This project will include the installation of an 8-foot-wide asphalt trail along the north side of Barlow Road from Terex Road (connecting to the Metroparks Bike and Hike Trail) east to the Ellsworth Golf Course. The asphalt trail will transition to a 7-foot-wide, concrete sidewalk across the Ellsworth Golf Course to 1289 Barlow Road. At this point the sidewalk will transition to a standard 5-foot-wide concrete sidewalk to Darrow Road. The total project length is 1.55 miles. The trail & sidewalk construction includes storm drainage improvements, grading, driveway repairs, and tree removal. For more information about the other stages of Veterans Trail, take a look at the project story map.
If you have questions regarding this project, please contact :
Nate Wonsick, P.E., Assistant City Engineer
(330) 342-1770 Email
Current Project Updates:
A project informational meeting was held on August 3, 2017. Since that time, design of the project has been completed, nearly all the private property work agreements have been obtained, utility coordination has been completed, and all permit applications have been submitted.
As part of the design and planning of the project, the City will be begin staking portions of the trail near power poles to be evaluated for relocation. City staff will be conducting site reviews in the coming weeks to review the need to relocate power poles in preparation for the project. The gas line on the north side of the roadway will also need relocated by a private contractor in preparation for the project. This gas line relocation is scheduled for completion by fall 2019.
A link to the current construction plans for this project can be found here.