OHIO CANAL INTERCEPTOR TUNNEL

OVERSEEING THE CITY OF AKRON'S LARGEST MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

6,240

Feet Long

27

Foot Inner Diameter

2019

Scheduled Year of Completion

5

Drop Shafts

PROJECT TYPE

Specialty

LOCATION

Akron, Ohio

OWNER

The City of Akron

TUNNEL DESIGN

McMillen Jacobs Architects

DROP SHAFT DESIGN

COWI

ENGINEER OF RECORD

DLZ

Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel

Overseeing Akron’s Largest Municipal Construction Project

Welty is partnered with Parsons and Thomarios to provide Construction Management services on the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT). The tunnel will serve as the new sewer system for the City of Akron, collecting up to 25.6 million gallons of sewage and storm water during heavy rain events. OCIT is the largest municipal construction project in the history of the City of Akron. The tunnel, which will span 6,240 feet, will be dug by a 325-foot tunnel boring machine nicknamed Rosie. OCIT will help to improve and maintain water quality in the Cuyahoga River.

Contact Us

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 200
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333
1400 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
330.802.2260
cburns@thinkwelty.com
750 Communications Parkway
Columbus, Ohio 43214
614.802.1360
jhartman@thinkwelty.com

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September
Welty Building Company Releases Bowery Project Economic Impact Report
Welty Building Company Releases Bowery Project Economic Impact Report: $245 Million and more than 2,000 Jobs in Summit County over 20 years September 19, 2019 – Akron, OH – Welty Building Company, the City of Akron, and ...
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August
Akron's Downtown Bowery restoration taking shape with new apartments, retail space
Jim Mackinnon  Akron Beacon Journal When Don Taylor, head of Welty Building Co., envisions the late fall completion of the $42 million Bowery redevelopment in downtown Akron, he’s not quite sure which metaphor he should use. It will ...
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