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Ohio's governor announces a new timetable for $3 billion in roadwork
Kasich says change in toll structures will benefit the entire state
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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M.L. Schultze
 
Gov. John Kasich unveiled a list of some $3 billion in road projects today that will be done with the help of Ohio Turnpike tolls.

Northeast Ohio projects on the list include the new Innerbelt bridge in Cleveland, and widening and reconstructing parts of I-271, I-77, I-76 and I-80.

Kasich says diverting tolls from the turnpike to other projects will move those projects ahead by as much as 13 years of more.


Here’s the list of Northeast Ohio Projects that are on the Ohio Department of Transportation’s updated list.

 

Cuyahoga County Innerbelt Bridge – Demolition of existing Innerbelt Bridge and construction of eastbound bridge. Total project cost is $340 million. Moved up from 2016 to 2014.

Cuyahoga County Cleveland Innerbelt – As part of the reconstruction of the Cleveland Innerbelt, remove SR14 (Broadway) over I-77.  Total project cost is $42 million. Moved up from 2027 at earliest to 2016.

Cuyahoga County I-77 – Reconstruct, widen and add a lane along I-77. Total project cost is $47.5 million. Moved up from 2027 at earliest to 2016.

Cuyahoga County I-271. Reconstruct, widen and add a third lane on I-271 from I-480 East to I-480 West. Total project cost is $131 million. Moved up from after 2027 to 2016.

Cuyahoga Opportunity Corridor – Construct a new road to access University Circle from I-490 and I-77 in two phases. Total project cost is $334 million. Moved up from after 2027 to 2014.

Cuyahoga County U.S. Route 42 - Widen and reconstruct U.S. Route 42 (Pearl Rd.) from Boston to Drake roads.  Total project cost is $9.3 million. Moved up from 2015 to 2014.

 Lorain County U.S. Route 20/SR 113 – Widen Center Ridge Road from three to five lanes in North Ridgeville. Total project cost is $48.7 million. Moved up from after 2027 to 2017.

Medina County U.S. Route 42 – Widen U.S. Route 42 to five lanes. Total project cost is $47 million. No change in start, 2016.

 Lorain County State Route 57 – Upgrade the existing I-90/SR 57 interchange and improve access to the 49th Street bridge in Elyria. Total project cost is $28.8 million. Moved up from after 2027 to 2014.

Mahoning/Trumbull counties I-80 – Widen I-80 to six lanes from I-680 to SR 193. Total project cost - $116.7 million. Moved up from after 2027 to 2015.

Stark County-Stark Mahoning Transit – Utility relocation to accommodate upgrades to the transit facility and route. Total project cost is $6. 3 million. No change in start, 2014.

Stark County-Stark Mahoning Transit – To improve transit facilities and route access. Total project cost is $18.6 million. Moved up from 2024 to 2015.

Summit County Main/Broadway Interchange - Reconstruct I-76 and 77 to improve safety and reduce congestion on the Main/Broadway interchange. Total project cost is $96.4 million. Moved from after 2027 to 2016.

Summit County I-271 – Reconstruct, widen and add a third lane on I271. Total project cost is $62.5 million. Moved up from after 2027 to 2015.

 

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