The District One Public Works Integrating Committee has approximately $31,287,100 in Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) funding, available through grants (State Capital Improvement Program [SCIP] and Local Transportation Improvement Program [LTIP]) and loans (SCIP and Revolving Loan Program [RLP]) in State Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 (Round 36). The DOPWIC received forty-two (42) applications from twenty-four (24) applicants for funding through the FY 2023 Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) State Capital Infrastructure Programs. The total funds available are shown in the FY 2023 Program Funding Table below.

State Capital Improvement Program (SCIP)$16,730,673$1,895,702
Local Transportation Improvement Program (LTIP)$5,952,268
Revolving Loan Program (RLP)$6,643,455
TOTAL AVAILABLE$22,682,941$8,539,157


The DOPWIC staff evaluates and recommends scores for all the project applications using the OPWC requirements and District One methodology and evaluation criteria. Each program year is separate and distinct from previous years. DOPWIC Staff reviewed and scored forty-two (42) applications per the following twelve (12) criteria, as established by the DOPWIC:

Infrastructure Condition45
Infrastructure Age17
Health and Safety Needs55
Local Match20
Loan Incentive10
Access to Funds4
Community & Economic Development3
Regional Collaboration2
Coordinated Infrastructure Projects4
Economic Health25
Generation of User Fees5

Preliminary Project Rankings

The Preliminary Project Rankings are listed, in order from the highest score to the lowest, on the Preliminary Project Rankings table. Based on these Preliminary Project Rankings, and available FY 2023 funding, the DOPWIC staff has identified the following Primary Recommendations—that equal, or come close to, the FY 2023 total available funds.

1DPW-23-01Green Road (CR-14) & Ivanhoe Road (CR-355) Rehabilitation165.10LTIP
2BRN-23-01Brookpark Road Reconstruction Project163.63LTIP
3DPW-23-04West 130th Street Bridge 02.26 Replacement163.00SCIP GRANT
4CLE-23-02East 140th Street Rehabilitation (St. Clair Ave to Lakeshore Blvd)162.17SCIP GRANT
5DPW-23-03Superior Road Rehabilitation162.14SCIP GRANT
6CLE-23-01East 79th Street Rehabilitation (Woodland Ave to Chester Ave)162.00RLP LOAN
7MAP-23-01Dunham Road Resurfacing and Signal Project162.00SCIP GRANT
8CLE-23-03South Moreland, Shaker Square, North Moreland Improvement161.00SCIP GRANT
9GAR-23-01Midwest Neighborhood Storm/Sanitary Reconstruction Phase 5160.00SCIP GRANT
10CLH-23-01Coventry Road Rehabilitation159.00SCIP GRANT
11DPW-23-02Stearns Road (CR-76) Realignment, Intersection Improvement & Bridge Deck Replacement159.00SCIP GRANT
12LAK-23-02Lakewood Interceptor Tunnel Rehabilitation158.18SCIP GRANT/SCIP LOAN
13LAK-23-012023 Watermain Replacement157.00SCIP LOAN
14ECL-23-02Shaw Ave. Reconstruction and Watermain Replacement156.37RLP LOAN
15EUC-23-01E. 220th Street and E 221st Street Sewer Replacement and Reconstruction155.91RLP LOAN
16STV-23-01Albion Road and Webster Road Sanitary Sewer Project155.00RLP LOAN

Applicant Appeals

Per the FY 2023 Applicant Manual, Applicants can appeal the score(s) received in the Preliminary Project Ranking to reassess a project score. Information that was not part of the original application will not be accepted during the appeal process.

All appeals must be submitted via email to Ms. Alison Ball, DOPWIC Liaison, at by Friday, December 17, 2021, by 4:30 p.m.  Appeals must specify the category or categories that the applicant considers were incorrectly evaluated. The appeal must be accompanied by an explanation of why the awarded points appear incorrect. Late Appeals will not be accepted.

The DOPWIC Staff will review the appeals and determine if any corrective action is recommended. The DOPWIC will address the Appeals and Staff Recommendations at the Project Selection Meeting.

Committee Evaluation and Final Project Ranking

The DOPWIC is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, February 15, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. to determine Final Project Ranking and select those projects to be submitted to the OPWC for FY 2023 funding.

Applicants not funded are welcome to contact the Liaison to discuss the merits of their application after the recommendations have been submitted to OPWC.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Alison Ball by email at