Friday, May 31, 2013

E 156th Update

East 156th will temporary be reopened early next week.  The work installing the solider piles (vertical  steel beams used to support the ground while the ground is being excavated) and placing dewatering pipes below grade is complete.  The portion of the street that was disturbed for the above will be filled with 304 limestone (small diameter stone).  Please use caution while traveling over this area.  The road will be closed of approximately 15 months starting mid to late July at which time the detour that was previously utilized will be in effect.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Sewer District Presentation, May 21 Meeting

The weather was so warm yesterday that the Memorial-Nottingham Library was forced to close due to a malfunctioning air conditioner. A closed library required a last-minute cancellation of our regular ECT Community Meeting, but mark your calendars for June 18th when we should be back to our regular schedule.

The planned presentation is posted below.

See you June 18th!
  - Jenn

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

REMINDER: Community meeting planned for tonight (May 21st)

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District will host our Euclid Creek Tunnel Community Meeting tonight, May 21. The meeting, regularly scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month, begins at 6:00 p.m. and is held at the Memorial-Nottingham Branch of the Cleveland Public Library (17109 Lake Shore Blvd.).

For those interested in updates, but unable to attend the meeting, a copy of the PowerPoint presentation will be posted to the blog within the next several days.

Thank you and I hope to see you tonight.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Lakeshore Boulevard Relief Sewer Project: Traffic Impacts

Thank you to those who attended the Sewer District's community meeting on May 16.

The Lakeshore Boulevard Relief Sewer includes construction of a new sewer between Triangle Park and Rosecliff Avenue.  This sewer will further reduce combined sewer overflows as well as reduce basement flooding in the area. 

The complete project will begin construction later this year, but a portion of the project is being incorporated into the current Euclid Creek Tunnel construction. 

This portion of the project will primarily impact those living and working near Euclid Creek Tunnel Shaft 4 (Triangle Park) and includes a new sewer between Triangle Park and the Euclid Creek Pump Station. The sewer will be constructed beneath Lakeshore Boulevard, but a 70 foot deep access shaft will be constructed in the two westbound lanes of Lakeshore Boulevard.  Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction.

If you were unable to attend the meeting and would like to review the presented PowerPoint, please see below.  If you have questions concerning the project, please feel free to direct those to Jenn at

Monday, May 13, 2013


Work will commence in E 156th St requiring the closure of the road near the entrance to the 3-2 work area (fenced in work site).  All residents affected by this temporary closure ( ~3 weeks) should have received a notice regarding the closure and detour.  The detour for individuals requiring access to areas north of the closure is via E 159th and through the apartment complex.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Video: WKYC visits our Euclid Creek Tunnel construction

[Originally posted on our @neorsd newsroom blog]

Many Americans take the train or ride an elevator to work. These, however, are a bit more unconventional.

WKYC's Chris Tye visited our Euclid Creek Tunnel shaft site at Nine Mile Creek last week, and Bob Auber, Doug Gabriel, and Kellie Rotunno took him on a journey few people ever get to make as he visited our tunnel boring machine at work hundreds of feet underground.

The Euclid Creek Tunnel is an 18,000-foot-long 24-foot-wide sewer tunnel being constructed 200 feet under Cleveland. This is just one of several huge projects that are part of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's 25-year Project Clean Lake program intended to reduce pollution in Lake Erie.