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October 12, 2022

Welcome to our new website!

We’re excited to officially launch our new website! We hope you enjoy it and find it easy to navigate. If you have any technical issues or concerns, feel free to contact us.

March 16, 2023

Road Closure - South 5th Street

South 5th Street will be closed between Poplar and Pershing Ave from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This closure is necessary for sewer line repairs in that area.

March 20, 2023

Fri. March 24, 2023 at 2:00 pm in City Council Chambers

February 7,2023

RFQ for ODOD Brownfield Remediation Grant

March 13, 2023

Bid Opening - Newark Wastewater Treatment Plant: April 5, 2023 @ 12 PM

OH3-22-0008 Newark Wastewater Treatment Plant Roof NCPA, RQN #2022-6991811357

in Ohio

Bids will be received by IAP, Government Services Group on 4/5/2023 12:00 PM for OH3-22-0008. This project consists of remove and replace and existing membrane roof, complying with any necessary external agency inspections/requirements. 

This project is considered prevailing wage and tax exempt.

A Site Walk is scheduled for 3/23/2023 10:00 AM. All attendees will need to email Sage Steichel by 3/22/2023 12:00 PM to gain access to the facility at

RFI’s Due 3/30/2023 12:00 PM.

Bid’s Due 4/5/2023 12:00 PM.

Go to for additional bid information and documentation.

To be Published:  March 13, 2023 to April 5, 2023.

March 29

Bid Openings - City of Newark: April 19, 2023 @ 12 PM

The City of Newark, Department of Public Service, is receiving bids until:

 TUESDAY, April 19, 2023 at 12:00PM EST for construction services for:


 Bids are to be submitted online only at Hard copies shall not be accepted.

Bidding Documents are available only at Search by Project # listed above or search for keywords in the Project Name. Documents are FREE to view with a registered account. A fee is only required if you select a solicitation for bidding. (see Fee Schedule

 If you need additional assistance, please call the Bid Express Customer Support Team at 888-352-2439, available Monday – Friday from 7:00am   – 8:00pm (EST). You can also email the team at or refer to the Vendor Resource page   located

 Bids will be publicly opened and read at the time and date listed above at:

             City of Newark – City Hall

            40 West Main Street

            Newark, Ohio 43055

 By order of the Director of Public Service, City of Newark, Ohio.


                                                                               David Rhodes

                                                                               Director of Public Service

                                                                               City of Newark, Ohio

 To be Published: March 29, 2023, and April 5, 2023

November 15, 2022

Granville Road Bridge - Load Posting

A recent inspection of the Granville Road Bridge over the Log Pond Run Diversion Channel requires the bridge to be restricted to 3 Tons gross vehicle weight until temporary corrective measures can be implemented.

A schedule for the completion of this work is not available at this time.

A project to completely replace the bridge is in progress, but is in its infancy stages, and is scheduled for construction in 2025.

November 15, 2022

PROJECT UPDATE - 4th Street Sewer Separation

SR 13 is open to traffic

The next phase of the 4th Street Infrastructure Project will begin Monday, November 21st

Granville Street will be closed between Central Avenue and North 5th Street.

West Locust Street will be closed on either side of 5th Street.

North 5th Street will be open.

See linked map for details and detour routing.

Project Website:

For daily/weekly construction updates, visit our Facebook page: “City of Newark Ohio Construction Updates”

Dates Subject to Change

October 11, 2022

Trail Closure - Cherry Valley Bike Trail

Road: TJ EVANS TRAIL (Cherry Valley Trail)

Location: at West Church Street / SR 16 Interchange

Beginning: Thursday, October 13, 2022

Duration: 3 Months

For: Raccoon Creek Dam Repair

For daily/weekly construction updates, visit our Facebook page: “City of Newark Ohio Construction Updates”

Dates Subject to Change

October 5, 2022

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE - Cherry Valley Road Bridge

The Cherry Valley Road Bridge (Showman Arch Bridge) will be closed indefinitely due to safety concerns with the integrity of the bridge.

The detour is State Route 16 to State Route 79 to West Main Street.

For daily/weekly construction updates, visit our Facebook page: “City of Newark Ohio Construction Updates”

June 23, 2022

2022 Street Paving Map and List

Below is the 2022 Street Resurfacing Map and List. This project entails 8.3 miles of paving with an overall budget of $1.7 Million. The project will be completed no later than the spring of 2023. Bids for the project will be accepted starting Monday, June 27 on the city’s bid express page ( ).

2022 Street Resurfacing Map

2022 Street Resurfacing List