Massillon Road North

  1. July 12, 2021: SR619 East Reopens. West Leg of SR619 Closes for 30 days.

    On Monday, July 12, east leg of SR 619 reopened as construction flipped to the west leg of SR 619, which will be closed for 30 days. For the first couple of days following the flip, you will see added signage and sheriff deputies directing traffic. Read on...
  2. June 23, 2021 - SR619 east bound from Massillon Rd Anticipated to Open July 9

    SR619 to the east of Massillon Road will reopen on July 9, weather permitting. Also on July 9, the contractor will move to phase 5 of the construction project and close SR619 to the west at this time. Additional Info...
  3. April 14, 2021: Closure of SR619 East of Massillon Begins April 26

    Phase 4 of the Massillon Road project begins April 26. SR619 will be closed east of Massillon Road for approximately 60 days. Read on...
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The City of Green will begin construction of the two season Massillon Road North infrastructure improvement project in 2020. Utility relocation will begin in 2019 in preparation for roadway improvements.

Purpose

The purpose of this project is to improve current and future mobility on Massillon Road.

Project Needs

Review the following project needs:

  • Capacity: Existing two-lane road is not adequate for future traffic at intersections
  • Safety: Number of left turn crashes at intersections is higher than statewide averages, vertical curve does not provide adequate sight distance, insufficient driveway spacing, shoulders are narrower than current design standards
  • Walking/Biking: No existing pedestrian or bicycle facilities along this segment of  Massillon Road

Raber Roundabout Final Rendering

Project Goals

See the following to learn about the project goals:

  • Accommodate pedestrians and bicycles and improve connectivity
  • Decrease crashes by improving roadway to current design standards
  • Improve visual character of corridor
  • Minimize impacts to private property and the environment
  • Provide sufficient capacity to accommodate future traffic

Project Plan

After several public input meetings and evaluation of the three proposed plan alternatives, the selected project plan includes three roundabouts (intersections of Massillon Road/SR619, Stein/Massillon Road, and Raber/Massillon Road).

Review the November 2016 Massillon Road North Alternative (PDF).

Project Cost Estimates

The construction cost is currently estimated at $12.75 million.

Project Funding

  • Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study
  • City of Green
  • Ohio Department Of Transportation Safety Funding

Estimated Schedule

  • Construction: 2020 through 2021
  • Construction: Utility Relocation 2019
  • Design: 2014 through 2019
  • Develop alternatives: Fall 2013
  • Public Meeting Number 2: Late 2013/Early 2014
  • Right of Way Acquisition: 2019
  • Select preferred alternative: 2016