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PEDESTRIAN PATH CLOSURE: ROCK RUN CREAK

Monday, March 1, 2021

The pedestrian path near Kauffman Park will be closed between Tuesday, March 2, and Thursday, March 4, to allow for work on Rock Run Creek Improvements. more

LANE RESTRICTIONS: NORTH MAIN STREET

Monday, March 1, 2021

North Main Street, between Pike and Middlebury streets, will have partial lane restrictions between March 2 and March 4. This is to allow NIPSCO to install street lights on North Main Street. NIPSCO will maintain open access for businesses and resident on North Main Street. The utilities company... more

EXTENSION OF ROAD CLOSURE AND RESTRICTIONS: OLIVE STREET

Monday, March 1, 2021

Olive and Lincoln avenues have been closed and restricted to allow NIPSCO to move utilities ahead of road and utilities reconstruction. Due to the discovery of additional, unmarked utilities, NIPSCO has requested to extend the Olive Street road closure from Monday, March 1, to Friday, March 5. Existing... more

Upcoming Events All »

Redevelopment Commission

Today, 3:00pm

16th Street Reconstruction

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 6:00pm

Public information meeting. To view the livestream of this meeting, copy and paste the following link to your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87908559234?pwd=NGxXMGhVbFUycUIyazIvZVY5VUcvQT09 Or call (301) 715-8592 and enter the meeting ID: 879 0855 9234, followed by the passcode: 3421

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, March 15, 2021, 2:00pm

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88677698824 Or Telephone: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 886 7769 8824 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

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 2018 Storm Drain Art Project. Find a guided tour here to check out the storm drain art murals, or visit StormDrainArt.org for information on the artists, sponsors, and to see pictures of the murals.

For information on the 2016 Storm Drain Art Walk click here.

 

These students from Chandler Elementary School spent the afternoon learning about stormwater, storm drains, and the beautiful storm drain art along 5th Street in 2016. 

Storm Drains

Storm drains play an important role in our City. They keep our roads safe by draining rainwater and snowmelt 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 animal waste (e.g. dog 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.