Road Department

Chester Township contains one of the largest infrastructures in Geauga County. It currently has 78 miles of roads. The twelve miles of County road contained in Chester Township are maintained by the Geauga County Highway Department. These roads include Wilson Mills, Mulberry, and Sperry (south of Mayfield). The ten miles of State road contained in the township is maintained by the Ohio Department of Transportation. These roads include Mayfield Road (US 322) and Chillicothe Road (SR 306).

The Chester Township Road Department has seven road workers, one mechanic and the Road Superintendent. These employees possess an average of fifteen years experience in the road maintenance field. They are responsible for the maintenance needs of all township roads and their corresponding right-of-ways. Some of the services performed include asphalt patching, crack sealing, roadside ditch cleaning, chip sealing, gravel road grading, dust control application, installation and maintenance of all signage, roadside mowing, snowplowing, roadside shoulder repair, tree and brush trimming, road culvert maintenance and replacement, and guardrail repair and replacement.

The department is also responsible for the maintenance of all township owned grounds and buildings which include the interment of the deceased at the Chester Cemetery.

To aid in completing all the required maintenance the road department possesses and maintains an equipment inventory worth nearly $1,300,000.00.

If you need to report any road maintenance concerns the road department can be contacted at 440-729-9110. The normal business hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Bid Notice

Sealed bids will be received by the Chester Township Board of Trustees, Geauga County, Ohio, at the Township Office, 12701 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, Ohio, until 12:00 p.m. February 25, 2021, for the furnishing and delivering to Township storage facilities various quantities of anti-skid materials, slag, limestone, clay, aggregate, and asphalt and asphalt products.  These bids will be opened and read aloud at the Board of Trustees meeting on February 25, 2021, at 6:05 p.m.  Additionally, you can view the bid information on our website at www.chestertwp.org in the Road Department Section.

Specifications and bid blanks may be obtained at the Township Office, 12701 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, Ohio, 44026.

All mailed bids are to be addressed to the Chester Township Board of Trustees, 12701 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, Ohio, 44026.

Bids shall be submitted only on blank forms provided for that purpose.

A certified check or bid bond in the amount of $1,000.00 will be required with bid submittal.

The Trustees reserve the right to reject any and all bids or any part thereof, and to purchase only the materials needed.

By Order of the Chester Township Board of Trustees
Patricia Jarrett, Fiscal Officer

 

Bid Instructions and Forms