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U.S. 20 Major Rehabilitation

Roadway Major Rehab

Project Status

  1. Proposed

  2. In Development

  3. Pre-construction

  4. Construction

  5. Completion

About the project

The project will reconstruct and widen U.S. 20 between Stoney Ridge Road and Lear Nagle Road in North Ridgeville. Work will include:

  • Reconstruction and widening of U.S. 20 from three lanes to five lanes.

  • Construction of a shared use path.

  • Addition of new storm sewers and water lines.

  • Reconstruction of sidewalks with new curb and gutter.

  • Traffic signals and signage upgrades.

  • Replacement of two bridges: U.S. 20 over French Creek, and Root Road over French Creek.

  • Detention basin additions for storm water control.

Being completed in partnership with the city of North Ridgeville, the project is a $26.8 million investment. Construction is expected to continue through October 2020.


Current traffic impacts


Week of September 21, 2020 - All outlined work is weather permitting.

U.S. Route 20 major widening - U.S. 20, between Stoney Ridge Road and Lear Nagle Road, will have one lane of traffic maintained in each direction.


  • Center Ridge Road, west of Jaycox Road – Crews will be adjusting sanitary and storm sewer manholes to grade on the south side of the road.
  • Center Ridge Road, east of Jaycox Road – Crews will begin the final grading on the multi-use path and prep it for paving.


  • Center Ridge Road, west of Jaycox Road – The concrete crew will be at various places forming and pouring concrete in curb and gutter cut-out areas and sidewalks.
  • Installing foundation and conduit for the street and traffic lights will continue.
  • Retaining wall installation will continue at O’Reilly’s Auto Parts.
  • Center Ridge Road, east of Jaycox Road – Filling and grading behind the sidewalk and curb.
  • State Route 83 – Driveway aprons and sidewalk will continue to be grated and formed up. Traffic has been shifted to the east side of Route 83 through Center Ridge Road heading north and south. Traffic will stay in this configuration while the final southwestern quadrant of the intersection is being rebuilt. The dedicated left turn lanes from Route 83 have been eliminated and the traffic signal timing has been changed accordingly.

Estimated completion: Fall of 2020

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