April 25, 2015

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Residents oppose Sheffield Village rezoning on Abbe Road

SHEFFIELD — Residents are upset that Village Council approved the rezoning of 60 acres along Abbe Road near Interstate 90 for a potential assisted-living center and condominium complex. The village Planning Commission initially approved the rezoning from industrial to residential and multi-family in January, but when the matter came before Council for a final vote Read More…

Route 611 bridge enhancement in Avon moving along

Vonstruction on state Route 611, in front of B.J.'s Wholesale, has been backing up traffic heading to and from I-90 in Avon. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

AVON — Milling and resurfacing has begun on state Route 611 as part of a bridge enhancement project. Construction will take place on state Route 611 from Detroit Road to the intersection south of the Interstate 90 bridge near BJ’s Wholesale Club. The phase is projected to be completed by Sept. 9, according to a Read More…

Correction: Police misidentified driver in crash

Avon police say they misidentified one of the drivers involved in the fatal crash Wednesday that killed a construction worker on Interstate 90. Anthony J. Rose Jr., 50, of Brecksville, was driving the 2006 Jeep Liberty. See earlier story on the crash for more information.

Trooper: Stay home, if possible, until storm ends

As the winter storm pounded the area Tuesday, cars were slipping and sliding all over – and off – roads. “We’re seeing a lot of people spinning out and sliding off the road,” said Trooper Michael Adams of the Ohio Highway Patrol. The roads weren’t bad in the first few hours of the storm, he Read More…

Truck overturns on ramp to Route 2 eastbound

Ramp to Rt. 2 east should be closed for a while.

Steer clear of Route 57 near where it intersects with Route 2 and Interstate 90, if possible. A tractor-trailer overturned there a little after 4 p.m., and cleanup should take a while. For more on this story, see Tuesday’s edition of The Chronicle. Ramp to Rt. 2 east should be closed for a while after Read More…