Construction Updates

With many construction projects planned here in Grandview Heights we want to keep people who live, work, and play here connected with up-to-date information on the impacts they may experience. Below we have listed construction projects with maps and information, a real-time blog post for each project, and a link to sign up for email and text alerts. For more information on these projects, contact Pat Bowman at pbowman@grandviewheights.org.



Improvements to West First Avenue


Estimated start time March 2016


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  • First Avenue will be resurfaced from Virginia Avenue to Northwest Blvd. 
  • Palmer Avenue at the corner of First Avenue will be realigned to decrease the width of the intersection and to be more perpendicular to First Avenue. 
  • As a traffic calming measure and for pedestrian safety, the width of First Avenue at Virginia Avenue will be decreased by constructing curb “bump outs’ on the northwest and southwest corners. 
  • The sidewalk at Pierce Park along First Avenue will be widened and improved with paving bricks. 
  • The mid-block crosswalk across First Avenue will be improved with bump outs to reduce the width of First Avenue. 
  • In collaboration with the athletic association, the outfield fence will be moved in to improve the field and to gain more public green space outside the fence.


Water line and street improvements



Estimated start time April 2016


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Improvements to Broadview and Ashland Avenues
  • The existing water line from First Avenue to Third Avenue will be replaced. All existing service lines will be reconnected to the new line. This will require the water service to be temporarily shut off. Residents will be directly notified of the date, time and duration.
  • The streets will be resurfaced along with entire length and width from First Avenue to Third Avenue.
Improvements to Westwood and Elmwood
  • The streets will be resurfaced along with the entire length and width from First Avenue to Third Avenue.


West Third Avenue street, roadway and water line improvements



Estimated start time July 2016


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  • The railroad bridge will be widened from two to four lanes.
  • Signals will be installed at Edgehill and Bobcat as well as at Edgehill and 5th Avenue.
  • Water lines will be extended from Grandview Heights corporation line.
  • Dead end water lines will be extended to Third Avenue on Dover, Norton, Parkway North, Holly and Oxley.

Improvements to West Goodale Boulevard 

Estimated start time April 2017


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  • Improvements to 0.85 miles of Goodale Boulevard from east of Grandview Ave to Northwest Boulevard.
  • Improvements include pavement milling, resurfacing and full depth repair, curb and gutter replacement for driveway modifications and deteriorated sections, curb ramp reconstruction, curb bump-outs, with associated storm sewer, new signage, minor extension of shared-use path and landscaping.

Signalized intersection improvements



Project underway


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  • Curb ramps will be reconstructed and signal poles will be upgraded at Goodale Blvd. and Grandview Avenue, project is already underway, should be completed March 2016.
  • Curb ramps will be reconstructed and signal poles will be upgraded at Grandview Avenue and First Avenue, project already underway, should be completed March 2016.
  • Curb ramps will be reconstructed and signal poles will be upgraded at Oakland Avenue and First Avenue underway, to be completed by mid-summer.
  • Curb ramps will be reconstructed and signal poles will be upgraded at Oxley Road at First Avenue to be completed Fall 2016.
  • Curb ramps will be reconstructed and signal poles will be upgraded at Northwest Boulevard and Goodale Boulevard to be completed Fall 2016.


General street improvements



Estimated start time May 2016


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  • Various street improvements.


Improvements to Northwest Boulevard



Project underway


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  • Pavement resurfacing from Hilo to Goodale Blvd.
  • Installation of traffic signals and brick crosswalks at First Avenue, Williams Avenue and at Goodale Blvd.
  • Alley reconstruction between First Avenue and Williams Avenue east of Northwest Blvd.
  • Sidewalk and curb ramps upgrades along Northwest Blvd. at Hilo, Parkway North and Oxley Road.
  • Signal improvement at Northwest and Oxley Road.
  • Water line replacements from Parkway to Hilo within the west lane of Northwest Blvd.
Grandview Heights Construction Updates


First Avenue Improvements
Improvements to West First Avenue





Water Line and Street Improvements
Water line and street improvements













Third Avenue Improvements
West Third Avenue street, roadway and water line improvements



























2016 Street Project Map
Signalized intersection improvements















2016 Street Project Map
General street improvements




Northwest Boulevard Improvements
Improvements to Northwest Boulevard