OHIO CANAL INTERCEPTOR TUNNEL

OVERSEEING THE CITY OF AKRON'S LARGEST MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

OHIO CANAL INTERCEPTOR TUNNEL

OVERSEEING THE CITY OF AKRON'S LARGEST MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

6,240

Feet Long

27

Foot Inner Diameter

2020

 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 225
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

Recent News

09
April
HONDROS COLLEGE OF NURSING TO OPEN NEW CAMPUS IN AKRON
HONDROS COLLEGE OF NURSING TO OPEN NEW CAMPUS IN AKRON COLUMBUS, OHIO – To help address the current nursing shortage across Ohio and the U.S., Hondros College of Nursing (HCN) announced today its plan to open ...
?>
29
March
Greater Akron's office market was a ‘mixed bag' in 2020
Greater Akron’s office market was a ‘mixed bag’ in 2020 By: Dan Shingler Crain’s Cleveland Business Top-tier buildings tend to do best, which they say is likely why sites such as GOJO Plaza have remained full. GOJO Plaza ...
?>