Open house scheduled for Northside Arterial Project

By Mark Shuller - Email

CINCINNATI, OH  (FOX19) – An open house concerning the Northside Arterial Project is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the McKie Recreation Center located at 1655 Chase Ave., Cincinnati.  The meeting will be hosted by the City of Cincinnati in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Transportation, District 8 and M•E Companies Inc.

This project involves roadway, bicycle and pedestrian improvements along Colerain Avenue (U.S. 27) from the Interstate 74 exit ramp to Blue Rock Street, and along Blue Rock Street from Colerain Avenue to Spring Grove Avenue. The project also includes intersection improvements to the Colerain Avenue-Spring Grove Avenue-Elmore Street triangular network.

The public is invited to visit anytime during the open house to view and comment on conceptual alternatives planned for the project. Exhibits will be on display, along with additional project information.  Personnel from ODOT, city staff and project team members will be available to answer questions, and comment sheets will be available for public input. After the meeting, comments can be submitted until Oct. 27, 2010, to Jim Brenneman, by fax (513) 881-2263 or mail at M•E Companies, Suite 2300, 23 Triangle Park Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45246.

Individuals who may require interpretation services or special assistance to participate in this meeting should contact Morgan Heilman, at (513) 352-5285, five to seven days prior to the meeting for arrangements to be made.

For more information about this project, contact: Morgan Heilman, City of Cincinnati – Department of Transportation and Engineering at (513) 352-5285 or and/or Jim Brenneman, M•E Companies, Inc. at (800) 229-1774 ext. 279 or