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Summer sewer rates vs. winter rates

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The City’s annual summer sewer billing ends on September 15, 2019. This means that any water consumption after September 15 will not reflect the discounted sewer rate. A summer sewer discount is calculated based on the lower of the actual volume or the average monthly volume of sewage discharged... more

IDEM TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING FOR JOHNSON CONTROLS

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management will hold a public hearing today Tuesday, September 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Goshen Public Library, to received additional public comments on the Revised Voluntary Remediation Work Plan for the former Johnson Controls facility site, located at 1302... more

ROAD CLOSURE: LOMBARDY DRIVE

Monday, September 9, 2019

The City Water and Sewer Department will be installing a water main at the intersection of Kercher Road and Lombardy Drive. The work will require excavation of the road, with a trench about 8 ft deep. Lombardy Drive will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, Sept. 12 starting at 7 a..m.,... more

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Wilden Avenue

The Wilden Avenue Reconstruction project, Des. No. 1400715 will span from the Rock Run Creek bridge to approximately 100 feet east of 5th Street.

Click here to see drawings of the proposed project.

The purpose of the project is to

  • Improve pedestrian safety and mobility along Wilden Avenue
  • Improve traffic flow and truck access at the intersection of Wilden Avenue and SR 15
  • Provide adequate drainage
  • Improve the asphalt pavement

The proposed project includes new pavement with curb and gutter and new sidewalks, construction of a new storm sewer, and realignment and widening of Wilden Avenue at Main Street. The project would begin on the east side of Rock Run Creek and continue to approximately 100 feet east of 5th Street. The construction of the project is expected to cost approximately $5,500,000.

Approximately 1.4 acres of permanent right of way and 0.53 acres of temporary right of way are anticipated for construction. Four residences would be relocated as a result of the project. 

During construction, Wilden Avenue will be closed to through traffic and detoured around the project limits. Access will be maintained at a minimum of one street crossing between Rock Run Creek and Main Street at all times. Access to all properties will be maintained during construction.  

All interested parties are hereby notified of the availability of the environmental document and preliminary design plans for review at the following locations:

  • Goshen Engineering Department, 204 E. Jefferson Street, Goshen, IN 46528
  • Abonmarche Consultants, 1009 South 9th Street, Goshen, IN 46526
  • Goshen Public Library, 601 South 5th Street, Goshen IN 46526