Mahoning County commissioners Wednesday awarded a $1,027,000 contract for road resurfacing to Diorio Paving of Girard and a $305,000 contract for chip-and-seal work, or pavement maintenance, to Hughes Construction of Suffield, Ohio. Nearly nine miles of road will be resurfaced and about 6.5 miles of road will be chipped and sealed. Mahoning County Engineer Patrick T. Ginnetti said work will begin when the Ohio Public Works grant money becomes available which is expected later this month. The roads affected:
Austintown: Kirk Road from Raccoon Road to state Route 46.
Beaver: New Buffalo Road from Western Reserve Road to Lynn Road.
Boardman: Simon Road from Indianola Road to South Avenue and Southern Boulevard from Mathews Road to Indianola.
Goshen: Duck Creek Road from Western Reserve to Calla Road.
Poland: Fifth Street from the Struthers City limits to Lyon Boulevard; Clingan Road from U.S. Route 224 to the Struthers City limits; and Walker Mill Road from North Lima Road to the Interstate 680 bridge.
Smith: North Benton West Road from 12th Street to Johnson Road.
Chip and Seal
Beaver: Blosser Road from state Route 165 to state Route 164.
Berlin: Shilling Road from state Route 534 to the bridge.
Ellsworth: Bailey Road from Ellsworth Road to U.S. Route 224.
Jackson: Silica Road from state Route 45 to Bailey Road.
Springfield: Glacier Road from Beard Road to Springfield Road.