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September 22, 2017
UPDATE to Traffic Alert: Lick Run Greenway
Closure of southbound State Avenue and northbound State Avenue reduced to one lane in South Fairmount September 25 through spring 2018. Read more...

September 14, 2017
MSD to Construct Sewer Lateral in Symmes Township
MSD will construct a 6-inch sanitary sewer lateral at 9283 Hopewell Road in Symmes Township from mid-September through late September 2017. Read more...

August 29, 2017
Traffic Alert: Lick Run Greenway
Closure of northbound Harrison Avenue extended through early 2018, Van Hart Street closed through early 2018, and Kebler Street closed through late 2017. Read more...

August 18, 2017
Update: Lick Run Greenway
The entire CRC recreation area in South Fairmount is now closed due to construction activities. Read more...

August 11, 2017
Traffic Alert: Lick Run Greenway
Closure of nortbound Harrison Avenue between Westwood and Queen City avenues in South Fairmount will be extemded through Noon on Monday, August 28. Read more...

August 11, 2017
Update: Lick Run Greenway
The playground within the CRC area in South Fairmount will close on Monday, August 21 Read more...

July 28, 2017
Traffic Alert: Lick Run Greenway
Nortbound lane of Harrison Avenue between Westwood and Queen City avenues in South Fairmount will be closed from 9 a.m. July 31 through Sunday, August 13. Read more...

July 20, 2017
Traffic Alert: Lane Restrictions on Foraker Avenue in Walnut Hills Starting July 24
Temporary lane restrictions will occur on Foraker Avenue near the intersection of Alms Place in the Walnut Hills neighborhood beginning July 24 through early August. Read more...

July 19, 2017
Construction of Lick Run Greenway Has Begun
Construction of the nationally recognized Lick Run Greenway project in South Fairmount has begun and will continue through Fall 2019. The $89.9 million Greenway includes a mile-long bioengineered creek in a park-like setting through the valley corridor.Read more...

May 26, 2017
Notice of Public Hearings for Three Proposed Local Sewer Projects
Public hearings for three proposed local sewer projects, Bridgetown Local Sewer, Reemelin Road Local Sewer and Crestnoll Lane Local Sewer, are scheduled for June 7, June 7 and June 21 respectively before the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners.Read more...

May 26, 2017
Lane Restrictions on W. North Bend Road in Springfield Township to Start End of May
Lane restrictions will occur on North Bend Road in Springfield Township between 565 W. North Bend Road and the intersection of W. Seymour Avenue and W. North Bend Road beginning May 30 through mid-August. Read more...

May 9, 2017
Lane Restrictions on Spring Grove Avenue in Camp Washington to Start May 11
Lane restrictions will occur on Spring Grove Avenue in Camp Washington between Township and Straight streets beginning May 11 through late July. Read more...

May 5, 2017
Last Round of Property Demolitions to Begin in South Fairmount Week of May 8
Thirty-five residential and commercial buildings will be taken down in South Fairmount by this summer to make room for the Lick Run Greenway, which includes a mile-long creek, walking paths and improved civic recreation space. Read more...

April 25, 2017
Friendship Park Repairs Underway
MSD has begun a major construction project to repair a sinkhole in Cincinnati’s Friendship Park caused by the collapse of a sewer. The work should be done by the end of the year. Read more...

April 25, 2017
MSD to Construct Sewer Lateral in Colerain Township
Starting this week, MSD will construct a 6-inch sanitary sewer lateral at 3759 Poole Road in Colerain Township. Read more...

April 21, 2017
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Restrictions on Mill Road in Springfield Township ~April 24 thru August 2017
MSD's Pleasant Run Central Force Main Repair project will result in lane restrictions on Mill Road between 12005 Mill Road and I-275. Read more...

April 4, 2017
MSD to Construct New Sanitary Sewers in Clifton Starting This Week
MSD will begin constructing new sanitary sewers in Cincinnati’s Clifton neighborhood the week of April 3rd, with substantial completion in February 2018. Read more...

March 28, 2017
TRAFFIC ALERT: Repaving of Guerley Road
MSD will be repaving Guerley Road in West Price Hill in April. The road will be closed for up to two days between April 3 – 17, depending on the weather. Read more...

March 28, 2017
Sewer Lateral Project in Springfield Township
MSD will construct a new sewer lateral at 1602 Mill Road in Springfield Township. Read more...

March 23, 2017
Lick Run Project Update: Construction to Start Along Wyoming Avenue
MSD will begin installing storm sewers along Wyoming Avenue and associated side streets in West Price Hill starting this month. Read more...

March 6, 2017
Lick Run Project Update: Construction to Start in Quebec Heights Area
MSD will construct a green infrastructure project in the Quebec Heights area of East Price Hill starting in early March. Read more...

February 27, 2017
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures on Westwood Northern Boulevard through Summer 2017
Lane closures will occur on Westwood Northern Boulevard in Westwood between Wardall and Boudinot avenues beginning ~March 6 and ending in summer 2017. Read more...

January 18, 2017
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures on Queen City Avenue Jan. 24 through Late Spring
Lane closures will occur on Queen City Avenue in Westwood between Wyoming Avenue and E. Tower Drive beginning Tuesday, January 24 and continuing through late May/early June. Read more...

January 12, 2017
MSD to Replace Pump Station in Springfield Township
MSD) will begin construction on a replacement pump station in Springfield Township later this month or early February. The work will be completed by Spring 2018. Read more...

November 22, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: White Street in South Fairmount to Close for 8-10 Weeks
White Street in South Fairmount between Queen City and Fairmount avenues will be closed to through traffic starting the week of Nov. 21 and continuing for 8-10 weeks. Read more...

November 17, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic restrictions on Montana Avenue week of Nov. 28 through Fall 2017
Montana Avenue between Ferncroft and Mustang drives will be closed to through traffic going east toward Interstate 74 and down to one lane going west toward Westwood Northern Boulevard during the construction hours of 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Read more...

November 10, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Repaving of White and Queen City Avenue from November 14-18
Repaving of Queen City Avenue near White Street in South Fairmount and on the short section of White Street between Queen City and Westwood avenues is expected to occur November 14-18. Read more...

November 9, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Repaving of Sunset Avenue to Start Week of November 14
MSD’s Sunset Avenue project in West Price Hill is winding down, and pavement restoration is expected to start the week of November 14. Read more...

September 22, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Restrictions and Road Closure for Queen City Avenue
Queen City Avenue will be restricted to one lane near White Street from Sept 23-30, and Queen City Avenue at White Street will close to all traffic during weekend of Sept 30. Read more...

September 22, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Restrictions and Road Closure for Beekman/State Avenue
The ramp between Beekman and southbound State Avenue will close to all traffic, and northbound State Avenue and Beekman Street will be restricted to one lane during overnight hours September 26-29. Read more...

September 8, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of White Street in South Fairmount to Close September 12
The section of White Street located between Queen City and Westwood avenues in South Fairmount will close September 12 for three weeks. Read more...

August 30, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Guerley Road in West Price Hill to Close September 6
Guerley Road, between the West Pointe Townhomes and Dunham Way, will close September 6 for several months. Read more...

August 9, 2016
Werk & Westbourne Enhanced High-Rate Treatment (EHRT) Facility
MSD will begin constructing the Werk & Westbourne EHRT facility in mid-August in Green Township to reduce sewer overflows into Schaible Creek. Read more...

August 3, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: White Street in South Fairmount to Close August 8
White Street between Queen City and Fairmount avenues in South Fairmount will close for three weeks beginning Monday, August 8, 2016. Read more...

July 29, 2016
Sewer Repair in Evanston Between Huron and Trimble
Starting next week, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be repairing a deteriorated sewer line between 1886 Huron Avenue and 3443 Trimble Avenue in Cincinnati’s Evanston neighborhood. Read more...

July 12, 2016
Bahama Gardens Force Main Sewer Replacement Project
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be replacing an aging and deteriorated force main sewer along Bahama Terrace in Cincinnati's Mt Airy neighborhood. Read more...

June 27, 2016
Freeman Avenue at Klotter Avenue Sewer Replacement Project
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be replacing an aging and deteriorated sewer line between Klotter and W. McMicken avenues in the vicinity of Freeman Avenue in Cincinnati. Read more...

April 14, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: Madison Road Closed Saturday, April 16 Between Kennedy Avenue and Oaklawn Drive
Madison Road will be closed from about 7-9 a.m. on April 16 between Kennedy and Oaklawn to allow City stormwater crews to test the Madison Road flood gates at the Duck Creek bridge.  Read more...

March 16, 2016
Lick Run Project Update: Property Demos in South Fairmount
Property demolitions are set to begin this week in South Fairmount, as part of MSD's Lick Run Project. Twenty-five residential and commercial buildings will be taken down by late summer to make room for the Lick Run Greenway.  Read more...

March 7, 2016
SSO 700 Operational Improvements
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be implementing operational improvements at the SSO 700 storage and treatment facility in Reading. Read more...

March 7, 2016
Tree Clearing in Advance of Werk & Westbourne EHRT Facility
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will begin clearing trees in the construction zone for the Werk & Westbourne EHRT facility in Green Township. Read more...

February 19, 2016
Mt. Airy Forest Sewer Replacement Project
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be replacing an aging and deteriorated sewer line in Mt. Airy Forest west of I-74. Read more...

February 16, 2016
Lick Run Project Update: White Street Project in South Fairmount
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be installing new storm sewers along White Street and adjacent areas in South Fairmount over the next 15 months as part of the ongoing Lick Run Project. Read more...

January 25, 2016
City Working to Reduce Street Flooding Along Hillside Avenue 
The City’s Stormwater Management Utility (SMU) is working to reduce street flooding and erosion along Hillside Avenue between Anderson Ferry and U.S. 50 in Riverside. Read more...

January 12, 2016
Belt Filter Press Project at Muddy Creek Plant
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will begin making improvements to the Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Cincinnati’s Sayler Park neighborhood. Work is anticipated to begin in mid-January 2016 with final completion in April 2017. Read more...

December 8, 2015
Lick Run Project Update: Sunset Avenue/Rapid Run Pike, Sunset Lane and Guerley Road Storm Sewers
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be installing new storm sewers along Sunset Avenue/Rapid Run Pike, Sunset Lane and Guerley Road in West Price Hill over the next year as part of the ongoing Lick Run Project. Read more...

August 17, 2015
North Fairmount Urban Water Grant Project Completion
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) has completed a stormwater management project in North Fairmount, in the area south of Denham Street between Linden and Beekman streets. The project features includes a rain garden and other vegetation including trees. Read more...

July 24, 2015
Sharon Industrial Park Pump Station Replacement
The Metropolitan Sewer District will replace the existing pump station and approximately 1,500 linear feet of 6-inch diameter force main located near the intersection of Kemper Road and Rockfield Court and South on Rockfield Court in Sharonville. Read more...

July 20, 2015
Blue Rock Road Sewer Separation Traffic Alert
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) will begin installing new storm and sanitary sewers in Robers Avenue starting July 20, pending weather and the contractor's schedule. Read more...

June 17, 2015
CSO 127 & 128 Stream Separations (West Fork Rd.) Construction Update for the Week of June 22nd.
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati )MSDGC) will begin installing new storm and sanitary sewers across West Fork Road in Northside (between Colerain and Montana avenues) during the week of June 22nd, pending weather and the contractor's schedule. Read more...

May 21, 2015
Harrison Avenue Phase B Traffic Pattern Update
From Tuesday, May 26, 2015 through Saturday, May 30, 2015, pending weather and the contractor’s schedule, the eastbound (inbound) curb lane on Queen City Avenue will be continuously closed between Wyoming Avenue and the Queen City Bypass to restore the pavement. Traffic will be down to one lane (median lane) in this area. Westbound (outbound) traffic on Queen City Avenue will not be affected. Read more...

May 1, 2015
Harrison Avenue Phase B Traffic Pattern Update
From Monday, May 4, 2015 through Thursday, May 7, 2015, pending weather and the contractor’s schedule:
The right curb lane on Harrison Avenue (inbound) will be continuously closed (day and night).

The left turn lane from Westwood Avenue to Harrison Avenue (near the McDonald’s) will be temporarily closed during daytime construction hours only (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Read more...

April 29, 2015
Queen City Avenue Sewer Separation Phase 1 Traffic Pattern Update for May 1
As part of the Lick Run Project, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) has been installing new storm sewers along Queen City Avenue from the Queen City Bypass to just west of Sunset Avenue in South Fairmount. The work began in December 2013 and is anticipated to be complete by the end of May 2015, pending weather and the contractor's schedule. Read more...

April 23, 2015
Harrison Avenue Sewer Separation Phase B (part of the Lick Run Project)
From Monday, April 27, 2015 through Friday, May 8, 2015 (two-week period), pending weather and the contractor’s schedule, the following traffic pattern changes will occur in South Fairmount:

The lane and ramp going to Queen City Avenue/Beekman Street (outbound) from the lower deck of the Western Hills Viaduct will be closed. The lane and ramp going to Harrison Avenue will remain open. Traffic with a Beekman Street destination will be detoured via Harrison Avenue/Tremont Street.

One lane and ramp going to Queen City Avenue/ Beekman Street (outbound) from the upper deck of the Western Hills Viaduct will be temporarily closed during daytime construction hours. The other lane/ramp will remain open. Read more...

April 17, 2015
Harrison Avenue Sewer Separation Phase B (part of the Lick Run Project)
From Monday, April 20, 2015 through Friday, April 24, 2015, pending weather and the contractor’s schedule, two lane closures will occur in South Fairmount:

The lanes and ramps going to Harrison Avenue (outbound) from the upper deck of the Western Hills Viaduct will be closed for repaving. The lanes and ramps going to Queen City Avenue and Beekman Street will remain open. Traffic with a Harrison Avenue destination will be detoured via Queen City Avenue. The lower deck of the Western Hills Viaduct will not be affected.

The south curb lane of Westwood Avenue will remain closed from east of Grand Avenue to where Westwood Avenue joins Harrison Avenue. Read more...

April 17, 2015
Eastern Avenue Sewer Separation Phase 3 Traffic Pattern Update for April 20-24
From 9 a.m. Monday, April 20, 2015 through 4 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2015, pending weather and the contractor’s schedule, a portion of Eastern Avenue will be closed to all traffic in the vicinity of 4458 Eastern Avenue, located south of Linwood Avenue and north of the 90-degree bend in the roadway. Read more...

April 8, 2015
Harrison Avenue Phase B Traffic Pattern Update
From Wednesday, April 8, 2015 through approximately Friday, April 17, 2015, a traffic pattern change will occur on the upper and lower decks of the Western Hills Viaduct that will affect westbound (outbound) traffic. The lanes and ramps going to Harrison Avenue will be closed for this period. The lanes and ramps going to Queen City Avenue and Beekman Street will remain open. Traffic with a Harrison Avenue destination will be detoured via Queen City Avenue. Read more...

February 9, 2015
Turnkey Court Local Sewer (HNs 2708-2736)
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be installing approximately 609 linear feet of new sanitary sewers at the Intersection of Lawyer Road and Turnkey Court and along Turnkey Court between House Numbers 2708 and 2736. Work is anticipated to begin in late February 2015 with final restoration completed by May 2015. Read more...

February 6, 2015
Harrison Avenue Phase B Traffic Pattern Update
From Monday, February 9, 2015 through Friday, February 13, 2015, the south curb lane of Westwood Avenue in South Fairmount (from east of Grand Avenue to where it joins with Harrison Avenue) and the south curb lane of inbound (eastbound) Harrison Avenue (from where it joins with Westwood Avenue to adjacent to McDonald’s) will be closed. Read more...

February 2, 2015
Harrison Avenue Phase B Traffic Pattern Update
Inbound (eastbound) Harrison Avenue is down to one inbound lane from about a quarter mile northwest of the intersection of Harrison and Queen City avenues to where Westwood Avenue joins Harrison Avenue near the Western Hills Viaduct. Read more...

February 2, 2015
Hunsford Street Sewer Replacement
Beginning the week of February 9th, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will commence construction of the Hunsford Street Sewer Replacement project. This project includes replacing the existing sewer with 184 feet of 8-inch sewer in Hunsford Street, between Wiswell Street and Curzon Avenue in the Hartwell neighborhood of Cincinnati. Read more...

January 30, 2015
CSO 12 Sewer Separation Phase A.4a Traffic Pattern Update
Beginning on Monday, February 2, 2015, Colerain Avenue will be closed between Elam Street and Ethan Avenue in Camp Washington and will remain closed until early summer, pending weather and the contractor’s schedule. Read more...

January 26, 2015
Dellway Avenue Sewer Replacement
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be repairing/installing approximately 3325 linear feet of new combined sewers in the Avondale neighborhood beginning at the west end of Blair Court and continuing southwest generally parallel to the I71 right-of-way across Kerper Avenue, through the intersection of Melbourne and Dellway Streets, across Fredonia Street, to the end at 738 Whittier Street.. Work is anticipated to begin in early February 2015 with final restoration by February 2016. Read more...

January 23, 2015
North Fairmount Urban Water Grant Project
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be installing two bioswales in North Fairmount, in the area south of Denham Street between Linden and Beekman streets. Work is anticipated to begin in late January and be complete by Summer 2015. Read more...

January 19, 2015
Harrison Avenue Sewer Separation - Phase B (part of the Lick Run Project)
As part of the Lick Run Project, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) has begun installing new storm sewers along Harrison Avenue, Beekman Street and Moellering Avenue in the vicinity of the Western Hills Viaduct in South Fairmount. Read more...

January 6, 2015
Daly Road Sewer Replacement
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be replacing approximately 8,000 linear feet of existing sewers in Springfield Township, near Daly Road, between Compton Road and Ronald Reagan Highway. Work is anticipated to begin in January 2015 and is expected to take about 18 months to complete. Read more...

December 29, 2014
Deerfield Road Local Sewer
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be installing approximately 900 linear feet of new sanitary sewers along Deerfield Road between House Numbers 11551 and 11633. Work is anticipated to begin in early January 2015 with final restoration by May 2015. Read more...

December 18, 2014
Greenpine Acres Pump Station Elimination
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will be eliminating the pump station located behind 1078 Persimmon Court and installing approximately 2,180 feet of 12-inch gravity sewer. The new sewer line will run northwest from a manhole in front of 10085 Hamilton Avenue to the pump station behind 1078 Persimmon Court. Work is anticipated to begin in early January 2015 and be completed by Spring 2015. Read more…

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