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  1. County, state partnering to improve Taylorsville rail crossing: INDOT ...Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Republic

    A railroad crossing at County Road 800 North just north of Taylorsville will get flashing lights and gates next year under a funding partnership. The Bartholomew County Commissioners on Monday approved a contract with the Indiana Department of Transportation for proposed safety improvements at the crossing, which is located about a half-mile from U.S. 31. It currently only has stop signs to warn motorists as they cross.

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  2. Four county bridge projects moving forwardRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Republic

    Contracts to start the design work on three of the four planned bridge replacements were signed Monday by the Bartholomew County commissioners. DLZ Indiana Inc., an engineering and architectural firm, will be paid a maximum of $93,210 to handle all planning phases for the replacement of Bridge 301, located on County Road 300E over the Sydney Branch of the Flatrock River, north of St. Louis Crossing.

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  3. $6 million highway garage approved: Project won't result in tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Republic

    But the approval was given only after county officials emphasized that no new taxes will be enacted to build the facility off East 25th Street, next to the Clay Township Fire Department. Construction on the 11.25-acre farm property could begin in the summer of 2019 and be completed in the spring of 2020, commissioners chairman Larry Kleinhenz said.

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  4. Chip and seal: Process planned for 96 miles of county roadsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2018 | The Republic

    The chip-and-seal method of road repair, a blend of asphalt and gravel, is being planned for 96 miles of Bartholomew County rural roads this year. That is substantially more than the 50 to 60 miles done annually over the past two years, as well as two-and-a-half times more miles than will receive a new blacktop this year, Bartholomew County Highway superintendent Dwight Smith said.

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  5. County replacing bridge northeast of HopeRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | The Republic

    The Bartholomew County Commissioners on Monday approved an agreement for $72,720 with USI Consultants, Indianapolis, to replace County Bridge 66, which is located northeast of Hope near the Shelby County line. Issues with the bridge on County Road 900E were discovered earlier this year after a wing wall on the structure fell off, said Danny Hollander, Bartholomew County highway engineer.

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  6. County delays work on 15 construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | The Republic

    Roughly one out of four sections of county roads scheduled to get a new blacktop this year will remain untouched until after this winter. Milestone Contractors, Inc. of Columbus will receive $1,798,027 to put new asphalt down on 36 sections of county roads, while the eight projects awarded to Dave O'Mara Contractors amount to $91,455.

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  7. County reopens 800S after bridge repairRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | The Republic

    Bartholomew County officials have reopened County Road 800S west of Azalia after repairs to a 26-foot-long bridge damaged by flooding. The county road, one of two main crossings between U.S. 31 and State Road 11, had been closed for seven weeks, but reopened Monday afternoon, said county highway engineer Danny Hollander.

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  8. County opts to replace, not repair, Haw Creek bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | The Republic

    Emergency repairs were initially authorized April 23 after a wing wall collapsed near the edge of Bridge 66, wiping out about five feet of County Road 900E near the Shelby County line. But a few weeks later, work was stopped after crews discovered they were attempting to drive sheets of steel into solid rock hidden under the soil.

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  9. Haw Creek bridge north of Hope will be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | The Republic

    Emergency repairs were initially authorized April 23 after a wing wall collapsed near the edge of Bridge 66, wiping out about five feet of County Road 900E near the Shelby County line. But a few weeks later, work was stopped after crews discovered they were attempting to drive sheets of steel into solid rock hidden under the soil.

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  10. County reopens 800S to traffic after bridge repairRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | The Republic

    Bartholomew County officials have reopened County Road 800S west of Azalia after repairs were completed on a 26-foot-long bridge damaged by floodwaters last month. The county road, one of two main crossings between U.S. 31 and State Road 11, had been closed for seven weeks, but reopened Monday afternoon, said county highway engineer Danny Hollander.

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  11. $3 million in road work planned this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | The Republic

    Current estimates for putting a new blacktop down on the 2.5 miles of roads and bridges on the western portion of the crossing is $228,600. Often used by manufacturing employees who work in the Woodside industrial parks, Southern Crossing provides a vital link between U.S. 31 near Elizabethtown with State Road 11 near Walesboro.

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  12. Bridge repair halted: Traffic narrowed to one laneRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | The Republic

    Just two weeks after a green light was given to an emergency bridge repair in Hawcreek Township, the project was brought to a dead stop by an unexpected discovery. One of the two bridges that crosses Haw Creek along County Road 900E, northeast of Hope, will have to function as a one-lane bridge until further notice, the Bartholomew County Commissioners announced this week.

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  13. Stop signs, flashing lights being addedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | The Republic

    New 30-inch stop signs with flashing LED lights will be installed along County Road 550N where it intersects with Marr Road, said Danny Hollander, Bartholomew County highway engineer. The new signs could be up within a week at the intersection, where north and southbound traffic on Marr Road is allowed to go through uninterrupted while all east-west drivers on 550N have stop signs, Hollander said.

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  14. CommissionersRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2018 | The Republic

    For the second time in as many weeks, an emergency bridge repair has been approved by the Bartholomew County commissioners. A wing wall collapsed near the edge of one of the two bridges that crosses Haw Creek along County Road 900E, northeast of Hope, Bartholomew County Highway engineer Danny Hollander said.

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  15. County moves to fix bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Republic

    The declaration Monday by the Bartholomew County Commissioners came two days after emergency management personnel announced that County Road 800S would be closed indefinitely between State Road 11 and U.S. 31 because of water damage to a bridge. The declaration means the commissioners will avoid going through a lengthy bidding process to make the repairs on one of the bridges that crosses East Fork White River, just west of Azalia, commissioner Carl Lienhoop said.

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  16. Work to begin soon on County Road 800S bridge damaged in floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Republic

    The declaration Monday by the Bartholomew County Commissioners came two days after emergency management personnel announced that County Road 800S would be closed indefinitely between State Road 11 and U.S. 31 because of water damage to a bridge. The declaration means the commissioners will avoid going through a lengthy bidding process to make the repairs on one of the bridges that crosses East Fork White River, just west of Azalia, commissioner Carl Lienhoop said.

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  17. County opts for low-cost repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Republic

    Short-term traffic control measures are expected as workers seal cracks along East 25th Street, from the Columbus city limits to State Road 9, for the first time in five years, Bartholomew County Highway engineer Danny Hollander said. The scope of road repair along the 4.46-mile stretch is not as extensive as local officials would prefer, Bartholomew County commissioner Larry Kleinhenz said Monday.

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  18. Mill Race Park covered bridge getting new roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | The Republic

    Council members voted to allocate $30,500 from the county covered bridge fund to pay for most of the work to place new wood shingles on top of the bridge in Mill Race Park in Columbus. Bartholomew County Highway Engineer Danny Hollander said he anticipates the project might cost a little more than that.

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  19. Poor weather forecast postpones Thin Blue RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The Republic

    A bike ride benefiting a nonprofit organization that assists families of fallen law enforcement officers scheduled for today has been postponed. The Thin Blue Ride at Mt.

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  20. Overlay program about to begin paving rural roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Republic

    In what promises to be an ambitious overlay program, crews could start laying new asphalt on rural Bartholomew County roads within a few weeks - two months earlier than usual. The 10 miles of roads that will receive a new layer of asphalt in late March and in April were listed on Phase 2 of last year's overlay program, county highway engineer Danny Hollander told the Bartholomew County commissioners Monday.

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