Title: Shared Use Path Projects
Sponsor: Various
Estimated Total Cost: $11,079,801
Proposed Source of Federal Funds: Ohio Statewide Urban Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program

History/Background: In November 2012, the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced the creation of an Ohio Statewide Urban Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program. The intent of the program is to more quickly advance eligible projects that improve air quality, reduce congestion, and eliminate delay/improve safety, in addition to utilizing statewide CMAQ funding in the year funds are allocated. Selection of projects is in accordance with the policy established by the Ohio Statewide Urban Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Committee.

The following projects are applying for CMAQ funding administered through the Ohio Statewide Urban Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Program:

• CUY JOHNSTON MILL RUN TRAIL - This project involves the construction of a four mile off-road shared-use path facility, north of Broadway, from Miles Avenue to Lee Road and Kerruish Park, in Cleveland (location map). The project’s estimated total cost is $3,993,801. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering preliminary development (PEPD) is $240,189. The sponsor is requesting eighty percent ($192,151) of the PEPD to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide the twenty percent ($48,038) matching funds. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering detailed design (PEDD) is $160,126. The sponsor is requesting eighty percent ($128,101) of the PEDD to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide the twenty percent ($32,025) matching funds. The estimated cost of right-of-way (RW) is $809,245. The sponsor is requesting eighty percent ($647,396) of the RW to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide the twenty percent ($161,849) matching funds. The estimated cost of construction (C) is $2,784,241. The sponsor is requesting eighty percent ($2,227,393) of the construction (C) cost to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide the twenty percent ($556,848) matching funds.

CUY RED LINE GREENWAY - This project involves the construction of a 1.8 mile multi-purpose trail that will connect the Michael Zone Recreation Center from W. 53rd Street just north of I-90 along the GCRTA Red Line Rapid Transit corridor in the City of Cleveland to the intersection of Columbus Road and Franklin Avenue. The Red Line Greenway will also extend across the Cuyahoga Viaduct to a point above Merwin Avenue on the Columbus Peninsula overlooking Rivergate Park, in Cleveland (location map). The trail will connect to Zone Recreation Center’s mile all-purpose trail that spans from West 65th Street to West 53rd Street. The project’s estimated cost of construction (C) is $5,956,135. The sponsor is requesting eighty percent ($4,764,908) of the construction (C) cost to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide the twenty percent ($1,191,227) matching funds.

CUY VALLEY PARKWAY TRAIL PHASE 2 - The proposed project involves the construction of approximately three miles of all purpose trail, from Ridge Road to Broadview Road, in North Royalton and Broadview Heights (location map). The project’s estimated total cost is $1,586,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering preliminary development (PEPD) is $73,500. The sponsor is requesting $41,500 of the PEPD to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide $32,000 in matching funds. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering detailed design (PEDD) is $73,500. The sponsor is requesting eighty percent ($58,800) of the PEDD to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide the twenty percent ($14,700) matching funds. The estimated cost of construction (C) is $1,439,000. The sponsor is requesting $821,000 of the construction (C) cost to be funded with CMAQ funds. The sponsor will provide $618,000 in matching funds.

Staff Comment (Summary):

Programming Division:
• These projects are consistent with NOACA’s Connections+ 2035 Goal #3 (Preserve and Improve the Efficiency of the Transportation System).
• Recommend committee and public review in order to obtain comments.

Committee Review:

Transportation Subcommittee:
• No comments; recommended for Planning and Programming Committee review.

Planning and Programming Committee:
• No comments; recommended for Executive Committee review.

Executive Committee:
• No comments; recommended for Board of Directors' review. 

Intergovernmental Review and Consultation (IGRC):

Public Involvement:

Last updated: 9/15/2014 8:48:41 AM