2016 Misc Sanitary Sewer Lining is underway

Making progress on the Little Miami Trail Extension project

2015 OPWC Paving - ready for final pavement markings

Engineering Department

The Engineering Department provides planning services that preserve the health, safety, and welfare of the community through the application of plans, codes, and ordinances for the City’s best uses of resources and development.

Bid Tabulations

Curb, Gutter & Sidewalk Specifications

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Construction Specifications and Standard Drawings

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Construction Specifications


Standard Drawings

Projects Under Construction


This project consists of shaving and paving the roadway plus miscellaneous base repair and making ADA intersection improvements on Burnett Road, from Columbus Avenue to High Street. Crews will be starting work on Monday July 25, 2016. They will be starting with completion of new ADA Compliant curb ramps and sidewalks at all of the intersections along the construction zone. Traffic disruption will be minimal, but please be aware of any construction equipment entering or leaving the site.

Funded by ODOT and OPWC.


This project consists of the rehabilitation of the Lowry Bridge over the Little Miami Trail with minimal bridge approach work. R. B Jergens will be the contractors for this job and will be starting August 1, 2016. Detour routes will be posted, as this street will be closed during construction for approximately 120 days.

Funded by ODOT and OPWC.


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Inland Water Pollution Control has started the process of lining sewers at selected locations. Crews have completed cleaning sewers in preparation for the lining crews to start placing liners the week of July 25th. “No Parking” may be placed at different locations as they move through town to allow for equipment and materials access to the sewer mains.

Funding from the sewer division.


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The contractor will be finishing up concrete work at various intersections in preparation for the final asphalt paving. Crews are also finish grading along the path to prepare for seeding and mulching, signage, finish asphalt and pavement markings. Contractor also has crews updating bike crossing at W. Leffel and S. Yellow Springs to add pedestrian crossing signals. As crews start working around the road crossings, please keep an eye open for construction equipment entering and leaving the site.

Funding for this project was provided by ODOT and ODNR, no City funds were involved.


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This project is now completed!!!!


  • Erie Interceptor Express Sewer – Major improvement to wastewater collection system. Its primary purpose is to transport sanitary flows from the northwestern part of the city directly to the Wastewater Treatment Plant in order to prevent sewage from bypassing treatment during rain events. Included in this project is the rehabilitation of a portion of the existing High Level Interceptor sewer, which was constructed over 100 years ago. Construction to begin soon!
  • 2016 PI Paving – This project consists of pulverizing, pavement repair, planing, and curb ramp installation at various location within the City limits. Streets to include McKinley Avenue and Lexington Avenue. The alternate bid covers Lowry Avenue. The Shelly Company will be the contractor for this project.
  • 2016 Miscellaneous Water and Sewer Replacement – This project will replace the water and sanitary sewer line on Grand Avenue, between East Street and Tibbetts Avenue. In addition, the roadway will be resurfaced. Also, the sanitary sewer line on Willard Avenue, north of Sheridan Avenue, will be replaced. The contractor for this project will be J & J Schlaegel, Inc. The funding will be coming from City Water and City Sewer funds.
  • Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport – Construct New Hangars & Taxilanes – Funding from State of Ohio and Port of Authority. Arcon Builders, LTD will be the contractor on this job.
  • Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport – Final Denial Barriers @ the Entry Control Point – Funding from the Guard. The contractor for this will be Calvary Contracting,


Street Report

For the Week of July 25, 2016

Street Report 7.25.16

Yellow Springs Street:

On S. Yellow Springs Street, between W. Leffel Lane and W. John Street, construction is ongoing for the extension of the Little Miami Trail. Dump trucks and construction equipment will be in the area.

Anticipated Completion Date: August 5, 2016


Sidewalk and Columbia Gas Work Locations:

Limestone Street – north of McCreight (A & B)

Ridgewood Neighborhood (Fishel)

Fountain Avenue – (Fishel)

Light Street – north of Columbia (Fishel)

Intersection of Mulberry & Center – (Fishel)

Anticipated Completion Date: July 29, 2016




Helpful Resources
Part 9 - Streets, Utilities, and Public Services Code
Frequently Asked
How do I get a handicap parking space in front of my house? - Please contact the Engineering Department at (937) 324-7313 to inquire about this application process.
Can I connect to city water and sewer? - First contact the Service Department at 937-525-5800 to determine if water and sewer are available in your area. You may be required to pay a connection fee and obtain a permit to work in right of way. Work done on private property may require a plumbing permit from the Clark County Combined Health District.
Who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk, curb, and gutter around my property? - The property owner is responsible. Per Chapter 903.11 of the Codified Ordinances, every owner of any lot or parcel of land in the City shall keep the sidewalks, curbing, gutters, and driveways in the public right of way in front of and abutting upon such lot or parcel of land constantly in good repair and free from nuisances.
Where can I file a complaint against a contractor? - You may contact the City of Springfield, Community Development Department, Division of Building Regulations at (937) 324-7388 or visit 76 E. High St., 2nd Floor of City Hall, Building Regulations Counter.
Where do you make a complaint regarding debris on the street? - Contact the Code Enforcement Division at (937) 324-7385.
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