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HELP THE CITY OF GOSHEN DECORATE THE MIRTH TREE

Friday, December 9, 2022

This holiday season, we encourage you to take some time to get creative and help decorate the Mirth Tree! In an effort to reduce waste, the City of Goshen’s Department of Environment Resilience (GDER) wants to encourage you to see what you can create with only the things you can find or recycle.... more

Stormwater Partnership Surface Water Report on Annual Trends in Water Quality Published

Friday, December 9, 2022

The St. Joseph River Basin Commission has published a report analyzing over a decade of water quality data collected by the Elkhart County Health Department as part of the Greater Elkhart County Stormwater Partnership’s long-term surface water monitoring program. The report focuses on long-term... more

COMMUNITY INPUT MEETING

Friday, December 9, 2022

WHEN: Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Prairie View Elementary School Gym, 1730 Regent Street, Goshen Please plan to attend to learn more about the mixed-use development being proposed for this 170-acres of land on the south side of Goshen including: Types and quantities of... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, December 12, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Community Relations Commission

Monday, December 12, 2022, 7:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 3:00pm

Bridges

The City of Goshen owns and maintains 16 bridges.  The 13 pedestrian bridges are inspected every four years, while the 3 vehicular bridges are inspected every two years.  The Bridge Inspection Reports are prepared in accordance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards developed under the 1968 Federal Aid Highway Act, and the reports provide maintenance recommendations for each specific bridge structure.

 

2021 Bridge Maintenance Project

In 2021, the City bid out the 2021 Bridge Repairs project, in which 3 bridges were maintained by Northern Indiana Construction:

Bridge 201 - Pedestrian Bridge at Rogers Park - The timber deck was replaced, the decks supporting system was air blasted, and painted.

 

Bridge 303 - Douglas Street Pedestrian Bridge over the Millrace Canal - the timber kickboards were replaced, wire ties along the top rail of the chain link fence were replaced, all structural steel was cleaned and painted.

 

Bridge 306 - Millrace Canal Headgate Structure - Side slopes were graded/reshaped and riprap was placed.