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Project Profile: Eastbound George V. Voinovich Bridge

Eastbound George V. Voinovich Bridge

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Location Cleveland, Ohio
Project Borrower / Sponsor Ohio Department of Transportation
Program Areas Alternative Project Delivery
Mode Bridge
Description The project consists of the construction of the eastbound span of the George V. Voinovich Bridge (formerly Innerbelt Bridge) carrying I-90 over the Cuyahoga River in to the City of Cleveland. A new $293 million westbound span was completed as a separate design-build project in November 2013 and accommodated all traffic until the completion of the eastbound span. Demolition of the existing Innerbelt Bridge, which at over 60 years old and had exceeded its useful life, took place in July 2014. Each new bridge carries five lanes of traffic increasing capacity by 25 percent.
Cost $273 million (design-build contract)
Funding Sources Federal and state funds
Project Delivery / Contract Method Design-build
Private Partner

TGR (Trumbull Corporation, The Great Lakes Construction Company, The Ruhlin Company)

URS Corporation - Lead design

Project Advisors / Consultants Not available
Lenders Not available
Duration / Status

Design-builder selection September 2013

Construction expected to start November 2013

Partially open to traffic September 2016, fully open to traffic October 2016

Financial Status


  • Although originally contemplated for ODOT's first use of a design-build-finance P3, the eastbound span was ultimately constructed under a design-build contract, just like the westbound span.
Related Links / Articles

ODOT Eastbound Innerbelt Project Website


Dave Lastovka, PE
Cleveland Innerbelt Corridor Project Manager
ODOT District 12
Tel: (216) 581-2100

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