Oberlin Road Streetscape Project

Last updated Apr. 18, 2018 - 9:47 am
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Streetscape
  • 2.37 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • Clarknexsen

Current Activity

Updated March 26

The project is in the early design phase. The design consultant (Clarknexsen) is completing surveys and collecting data along the corridor. A Preliminary Plan Public Meeting is tentatively planned for August.

Summary

The Oberlin Road Streetscape project focuses on improvements to the pedestrian realm from Bedford Avenue to Groveland Avenue. The proposed project includes:

  • Installation of improved sidewalks;
  • Improved pedestrian crossings
  • Street trees;
  • Street lighting;
  • Street benches and bike racks; and,
  • Improvements to overhead utilities in support of the streetscape.

Changes to the allocation of street space and a road diet are not under consideration as a part of this project.

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
August 2018Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)
December 2018Design Plan Public Meeting (65% plan)
Summer 2019Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Summer 2019Advertise for Construction Bids
Fall 2019Award Construction Contract
Late Fall 2021Project Complete

History

The Wade/Oberlin Small Area Plan of the 2030 Comprehensive Plan recognized Oberlin Road as the “main street” of the area emphasizing the need to more fully integrate pedestrian, bike, auto, and transit uses into a well-landscaped and attractive streetscape that serves people of all abilities.

The Oberlin Road Streetscape Plan was adopted by City Council on January 6, 2015. The plan focuses on improving the sidewalk environment.

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