Transportation

Riverside, Madison Intersection in Lakewood Closing for Two Weeks

Riverside, Madison Intersection in Lakewood Closing for Two Weeks

Starting on Monday, Nov. 23, the Madison and Riverside intersection will be closed for approximately two weeks (weather permitting) for sewer repair. During recent repairs to an underground utility line, a 20-feet section of sanitary sewer pipe buckled underneath the intersection and needs to be excavated and replaced. “This wasn’t planned, but it’s something that […]

‘Green Pavement’ Unveiled on Franklin Boulevard Bike Lanes

The city of Lakewood took another step forward in its goal to becoming the most bike-friendly city in the state of Ohio. Crews from Ennis-Flint put the finishing touches on new “green asphalt” in two locations on the designated bike lanes on Franklin Avenue, near Lakewood High School. The new stretches of bike lane — […]

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Manor Park Pedestrian Crosswalk Project Expected to Begin in November

Manor Park Pedestrian Crosswalk Project Expected to Begin in November

Work to install a new high-tech Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon near the intersection of Detroit and Manor Park avenues is slated to begin in November.

Bike to School Day & Bike Helmet Sale
By April 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Bike to School Day & Bike Helmet Sale

Bike to School Day is May 27th for all middle school students attending Garfield and Harding Middle Schools in Lakewood. To receive the participation goodie bag and to be eligible for raffles, students MUST wear a bike helmet. In Lakewood, it is the law that all riders under the age of 18 wear a bike […]

Lakewood Traffic Alert: Madison Resurfacing Begins
By March 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Lakewood Traffic Alert: Madison Resurfacing Begins

The good news is – Madison Avenue will soon be a smooth surface to drive on which is desperately needed since parts of Madison are like the surface of the moon. The bad news is – there will be inconveniences and changes in traffic patterns including a street parking ban beginning March 30th on parts […]

By April 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

RTA Construction Forces Lakewood School Children into the Street

RTA construction on Clifton Blvd. makes walking to school difficult and dangerous for Lakewood school kids. Lakewood citizen, Ryan Salo expresses his concerns on Fox 8 News. Mayor Summers addresses the problem on Twitter: RTA work blocking Clifton Sidewalks solved with temp barriers Mon PM & Tues AM, temp sidewalks Tues PM. , thx residents' […]

Lakewood Citizens Do Their Part to Help With Salt Shortage
By January 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Lakewood Citizens Do Their Part to Help With Salt Shortage

Erik Murdell (‏@emurdell) of Lakewood helps the city deal with the road salt shortage. @emurdell @mortonsalt @LakewoodOhio That's not good for your street's already high blood pressure. — WJR (@WJRickman) January 29, 2014

Supplier Freezes Lakewood’s Salt Reserve

Lakewood’s salt supply is running precariously low, and the city’s streets have suffered as a result. Morton, the contracted company that provides the city’s salt, has failed to deliver the 1,000 tons back-ordered by the city. Lakewood has now placed orders with other vendors, but not being under contract means that city isn’t high on […]

By January 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Lakewood Roads Get Clobbered with Snow / Salt Shortages

This video posted on YouTube by TheLakewoodObserver shows how the snow and cold temperatures have affected Lakewood, Ohio roads. The City of Lakewood is doing what they can to keep the roads clear, but in addition to Polar-Vortex inspired weather, the city is also dealing with road salt shortages as Mayor Summers explains here “Supplier […]

By December 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Pay for Parking with a Credit Card at Lakewood’s New Kiosks

New parking kiosks in Lakewood, Ohio are being introduced in two of the city’s municipal lots. Kiosks are said to be be more efficient and offer payment with credit cards.