Construction Projects

Chestnut St. and College Ave. Signalization

The City of Oxford has award a contract to Elex, Inc. for the installation of a traffic signal at the intersection of Chestnut St. and College Ave.  Layout and material staging has begun.  The contractor plans to begin underground work in the roadway on June 9, 2020.

Traffic will be maintained but delays can be expected.

Contreras Road Water Main Bore Under Railroad

With the assistance of a grant from the Ohio Public Works Commission, the City of Oxford will be replacing and upsizing the water main under the Contreras Road railroad crossing (aka High St.).

Contreras Road will be closed from Locust Street to Lynn St. on June 8, 2020.  A detour will be posted.  This project is scheduled for completion by July 31, 2020.  This project is complete.

State Route 73 Water Main Installation

City staff is in the process of installing and testing the new water main on SR 73 (Oxford Trenton Rd.).  This project replaces an old water main that was not in the public right of way between the Springwood Subdivision and Retreat Lane.  This project is complete.

Annual Street Resurfacing to Begin

The start of this project has been delayed until Friday, July 10th.


City Council awarded a contract to Barrett Paving for the 2020 Street Resurfacing Project.

Streets to be resurfaced include Chestnut St. from Oak St. to Patterson Ave.; Marcia Dr., David Drive, Elm St. From Spring St. to High St.; Withrow St. from College Ave to Main St.,; Contreras Rd. from the western corporation line to the beginning of county maintenance; Dick Dr.; James Dr.; and Joseph Dr.

Work will be completed later in the summer.

Traffic will be maintained, where possible, throughout the resurfacing project.  Delays can be expected so allow extra time to reach your destination.  Motorists should obey construction traffic signs and flaggers.

For more information about this project, please contact the City of Oxford Engineering Division at 513-524-5208.  This project is complete.

Curb, Gutter, and Sidewalk Replacements

 This project was awarded to Jackson Construction and will begin in early April 2020.  Specific areas of the City were marked for replacement in conjunction with the current street resurfacing program.  This work is weather dependant and should be completed by mid-June. This project is complete.

CDBG Handicap Ramp Replacements

Each year the City applies for grant money through the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to replace handicap ramps throughout the City.  This year’s contract was awarded to Bearcat Construction.   Handicap ramps will be installed/replaced throughout various locations in Oxford beginning in early April and shall be complete by mid-June, weather dependent.  This project is complete.

To view locations, click here.

Oxford Area Trail (OATS) Phase II

On June 4, 2019, Oxford City Council awarded this project to Sunesis Construction.

The construction of this section of OATS multi-use trail, for pedestrians and cyclists, is approximately 1.35 miles long and will connect SR73 East to Pfeffer Park on US 27 South.  Funding for this section is provided by local government, Miami University, and OKI.

This project is scheduled for completion in October, 2020.

Upcoming ODOT Projects

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