Title: City of Cleveland Bridge and Paving Projects
Sponsor: Cleveland
Name: MLK BLVD; FULTON RD/W 28TH ST; N MARGINAL RD; N MARGINAL RD/ S MARGINAL RD; and S MARGINAL RD
Estimated Total Cost: $16,655,720
Proposed Source of Federal Funds: NOACA

• CUY MLK BLVD: PID No. 98548 - This project involves either relining or removing and replacing the two corrugate metal plate dual arch structures on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, over Doan Brook Creek, approximately one-third of a mile south of IR-90 and just south of East Boulevard in the City of Cleveland (location map). The estimated total cost of the project is $4,341,800. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering preliminary development (PEPD) is $333,900. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering detailed design (PEDD) is $333,900. PEPD and PEDD will be funded by the sponsor. The estimated construction cost is $3,674,000. The sponsor obtained $2,500,000 in ODOT Municipal Bridge (MBR) funds toward the construction cost. The sponsor must provide a 20 percent match ($625,000) to the MBR funds. The difference between the estimated construction cost and the identified funding is $549,000. The sponsor requests eighty percent ($439,200) of the difference be funded with NOACA-administered Surface Transportation Program (STP) funds. The sponsor will provide the twenty percent match ($109,800). A structure type study will be conducted to determine treatment type. The sponsor reports that the STP funds will not be needed if ODOT approves the relining of the structure.

• CUY FULTON RD/W 28TH ST - This project involves rehabilitation and resurfacing along Fulton Road, from Clark Avenue to Franklin Avenue and West 28th Street from Franklin Avenue to Detroit in Cleveland (location map). The roadway improvement involves planing off the asphalt wearing course, repairing the subgrade pavement structure where needed and resurfacing with 3-1/2" of new asphalt. The estimated total cost of the project is $4,640,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering preliminary development (PEPD) is $175,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering detailed design (PEDD) is $175,000. The estimated construction cost is $4,290,000. The sponsor requests that eighty percent ($3,432,000) of the construction cost be funded with STP funds. The sponsor will provide the non-federal share of construction ($858,000). The project can be designed and ready to construct by April 2017.

• CUY NORTH MARGINAL RD
- This project involves rehabilitation along North Marginal Road from East 72nd Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from the intersection of North Marginal Road to Lakeshore Boulevard; and Lakeshore Boulevard from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to the eastern corporate limit, in Cleveland (location map). The work includes rehabilitation of the existing deteriorated concrete pavement and curbs, and also grinding, repairing and resurfacing the existing asphalt pavement. The estimated total cost of the project is $2,455,920. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering preliminary development (PEPD) is $125,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering detailed design (PEDD) is $50,000. The estimated construction cost is $2,280,920. The sponsor requests that eighty percent ($1,824,736) of the construction cost be funded with STP funds. The sponsor will provide the non-federal share of construction ($456,184). The project can be designed and ready to construct by June 2016.

• CUY NORTH MARGINAL RD/SOUTH MARGINAL RD - This project involves rehabilitation along North Marginal Road, from West Boulevard to Lorain Avenue; and along South Marginal Road, from Western Avenue to West 98th Street in Cleveland (location map). The section of North Marginal Road from West Boulevard to West 9th Street is functionally classified as a local road and will be funded with local funds. The work includes full depth concrete slab or transverse joint removal and replacement; milling existing asphalt, repair concrete base, resurface with 3.25" of asphalt, and installation of ADA (Americans with Disabilities) compliant handicap ramps. The estimated total cost of the project is $1,720,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering preliminary development (PEPD) is $75,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering detailed design (PEDD) is $50,000. The estimated construction cost is $1,595,000. The sponsor requests that $754,156 of the construction cost be funded with STP funds. The sponsor will provide the remaining $840,844. The project can be designed and ready to construct by March 2016.

• CUY SOUTH MARGINAL RD - This project involves rehabilitation along 2.75 miles of South Marginal Road, from the east end of IR-90 South Marginal Road, at the IR-90 eastbound exit ramp to East 9th Street to East 55th Street, in Cleveland (location map). The work includes milling existing asphalt, repairing the pavement base, resurfacing with 3.25" of asphalt and installation of ADA (Americans with Disabilities) compliant handicap ramps. The estimated total cost of the project is $3,498,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering preliminary development (PEPD) is $100,000. The estimated cost of preliminary engineering detailed design (PEDD) is $50,000. The estimated construction cost is $3,348,000. The sponsor requests that eighty percent ($2,678,400) of the construction cost be funded with STP funds. The sponsor will provide the non-federal share of construction ($669,600). The project can be designed and ready to construct by March 2016.

Staff Comment (Summary):

General comments:

• 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.

Project specific comments:

CUY MLK
• Project is eligible for federal funding.
• The sponsor reports that the STP funds will not be needed if ODOT approves the relining of the structure as opposed to removal and replacement.

CUY FULTON RD/W 28TH ST
• Proposal is eligible for federal funding. The parking warrant mentioned in the application should consider a combination of current utilization of on-street parking, as well as off-street and side street parking alternatives. If it is determined to include on-street parking within the project, bumpouts at intersections should be considered to reduce pedestrian crossing distances, promote safe speeds, and discourage driving in the parking lane at times when they are not being used.

Response from the City of Cleveland’s Engineering & Construction Department:
With limited NOACA controlled funds available, the City is programming limited scoped projects to repair and resurface in order to improve pavement condition. The City will consider all design options available within the scope and budget to improve safety for all users.

CUY NORTH MARGINAL RD
• Recommend sponsor include spot pavement repairs to adjacent multiuse path, curb ramp repairs and crosswalk pavement markings in construction scope and cost estimate. Staff recommends that the sponsor coordinate with the Eastside Lakefront and Downtown Connector Transportation for Livable Communities Initiative (TLCI) study that is being completed now and incorporate the study’s recommendations for inclusion in the scope.

Response from the City of Cleveland’s Engineering & Construction Department:
The City will mill existing pavement, repair the pavement base, install intermediate asphalt course, adjust castings to grade, install new ADA-compliant curb ramps, install new asphalt wearing course and new pavement marking and signing. With limited NOACA controlled funds available to fund projects in the 5 County area, the City is programming projects to improve the pavement condition rating of its existing infrastructure and as many sustainable best practices as the budget allows. The suggested initiatives will be incorporated into the scope if leverage financing becomes available from NOACA or private/public agencies.

CUY NORTH MARGINAL RD/SOUTH MARGINAL RD
• Because traffic volumes are low, the sponsor should consider narrowing the roadway by 1 - 2 lanes; this will reduce the amount of pavement to maintain in the future, provide buffer to sidewalk, and/or bike lane.

Response from the City of Cleveland’s Engineering & Construction Department:
The City will mill existing pavement, repair the pavement base, install intermediate asphalt course, adjust castings to grade, install new ADA-compliant curb ramps, install new asphalt wearing course and new pavement markings and signing. The design will consider one lane in each direction with bike lanes.

• Staff also recommends the sponsor consider shorter, well-defined crosswalk treatments and sidewalk continuity, especially at skewed/large intersections, for inclusion in the project scope.

Response from the City of Cleveland’s Engineering & Construction Department:
With limited NOACA controlled funds available to fund projects in the five-county area, the City is requesting a limited pavement repair scope. Enhanced crosswalk treatment will be designed using pavement markings (ladder type crossings if warranted by Traffic Engineer).

CUY SOUTH MARGINAL RD
• NOACA’s traffic data indicates that the average daily traffic (ADT) for this project is low (1,250). Staff recommends that the sponsor coordinate with the Eastside Lakefront and Downtown Connector Transportation for Livable Communities Initiative (TLCI) study that is being completed now and incorporate the study’s recommendations for inclusion in the scope.

Response from the City of Cleveland’s Engineering & Construction Department:
The City will mill existing pavement, repair the pavement base, install intermediate asphalt course, adjust castings to grade, install new ADA-compliant curb ramps, install new asphalt wearing course and new pavement markings and signing. The TLCI study additional scope recommendations will be added if leverage financing becomes available from NOACA or private/public agencies.

Committee Review:

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

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

Intergovernmental Review and Consultation (IGRC):

Comments from the Cleveland Metroparks:

  • CUY NORTH MARGINAL ROAD
    Recommend that the sponsor coordinate with the Lakefront Greenway and Downtown Connector TLCI and with the ODOT-sponsored safety study (CUY-90-19.50/21.30) currently underway for high crash locations on I-90/SR-2 from ¼ mile west of E. 55th Street to ¼ mile east of MLK, Jr. Drive, which may include recommendations that could impact North Marginal Road.
  • CUY SOUTH MARGINAL ROAD
    Recommend that the sponsor coordinate with the Lakefront Greenway and Downtown Connector TLCI and with the ODOT-sponsored safety study (CUY-90-19.50/21.30) currently underway for high crash locations on I-90/SR2 from ¼ mile west of E. 55th Street to ¼ mile east of MLK, Jr. Drive, which may include recommendations that could impact South Marginal Road. 
     

Public Involvement:

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