City announces Back to Basics Street Improvements funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Montrose Avenue, Riveredge Road, Old Lorain Road, West 183rd Street (Ward 17)


Beginning August 22, 2023, weather permitting, the City of Cleveland’s Back to Basics Street Improvement Program, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) will begin in Ward 17. Advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of road improvements. The following streets are expected to be completed in mid-October:

  •   Montrose Avenue (Glencliffe Road to Warren Road)
  •   Riveredge Road (Larchwood Avenue to End)
  •   Old Lorain Road (Lorain Avenue to Valley Parkway)
  •   West 183th Street (Puritas Avenue to Ponciana Avenue)

One lane of traffic will be maintained for local traffic for the duration of each project. No detours are expected. Access to all businesses, residences and side streets will be maintained during construction. On-street parking will not be allowed during construction. The work will take place during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.For questions, contact the City of Cleveland’s Inspector, Eric Faehner at 216-857-3028.

Editor’s Note: Road construction invariably presents hazards to the public. All travelers are urged to use caution in construction zones. Public safety and the safety of workers is a top priority.

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