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Níel M. Jurist
Public Information Manager

200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4043
niel.jurist@gahanna.gov

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Lane Closures:  Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr & Rice Ave)
5/23/2017

Lane Closures: Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr & Rice Ave)

Roslovic a contractor for Bell Equipment will be performing utility line maintenance  on Taylor Rd from Helmbright Dr to Rice Ave.  The work is scheduled 5/24/17 through 5/25/17 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and will require lane shifts and flagging operations.  Two-way one-lane traffic will be maintained at all times.  Please contact the Service Department at 614-342-4005 with any questions.

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Update-Delay:  270 Closures for Goshen Bridge Raising
5/19/2017

Update-Delay: 270 Closures for Goshen Bridge Raising

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the raising of Goshen Ln Bridge and the rolling 270 closures have been postponed.  Additional notice will be distributed once a new date has been set by ODOT.

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Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing
5/18/2017

Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing

Gahanna is continuing another year of unidirectional waterline flushing.  This is a systematic and controlled procedure that uses water at a high velocity to remove sedimentation, improve water quality and increase the flow efficiency within the waterlines of the distribution system.  This preventative maintenance technique is endorsed and encouraged by the Ohio EPA.  Click the link above to learn more about this process and view a map of the areas being flushed.

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Big Walnut Trail Section 4 Open House
5/11/2017

Big Walnut Trail Section 4 Open House

The community is invited to attend an open house on Tuesday, May 30 from 5-7 pmat Stonybrook United Methodist Church, 485 Cherry Bottom Road.  The purpose of this public input meeting is to allow for comment on the proposed project for section 4 of the Big Walnut Trail.  

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Story Trail Celebrates Diversity at Friendship Park
5/11/2017

Story Trail Celebrates Diversity at Friendship Park

Gahanna Parks & Recreation will host a ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, May 26 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Friendship Park, 150 Oklahoma Avenue to mark the opening of the Story Trail. This year’s story, The Friendship Bridge, celebrates the beauty of diversity as two young girls from different cultures meet on a bridge and form a lasting friendship.

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Project Update:  2017 CCTV & Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Project
5/3/2017

Project Update: 2017 CCTV & Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Project

The City has contracted with Insight Pipe Contracting to televise and clean various sanitary sewers as part of the Capacity Management Operation and Maintenance (CMOM) program.  For more information about this project, please click on the link above.

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Help Protect Our Waterways Through Backyard Conservation
4/27/2017

Help Protect Our Waterways Through Backyard Conservation

The public is invited to attend a free backyard conservation workshop on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse, 220 Olde Ridenour Rd, Gahanna 43230.  The workshop will discuss urban stormwater, rainwater harvesting and infiltration and rebate options for backyard conservation practices.  You must register for the workshop in order to attend.  Click the link above for more information and registration details or call Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District at 614-486-9613.

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Goshen Ln Bridge Closed for Work Beginning May 8th
4/27/2017

Goshen Ln Bridge Closed for Work Beginning May 8th

As of May 8th, Goshen Ln bridge is closed while Shelly and Sands, a contractor for ODOT, raises the bridge. Goshen Ln is closed to all traffic from Denison Ave south to Bridgeway Ave.  Work is expected to take 3 months, weather permitting.  Click on the link above for the detour route and other details.

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It’s Mosquito Season
4/17/2017

It’s Mosquito Season

The City of Gahanna has contracted with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) for mosquito control.  Call the FCPH Mosquito Bite Line at 614-525-BITE (2483) to submit a request for service or to report mosquito problems or concerns.  The Bite Line is a voicemail system so please leave a detailed message.  Click above to learn more about control techniques and tips to avoid mosquitoes.

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MORPC Provides FREE Energy-Saving Services to the Community
4/13/2017

MORPC Provides FREE Energy-Saving Services to the Community

MORPC can deliver energy-saving services in your community to help residents stay warmer in the winter, cooler in the summer, and save money on energy bills. MORPC provides FREE home weatherization programs to income-eligible renters and homeowners in Franklin County.

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