Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Cuyahoga Falls City Council voted unanimously to resurface the road — between Newberry Street and Clyde Avenue — at a cost of $500,000
Tallmadge Road will be getting some attention after school ends in June. At its Monday night meeting, Cuyahoga Falls City Council voted unanimously to resurface the road — between Newberry Street and Clyde Avenue — at a cost of $500,000, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. A state grant will cover 80 percent of the total, so the city will be responsible for about $100,000. The road will not close but will go down to one-lane traffic during that time, the newspaper reported. Cuyahoga Falls Patch readers weighed in on whether they wanted to see the road improvements. Here's what they said on the website:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Most of the money needed to resurface the road will come from an Ohio grant
Tallmadge Road could be getting a face-lift soon. That is, if Cuyahoga Falls City Council gives the go-ahead. The Akron Beacon Journal reported that, on Monday, council will consider resurfacing the road — from Newberry Street to 300 feet south of Clyde Avenue — and most of the $500,000 needed for that will come from an Ohio grant. (About $100,000 should come from the city.) "Every year when the street resurfacing list came out, I would get calls from residents asking why Tallmadge wasn't on the list," Ward 2 Councilwoman Mary Ellen Pyke said in the Beacon. "With decreases in the general fund, we had to find another way to pay for a half million dollar project." What do you think? Does Tallmadge Road need some work? What other roads in the…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Cuyahoga Falls Service Director Valerie Wax Carr said repairs on the water main and road are underway.
A water main burst in front of Preston Elementary School on Tuesday, causing subsequent traffic disruptions on Tallmadge Road between High Street and Magnolia Avenue. According to Cuyahoga Falls Service Director Valerie Wax Carr, Tallmadge has been closed on and off as crews have worked to repair the damage. Carr said the water main has been fixed, and that water service has been restored. A boil alert will not be issued, she said. As it stands, Tallmadge will reopen by about 2 p.m. Wednesday after city workers finish repairing the road.