Projects In Other Areas Of Oakwood
CenterPoint Gas Line Improvements
CenterPoint (formerly Vectren) continues replacing underground gas distribution pipes and home service lines in Oakwood neighborhoods. The 2022 CenterPoint Maps identify work programmed for 2022. In all work areas, CenterPoint is installing new polyethylene pipes in place of old steel and cast iron pipes and is moving indoor gas meters to outside wall locations. This is the continuation of a multi-year CenterPoint infrastructure replacement project in Oakwood scheduled to be completed in 2023. Oakwood residents personally affected by the work will receive detailed information from CenterPoint. The CenterPoint Work Completed & 2022 Planned Projects Map show gas line work completed to date, and the work planned for the final two years of the city-wide project. Contact Public Works Inspector/Foreman Tom Long at (937) 298-0777 with questions about the work, or reference the CenterPoint pipeline projects map at: https://midwest.centerpointenergy.com/gas-system/map
Asphalt Roadway Resurfacing
The 2022 asphalt repaving project took place on the streets identified below. The City Public Works Department did some utility work and tree trimming on these streets in advance of the repaving.
- Schantz Avenue (All)
- Dell Park Avenue(All)
- Beverly Place (All)
- Katharine Terrace(All)
- Park Road (All)
- Little Woods Road (All)
- North/South & East/West Alley between Monterey Avenue & Hadley Avenue
- East/West Alley between Triangle Avenue & Peach Orchard Avenue
- North/South Alley between Triangle Avenue & Peach Orchard Avenue
- North/South & East/West Alley between Peach Orchard Avenue & Monteray Avenue
- North/South Alley between Hadley Avenue & Corona Avenue
- North/South Alley between Corona Avenue & Wiltshire Boulevard
- North/South Alley between Wiltshire Boulevard & Telford Avenue
- Creager Field Dog Park Parking Lot (All)
Concrete Street Repairs
Repairs will be made to several concrete streets throughout Oakwood, which may include concrete replacement or asphalt patching. The City will inform impacted property owners prior to the start of work.
Annual Sidewalk, Curb and Driveway Apron Repair Project
The 2022 Sidewalk, Curb and Driveway Apron Repair Project will take place west of Far Hills Avenue from Harman Avenue to the north corporation line at Old River. The purpose of the project is to maintain the concrete structures located within the City rights-of-way in a good, safe condition. City staff will inspect the areas and mark sections of concrete requiring repairs. Residents affected by the work will receive personal notification regarding their responsibilities. Please call Public Works Foreman David Shuey at (937) 298-0777 if you have any questions. For those who choose to do the repair work themselves, please remember to obtain a permit in advance and that all work must be inspected and completed by the date in the notification. This annual project will occur again in 2023 and 2024 in the southeast and south central sections of Oakwood.
Point Broadband City-wide Fiber Installation Project
Point Broadband, a private internet and telecommunications company, announced their arrival to the region as a new utility provider that will offer fiber-to-the-home service. Construction has already commenced in Springboro, and Point Broadband has advised that Oakwood is their next target market, with plans to soon begin construction here. The City will share information about the project as it progresses via the City website, Facebook page, and at public meetings. After city permits are issued, residents can expect to see construction crews identifying underground utilities and marking their location with temporary paint and flags. Point Broadband work will take place in the public right-of-way (including curb lawns) and in some utility easements as they install utility cabinets and pedestals, as well as the fiber optic cable. Point Broadband will announce when construction will begin in neighborhoods via a series of messages which may include letters, postcards, and yard markers. City staff will work with Point Broadband to ensure restoration and screening are completed as required by city code. Point Broadband will conduct open house events to provide information about the project in advance of starting work. The dates and times of these open houses will be announced on the City’s website and Facebook pages. Construction is expected to take place on every Oakwood street and will include installation of underground fiber lines, and various above ground appurtenances as shown below:
Gardner Pool Deck Replacement
The Gardner Pool deck is being replaced. The work includes demolition and replacement of the deck, installation of fencing around the zero depth wading pool (children’s pool), and installing new pool lifeguard stands and diving boards.