Ohio Department of Transportation seeks public input on replacing Buhrer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge over I-71 in the City of Cleveland
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing replace the Buhrer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge over I-71 in the City of Cleveland.
The Buhrer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge will be closed for a period of eight months during construction. Lane closures during construction on I-71 will be required during off peak hours.
This bridge replacement is scheduled for construction in 2024. Detailed project schedule information will be released in Spring 2022. The estimated construction cost is $1,300,000.
ODOT is seeking public input regarding this project. Comments may be sent via mail to: Mr. Mark Alan Carpenter, P.E. District Environmental Engineer 5500 Transportation Blvd. Garfield Heights, OH, 44125. Comments may also be made by phone at 216-584-2089 or email via Mark.Carpenter@dot.ohio.gov. Comments will be received until October 8, 2021.
Tremont West Development Corporation (TWDC) Executive Director Cory Riordan says TWDC plans to work with the ODOT to include in the project some additional design features residents would like to see on the pedestrian bridge. Riordan said residents will have additional opportunities to give input on the project as it goes forward.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and ODOT.