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.

Erie Intercepter Express Sewer

Street Report

For the Week of April 3 2017

Street Report 4.3.17

Villa Road:

Construction on the widening of Villa Road from Red Coach to Derr Road has begun. Traffic will be maintained westbound from Derr Road to Red Coach Drive and a detour will be placed for eastbound traffic from Urbana Road to Derr Road. Eastbound local traffic only will be maintained from Urbana Road to Red Coach Drive The detour will be SR 72 (Urbana Road) to eastbound on Home Road to northbound on Derr Road.

Anticipated Completion Date: October 26, 2017


Columbia Gas Work Locations:

Cedar, Race, Light & Liberty Streets – (Fishel will be working in these neighborhoods performing restoration on the road and removing old gas mains out of service.)

Anticipated Completion Date: April 30, 2017


Additional Road Closures (county projects)     Clark County Road Closures









Permit Applications

Permit Applications

Please Note: Public Right of Way Application can be submitted the following ways:

  1. Download, print and complete the application. Turn in the completed application, with all required documentation , in person, Engineering Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 76 E. High Street, Springfield, OH 45502.
  2. Download, print and complete the application. Return to the Engineering Department by email to or by mail to the City of Springfield, Engineering Department, 76 E. High Street, Springfield, OH 45502.
  3. Download ‘fillable’ PDF form to your desktop and complete. Then, using the ‘Submit’ button, return electronically.

After the application has been received, you will be notified of revisions or amount of payment.

Helpful Resources
Projects Under Construction

Erie Interceptor Express Sewer


Work continues on the Erie Express Sewer Project. Several crews are working throughout the entire project. Crews are continuing to place twin 18″ force main sewer through Snyder Park. Also, crews are working on Skinner Lane and W. First Street placing bores under the roadway. Crews are also beginning the placement of 42″ gravity sewer along Skinner Lane and through the old Target parking lot. At the new lift station site, crews have begun forming and pouring the structure of the new pump station facility. No roads are closed at this time. Please be aware of construction traffic entering and exiting different areas along the construction route.

CLA – Villa Road, PID 89421

This project consists of adding a center turn lane and multi-user trail between Derr Road and Red Coach Drive. Also, a new traffic signal will be installed at Red Coach Drive and Villa Road. In addition, the pavement from Red Coach Drive to Urbana Road will be shaved and paved. This project was awarded to R.B. Jergens Contractors, Inc. and construction has now begun.

Funded by ODOT and OPWC.

  CSO Backwater Valve Project

This project consists of placing flexible backwater flow control valves at various locations along Buck Creek to control the flow of water from the stream into the City’s sewer system during times of high flow in the stream. Locations for this project are at sewer outfalls near Water Street. The J & J Schlaegel Company from Urbana is the contractor for this project.

Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport – Construct New Hangars & Taxilanes

Funding from State of Ohio and Port of Authority. Arcon Builders, LTD is the contractor on this job. The contractor is working on constructing the new hangars.

CLA – Bechtle Signals, PID 98859

The CLA – Bechtle Signals project consists of replacing signal controllers and equipment, adding video cameras and spread spectrum radios and a signal being reconstructed. This  project is located on Bechtle Avenue at the intersection of SR41 (Troy Road).

Funded by ODOT.

2017 Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter Program

The yearly sidewalk program is out for bid. The scheduled bid opening is March 31, 2017. Section No. 1 of the streets will be East Street (High St. to Rice St.), Balsam Drive (Home Rd. to Carousel Dr.) and Center Street (Pleasant St. to North St.) Letters will be sent out in early April notifying the property owners that need to have work done.

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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