Division of Engineering and Construction

Construction Inspection

216.664.2391  - Weekdays 7 am to 4 pm

This section monitors construction of ADA ramps, 50/50 sidewalk repairs, road bridges, and subdivisions in the public right-of-way.

Engineering Design

216.664.2379  - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This section develops, manages, and completes street and bridge capital improvements. It manages pavement, reviews grading and fill permits and lends design support for capital improvement programs. Current programs include designs for Cornell Bridge, Quincy Road, Big Creek, and Euclid Corridor.

Plats and Surveys

216.664.2460 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This section reviews all proposed surveys that change existing property boundaries within the City of Cleveland, maintaining the City’s addressing system, record keeping and researching survey data, and facilitating legislation for street vacations, dedications, and encroachment permits. They also maintain, recover, and reset the City’s right of way monuments, performs field surveys, CAD mapping, and staking for in house design and boundary location of right of way and City owned property per departmental request.

Bureau of Sidewalks and Permits

The Bureau of Sidewalks and Permits assures proper maintenance of the City’s public sidewalks; issues citations, violation notifications, and permits; and administers two sidewalk repair programs. -more

Road and Bridge Capital Improvement

216.664.2381 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Permit Information for Contractors 

This section improves the safety, performance, life-span and aesthetics of the transportation infrastructure through design and construction projects. Its engineers inspect roads and bridges and prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates to recommend Capital Program projects.

The section also coordinates the selection and award of consulting service and construction contracts. It manages engineering consultant firms and construction companies under City contract; ensures that design and construction work comply with Federal, State and local standards; and pursues and coordinates ODOT, County, and private capital improvement projects.

Alternative Access to South Whiskey Island Feasibility Study

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The City of Cleveland Division of Engineering and Construction contracted AECOM to study the feasibility of alternative access routes to South Whiskey Island and to develop a preferred long-term solution/alternative for accessing South Whiskey Island.

Superior Midway Separated Bikeway

The Midway is a vision for connected bikeways across the City of Cleveland that physically separate bicycle riders from vehicles using treatments such as landscaping or other amenities. The first Midway segment, the Superior Midway, will provide a safe, convenient, and comfortable link along Superior Avenue between E. 55th Street and Public Square.

Visit the Superior Midway website to learn more.