930 Overholt Road
Kent, OH 44240
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
James Bowling, P.E.
Superintendent of Engineering/Deputy
As part of the Service Department, the Engineering Division
is primarily responsible for planning and implementing the capital improvement
projects of the City. The Division
also maintains City Standards for infrastructure construction, maintains records
of the City’s infrastructure, assists other departments in engineering areas and
provides inspection services for all public and private construction performed
in the City’s right-of-way.
Projects are planned on a five-year cycle updated annually. These projects
are located throughout the entire City.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW A MAP OF PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN RECENTLY COMPLETED OR ARE
CURRENTLY PLANNED BY THE CITY OF KENT.
The Kent Better Block event was held on September 29, 2018 and
provided an opportunity for residents, businesses, and the community to
temporarily reimagine N. Water Street (the
Mill District) and demonstrate short
term solutions to address walkability and pedestrian safety issues as well as
provide a focus on the economic potential of the area. This event featured
interactive and creative outdoor activities, as well as pop up markets
supporting local entrepreneurs. Residents and visitors were encouraged to
experience the unique
history and culture of the Mill District and imagine opportunities for the
future! A photo gallery of the event can be found
During the event, residents, businesses, and visitors submitted
almost 40 comments for feedback and consideration. To read the comments, please
To read the City of Kent's responses to the above feedback,
A video was
created of the event and is available on YouTube. We encourage you to check it
out and learn about the temporary changes that could make a long term impact on
North Water Street!