Street, Public Works & Water Projects

The City of Dayton typically has several street or water system projects occurring at any given time. Below are the current or upcoming construction projects requiring potential closings and detours. If you have questions about construction projects or road closings that might affect your property, please contact the Division of Civil Engineering at 937-333-3840, or email Keith Steeber. View other area road construction projects at the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) an online resource showing real-time traffic conditions.

Vectren Energy will replace miles of pipeline in the Dayton region in 2017, including areas throughout the city of Dayton. See a map of current and upcoming projects on Vectren's website.

Current Construction Projects

  • Keowee Street Reconstruction: Keowee Street between Helena and Stanley will be upgraded, with construction lasting through most of 2016. Bike lanes and paths will also be installed on Keowee and Helena as part of this project. Estimated completion: December 2016.

Webster Street Bridge

Webster Bridge Night
  • Signal System Upgrade: Replacement of traffic signal controllers citywide. Timing will also be readjusted for driving trends in order to delay and idling vehicles, ultimately resulting in fewer accidents and less air pollution. Uninterruptible power supplies will be installed at busy intersections. Estimated completion: June 2017.
  • Valley Street Bikeway Connector, Phase 1: Installation of bike lanes and a bike path on Valley Street, Rita Street and Stanley Avenue. Estimated completion: June 2017.
  • Harshman Road Bridge Replacement: Montgomery County is replacing this bridge over the Mad River in Dayton, near the entrance to Eastwood MetroPark. Estimated completion: October 2017.
  • I-75 Bridge Replacement: The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) are replacing bridges of northbound I-75 to eastbound and westbound U.S. 35. Estimated completion: October 2017.
  • U.S. 35 Bridge Rehabilitation: The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is working to replace wearing surface of bridge decks. Estimated completion: October 2017.
  • Webster Street Bridge: Construction a new bridge over the Mad River in downtown Dayton, just north of Monument Avenue. The new $10.1 million span is funded largely by state and federal sources and replaces a 100-year old structure. It will feature wider sidewalks, observation decks and enhanced lighting (see rendering). As a result of construction, traffic is detoured, with Monument Avenue and Keowee Street suggested as alternatives. Estimated completion: December 2017.
  • Helena Street Bridge Replacement: A new bridge will be installed at Helena Street over the Great Miami River. It will be built by the Eagle Bridge Company at a cost of approximately $6 million and will include wider sidewalks and improved lighting. Estimated completion: December 2017.
  • Valley Street Reconstruction: Reconstruction of Valley Street from Rita Street to Stanley Avenue. Estimated completion: October 2018