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Road improvements, bike trails part of Goshen’s construction season

Check out this list of projects slated for 2014.

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 11:46 a.m.

GOSHEN — From railroad crossing improvements and road resurfacing to bike trails and sewer replacements, the city of Goshen is gearing up for a busy construction season.

Here’s a look at some of the projects slated for 2014:

  • Chicago Avenue from Harrison Street to Indiana Avenue. Reconstruction starts in late April or early May. Completion date is June 27.
  • Phase III of Dickerson Landing. New street reconstruction with water and sewer replacement near the post office north of Wilkinson Street. Starts in early May and finished by July 1.
  • Wheatland Drive area. Resurfacing with asphalt to be completed by June 20.
  • River Race Drive from Jefferson Street to Douglas Street. Road construction in the Millrace development area. Starts in late May and ends in mid November.
  • Plymouth Avenue from Indiana Avenue into Shanklin Park. Bike trail resurfacing in the summer.
  • North Main Street. Bike path crossing safety island with ramp onto S.R. 15 from Middlebury Street. Completion by June 1. Another safety island will be built at Eighth Street and College Avenue.
  • Fifth Street from Clinton Street to Crescent Street. Road reconstruction. Section from the Rock Run Creek Bridge just north of railroad tracks to Crescent Street will be closed for close to a year.
  • Monroe Street. New bike path from U.S. 33 to gate 5 at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds. Construction started last year and should end in late May.
  • C.R. 40 from U.S. 33 to C.R. 27. Chip and seal project this summer.
  • Railroad crossing safety improvements to six crossings throughout the year at New York Street, Burdick Street, Jackson Street, Plymouth Avenue, Reynolds Street and Purl Street.

Follow Elkhart Truth reporter Angelle Barbazon on Twitter at @tweetangelle.


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