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LANE RESTRICTIONS ON WEST LINCOLN AVENUE

Friday, August 18, 2017

West Lincoln Avenue will be restricted to one lane Friday, Aug. 18 and Monday, Aug. 21 in the 1700 block of W. Lincoln Avenue, across from Silverwood Lane. Crews will reopen the lane at the end of the day Friday and close again Monday Morning, before reopening to traffic at the end of the day Monday. more

CHANGES TO RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURES

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Norfolk Southern has changed the dates of when railroad crossings in Goshen will be closed. These are the new changes: The crossing at Madison Street (US 33) will not be closed until a later date to be determined. The crossings at Plymouth Avenue, Burdick Street and several private crossings... more

NEXT BRUSH COLLECTION SCHEDULED AUG. 28

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Last month, the city notified residents there would be no brush collection in August. That has changed to due to there being significant amounts of brush out on the streets from storm damage. Brush collection will begin Monday August 28, 2017. Please place all leaves and brush at the curb but... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, August 28, 2017, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, August 28, 2017, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meeting

Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 7:00am

Storm Drain Art

The City of Goshen Stormwater Management Department decided to combine Goshen's love for art with stormwater and is happy to announce the 2016 Storm Drain Art Walk. A 1.2 mile long route from the Goshen Public Library to the Goshen Farmers Market on Washington Street featuring eight murals created by 10 artists. For a map of the route click here.

More information on each artist, their painting, and where it is located can be found below by clicking on the artist(s) name(s).

Carrie Beachy     
Leah Borden       
Mark Daniels      
Josè Elizalde & Christina Elizalde     
Jairo Jimenez        
Jessica King          
Thavisak Mounsithiraj     
Brian Whirledge & Adrian Sharp     

These students from Chandler Elementary School spent the afternoon learning about stormwater, storm drains, and the beautiful storm drain art along 5th Street. 

Storm Drains

Storm drains play an important role in our City. They keep our roads safe by draining rain water and snow melt and preventing flooding.

Many people do not know that most of our storm drains are connected directly to a local waterway (e.g. Rock Run Creek or the Elkhart River). This means everything dropped on the road can pollute our streams and river.

Potential pollutants like soil, trash, oil, grass clippings,and poop all impair the water and make it tough for fish and other wildlife to live. Some pollutants, like poop and oil, can become health hazards for people as well.