New Detour For North Street Construction Starts Friday

At the end of this week, we will be completed with the current phase of North Street reconstruction and will be implementing new traffic control and detour route to begin Section 2 Phase A.   The detour route for Section 2 Phase A will be implemented at that time.

 A detour route map/closure area is shown below.

North Street Detour 2

Mill Street Slope Failure Update

11666115_1034301593254963_5601130850354884608_nOn Saturday, June 27th a slope failure occurred along Mill Street on Village property.  As a precaution the Police Department closed the road and pedestrian bridge until it could be inspected by the Village Engineer and geotechnical consultant.  The immediate cause of the failure is thought to be the eight inches of rain that the area has endured in the past month.  This slope has a history of failures with a very similar slope failure occurring in March 1973 that resulted the loss of part of the road.  A structural repair was made that supported that section on bedrock.  Another earlier slip was repaired with the construction of a concrete retaining wall.  The current slip is located just west of the retaining wall.

Since the slope was known to be unable to support the pedestrian bridge, it was built with a minimum amount of disturbance to the slope by drilling vertical concrete pilings through the slope into bedrock.  The Village Engineer has cleared the walkway for reopening since it is supported by bedrock and not at jeopardy due to the slope failure.

The road section above the slip, while not currently showing signs of failure, is not supported by bedrock and will remain closed until a proper structural repair can be made.  The Village Engineer will work with the geotechnical engineers to prepare a recommendation for support of the roadway.  It is unknown at this time what the cost will be.  The Village has an emergency fund that can be tapped and will seek emergency funds through the Ohio Public Works Commission

Parking Commission To Discuss Riverside Parking Lot Expansion

June 2, 2015

Notice of Public Meeting

Please be advised that the Chagrin Falls Parking Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday, June 4th 2015 at 6:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of the Village Hall at 21 W. Washington Street.  On the agenda is the expansion of the Riverside Park Parking lot.  Public input is welcome.

This notice is given as a courtesy, above and beyond that required by law, to residents who have shown an interest in the subject matter of the meeting.  It is not possible for the Village to guarantee delivery to all interested parties.  If you have received this notice, please convey the information to anyone that you feel may have an interest in attending.  Further, information on meeting schedules can be found on the Village Hall bulletin Board calendar, in the local newspapers or by phone on the “Info Line” at 247-3379.  A meeting calendar as well as minutes of past meetings are available on the Village of Chagrin Falls website at

Public Open House: Main Street Bridge Reconstruction

IMG_2346The Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works will hold a meeting to inform the public about the rehabilitation of the North Main Street Bridge.


When: June 11th, anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Where: Cuyahoga County Public Library, Chagrin Falls Branch, 100 East Orange Street, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022

This historic bridge is a local landmark and community feedback is invaluable to the success of the project. The informal meeting will allow interested parties to review the material and speak to the project team. Fact sheets and comment forms will be available for all attendees.

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 requires Federal agencies to consider the effects of their actions on historic properties. The Section 106 process seeks to incorporate historic values into project planning through consultation among the Federal and state agencies, and other parties with an interest in the effects of the undertaking on historic properties. Individuals or organizations with a demonstrated interest in the effects of the undertaking on historic properties can become consulting parties on the project. The various consulting parties work together to discuss options, provide multiple viewpoints, and strive to seek common agreement on the incorporation of historic preservation values into the project.

If you are interested in becoming a consulting party for the undertaking, CUY-North Main Street Bridge, PID 96956, for an application, contact the Ohio Department of Transportation, District 12, 5500 Transportation Boulevard, Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125.

Contact us with any meeting questions or to request ADA accommodations.

Phone: 216-912-4240