* Tallman Street - from South Street south to near Green Avenue
* West Street - from Green Avenue south to and including Kinsel Avenue
* Firehouse Lane - from near SR 317/Hamilton Road east to near Madison Lane
* Lambert Street - pavement only
* Main Street and Hendron Road Intersection - Sidewalk Reconstruction
* City Parking Lot - adjacent to Crooked Alley/Cherry Street
Hendron Road Reconstruction Project
The Hendron Road Reconstruction Project is nearing completion and was opened to through traffic on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Work on this project began the week of May 8th. After receiving and reviewing bids, the City has entered into a construction contract with Shelly and Sands, Inc. The City also entered into an interagency agreement with the Franklin County Engineer's Office to provide construction administration and inspection for this project. The project includes adding storm sewers, curb and gutter, sidewalks, a new water main, and new street lights. The project also consists of adding sidewalks on the west side of Hendron Road, from Marlowa Drive to Cherry Blossom Drive.
Hendron Road Project Information
West Bixby Road Reconstruction Project
The West Bixby Road Reconstruction Project has been completed and the roadway was reopened to traffic on Thursday, August 3, 2017. The project included reconstructing the pavement between Bixby Ridge Drive East to the Madison Christian Church driveway entrance. Also included with this project was the construction of a new eight foot leisure path along the west side of the roadway. The City's contractor, Strawser Paving Company, completed the work on schedule and in time for the 2017 Pelotonia Race to come through Groveport on August 5, 2017. The total project cost was $608,288.00, which includes funding from the Ohio Public Works Commission, as well as local funding.