Stay tuned to this webpage for the latest updates in design and construction.
The City put out a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) in July 2023 for the Sandusky Wheels Park Design and Construction Documentation Project. The City selected OHM Advisors as the most qualified firm and their contract was approved by City Commission on September 11, 2023. This process will turn the concepts developed in the planning phase into construction documents, which will allow the City to bid the project for construction in 2024.
Below are images of the final concept plan for the new Wheels Park.
View the Full Final Document
The City and consultant team held a public open house in June to present the final concept draft to the public. This concept represents the final draft of the preliminary design process for the park. Check out the video for a walk-through of the concept by Vince Onel from Spohn Ranch.
Concept Renderings - Click below to view all the renderings
The first draft concept was presented in an online community meeting then shared via video presentation and online survey. More than 100 people filled out the survey which resulted in updates to the concept that were then presented in March.
View the meeting presentation
The first public meeting of the design process was held in Mylander Pavilion in Sandusky. More than 30 members of the community came to talk with the design team about the types of surfaces, features, and amenities were the most important to include in the park design. This meeting was accompanied by an online survey which received more than 100 responses. This feedback drove the design concept that was presented in February 2023.
9/26 Sandusky City Commission approved the design contract, with the team of OHM Advisors and Spohn Ranch, to get the park design started!
9/21 Planning and Recreation staff held an informal meeting on site with the community to provide an outline of the upcoming design visioning process, answer questions, and explain the qualifications and selection process that brought us the team of OHM Advisors and Spohn Ranch. More than twenty frequent users of the park attended and shared their enthusiasm for the consultant team and for the process to begin.