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Kasich’s plan will invest $3 Billion in Ohio’s transportation system

Cleveland’s Opportunity Corridor to be funded with Turnpike money, begin construction more than 13 years sooner

7/25/2013, 2:51 p.m.
Some funds for the Jobs and Transportation plan were made possible by an innovative plan to issue bonds backed by ...

Cuyahoga counties I-271: Reconstruct, widen and add a third lane on I-271 from I-480 East to I-480 West. Total project cost is $131,000,000. Construction start date with Turnpike funds is 2016 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 11+ years.

Cuyahoga Opportunity Corridor: Construct a new road that provides access from University Circle to I-490 and I-77 in two phases. Total project cost is $334,000,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 13+ years.

Cuyahoga County U.S. Route 42: Widen and reconstruct U.S. Route 42 (Pearl Rd.) from Boston Rd. to Drake Road. Total project cost is $9,300,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until 2015. Time saved is one year.

Lorain County U.S. Route 20/SR 113: Widen Center Ridge Rd. from three to five lanes in the City of North Ridgeville. Total project cost is $48,718,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2017 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 10 years.

Medina County U.S. Route 42: Widen U.S. Route 42 to five lanes. Total project cost is $47,000,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2016, which keeps the project on schedule.

Lorain County State Route 57: Upgrade the existing I-90/SR 57 interchange and improve access to the 49th Street bridge in the city of Elyria. Total project cost is $28,800,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 13+ years.

Mahoning/Trumbull counties I-80: Widen I-80 to six lanes from I-680 to SR 193. Total project cost - $116,700,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan ¬is 2015 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 12+ years.

Stark County-Stark Mahoning Transit: Utility relocation to accommodate upgrades to the transit facility and route. Total project cost is $6,300,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2014, which keeps the project on schedule.

Stark County-Stark Mahoning Transit: To improve transit facilities and route access. Total project cost is $18,600,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2015 and without this plan would not have started until 2024. Time saved is 9 years.

Summit County Main/Broadway Interchange: Reconstruct I-76 and 77 to improve safety and reduce congestion on the Main/Broadway interchange. Total project cost - $96,400,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2016 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 11+ years.

Summit County I-271: Reconstruct, widen and add a third lane on I271. Total project cost - $62,500,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2015 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 12+ years.

Northwest Ohio

Erie County U.S. Route 250: Widen and improve U.S. Route 250 from U.S. 6 to Bogart Rd. Total project cost is $31,700,000. Construction date under Jobs and Transportation Plan is 2015 and without this plan would not have started until after 2027. Time saved is 12+ years.