The Coventry Township Road Department maintains 54.52 miles of township roads. Road Department employees also help maintain the township parks, buildings and cemeteries. Township roads are resurfaced, through a "Chip & Seal" process, every six years on an alternating basis. The Road Department maintains all signs as well as ditches along township roads.
The Road Department does not maintain all of the roads that are in the Township. Most of the main roadways through the Township are maintained by either Summit County or the State of Ohio. A few fall under the City of Akron's jurisdiction.
Summit County Roads:
Portage Lakes Drive
North Turkeyfoot Road
South Turkeyfoot Road
State Mill Road
South Main Street
South Arlington Street
State of Ohio Roads:
Manchester Road (SR. 93)
W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road (SR. 619)
City of Akron Roads:
IN THE NEWS...
Coventry Township Road Department was recently featured in Roads & Bridges magazine for their excellent work on restoring and improving the shoreline along Portage Lakes Drive and S. Turkeyfoot near the Coventry Clock Tower.
Please Click Here: Drainage Revisited, from Ohio Township News - November/December 2010
This article contains information which explains the Township's responsibility and authority for entering on private property to address drainage problems and the responsibility of you, the homeowner for preventing drainage problems on your property and the property of your neighbors.
ROADSIDE DITCHES IN SUMMIT COUNTY
Why Roadside Ditches?
The question is often asked "Why does Summit County prefer open roadside ditches along County roads instead of enclosed pipe drainage systems?