Right of Way Acquisition Portfolio

Lorain County

Ken Carney, P.E., P.S., Lorain County Engineer, 440-329-5590

"During my twenty-two (22) years of public service as Lorain County Engineer, I have utilized KEM for multiple projects involving complex roadway improvements, right-of-way acquisition services, construction administration and inspection, sanitary sewer collection system installation, wastewater treatment plant design, inflow and infiltration reduction programs, waterline replacement and storm water management. Throughout these diverse projects, I have found KEM to be a firm which completes their work accuratley, on time and within budget expectations... the professional and courteous staff at KEM is unparalleled in their ability to communicate clearly even on the most complex of issues."
- Mr. Ken Carney, Sr., P.E., P.S.; Lorain County Engineer

• LOR 611-4.38 - City of Lorain
Services: Title research, project management, appraisals, negotiations and closings for over 80 parcels along 1.5 miles of roadway widening and reconstruction, including intersection improvements.

• Broadway/Taylor Sewer Improvements - City of Amherst
Services: Title research, appraisal, project management and negotiations for multiple parcels along a sanitary trunk line extension project.

• Rolling Heights Sewer Improvements - Elyria Township
Title research, appraisal, project management and negotiations for multiple parcels along a sanitary line extension project.

• LOR 611-5.66 - Village of Sheffield
Title research, appraisals, appraisal review, project management, negotiations, document preparation, closings for 39 parcels along 2.86 miles of roadway widening and reconstruction, including intersection improvements and turn lanes.

• LOR North Ridge Road Relocation
Right of way acquisition of 2 parcels (owners) for a roadway relocation

City of Wooster

Joel Montgomery, P.E., City Engineer, 330-323-5234

"I have found KEM to be a professional and courteous firm that gets the job done when they say they will and for the fees stipulated in the agreements. In fact, KEM has come in under budget on every project they have worked on for the City of Wooster."
- Mr. Joel Montgomery, P.E.; Wooster City Engineer

• Beall Avenue Streetscape
Purchased utility easements for the City.

• Milltown Road and Melrose Drive Reconstruction
Negotiations and project management for acquisition of 40 parcels for a roadway reconstruction project.

• Long Road Sewer Extension
Negotiate easements for 8 parcels to extend sewer.

• Sherwood Drive Sewer Extension
Successfully negotiated donation for 7 parcels necessary to extend a sanitary sewer.

• Melrose Drive Reconstruction
Negotiation and project management for acquisition of approximately 42 parcels for a roadway reconstruction project.

• Secrest Road Reconstruction
Negotiations and project management for acquisition of approximately 17 parcels for a roadway reconstruction project.

City of Mansfield

Bob Bianci, P.E., City Engineer

• Harrington Memorial Parkway Improvements
Prepared easement documents, negotiations, and project management for 1.2 miles of roadway widening.

• Lexington Avenue/Sterkel Park Turn Lane
Negotiated highway easements, prepared documents, performed appraisals and project management for turn lane project.

• Crall Road Improvements
Prepared documents and negotiated easements for intersection improvements and roadway widening.

• Orange Street Bridge
Project management, title research, appraisals, negotiations, closings, relocations, and recording documents for a bridge replacement project. Total of 5 parcels (owners).

• Middle Bellville Road
Complete acquisition services for a road reconstruction project of approximately 97 parcels(owners).

Knox County

Jim Henry, P.E., P.S., Knox County Engineer, 740-397-1590

"KEM was professional in their approach, and on time with delivery. I am looking forward to working with them again."
- Mr. James L. Henry, P.E., P.S.; Knox County Engineer

• S.R. 31 and S.R. 768 Intersection Improvements
Negotiations, project management, and appraisal for intersection improvement.

• Riley Chapel Road Bridge
Value analysis, negotiations, prepared instruments for bridge replacement.

• Knox County Road 80
Right of way acquisition for widening and resurfacing project. 87 parcels.

• KNO-36-25.02
Project management, negotiations and appraisals for roadway improvements.

• TR 200 - Stutz Road Bridge Replacement
Project management, negotiations and appraisals for a bridge replacement project.

Knox County Commissioners

Jim Henry, P.E., P.S., Knox County Engineer, 740-397-1590

• Heart of Ohio Bike Trail
Acquisition for Heart of Ohio Bike Trail

City of Ontario

Roger Heston Service Safety Director, 419-529-2495

• Stumbo Road Extension
Preparation of highway easements, negotiations, appraisals, document preparation and recordings for new roadway alignment.

• I/I/ Reduction Program, Phase 1
Prepared work agreements and obtained signatures for 230 parcels involved in the lateral replacement project.

• Lindaire Lane Sewer Replacement
Prepared and obtained 26 work agreements for a sewer replacement project.

• Home Road Relief Sewer
Prepared documents, negotiated easements, project management, appraisals for a relief sewer. Work included coordination with State of Ohio as part of project crossed The Ohio State University Campus.

• N. Lex-Springmill and Ferguson Road Waterline Replacement
Prepared and negotiated easements with 4 property owners for extension of waterline.

• Overbrook Ct./MaryLou Lane Waterline Replacement
Prepared and negotiated easements with 2 property owners for extension of waterline.

• Lex-Springmill Road Sidewalk Improvements
Project management, title research, appraisal, appraisal review for commercial properties including Lowes, K-Mart, Cheddars, Michaels and others to install new sidewalks for pedestrian safety.

Richland County

Ed Olson, Richland County Commissioner, 419-774-5695

"At public hearings, handling calls from affected property owners, and representing our Board to state and local government agencies, you always demonstrate a keen awareness of what is of importance to the other party. Your interpersonal communication skills are exceptional as you explain in clear, concise and credible language what often are highly complex engineering and technical concepts. We deeply appreciate your sensitivity to public relations."
- Mr. Ed Olson; Richland County Commissioner

• Possum Run Road Sewer Extension - Washington Township
Prepared document and negotiated easements with 3 property owners including the township for a sewer extension.

• Shenandoah WWTP Design
Prepared easements, project management, title research and negotiations with 37 property owners in the Hamlet of Shenandoah for new waste water treatment plant facility and collection system.

• Imperial Estates Sewer Improvements
Prepared easements, project management negotiations for 12 parcels for sanitary sewer improvements.

• Wedgewood Storm Sewer Improvements
Prepared and acquired all necessary easements for the construction of a major storm water management facility to handle ongoing flooding problems in the Imperial/Wedgewood Estates development.

• Richland CH-133-6.65 (Lexington-Springmill Road)
Negotiation services for sidewalk project. 9 parcels.

City of Galion

Gene Toy, City Manager 419-468-2818

"I have found KEM to be a firm that strives for quality in every project on which they work and they believe strongly that clear communication is a key to success. Whether assistance is being sought on a public or private project, I would highly recommend KEM."
- Mr. Gene Toy; Galion City Manager

• Cra 309-1.60
Negotiation services for signal project. 10 parcels.

• Cra 61-1.29
Appraisal Review on 37 parcels

City of Oberlin
• Lor Park Street - Bridge Project Negotiations for 4 parcels.

Richland County Engineer

Tom Beck, P.E., P.S., Richland County Engineer, 419-774-5591

• Richland County Road 133-0.96 (Lexington- Springmill Road)
Negotiations services for reconstruction project, including widening, intersection improvements and turn lanes. 34 parcels.

Miscellaneous ROW Acquisition Services (Task Order)

Project management, appraisals, title research, negotiations for various bridge replacement projects. Work is performed on an as-needed basis.

The following are bridge projects completed by the above referenced task order:

Project #1: Ric CR 285-2.56
Project #2: Ric CR 77-3.49
Project #3: Ric TR 316-0.43
Project #4: Ric TR 137-0.30
Project #5: Ric CR 58-0.06
Project #6: Ric TR 430-1.29
Project #7: Ric TR 130-3.29
Project #8: Ric CR 320-1.00
Project #9: Ric CR 96-0.12
Project #10: Ric TR 36-0.68
Project #11: Ric TR 90-8.99
Project #12: Ric TR 296-0.66
Project #13: Ric TR 212-1.47
Project #14: Ric TR 168-3.61
Project #15: Ric CR 175-4.62
Project #16: Ric TR 349-0.42
Project #17: Ric CR 139-3.43

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