Thursday
Oct222015

Broad Street Construction Update

The City of Bexley will begin a water line replacement project on Broad Street from Alum Creek to Gould Road starting July 27th (expected completion by end of November weather permitting). Construction will occur in two block increments and east bound traffic will be reduced to one lane while both north and south bound turning movements within the work zone will be prohibited during working hours. The city will provide updates via onsite message boards, as well as the city's website and the Bexley Blast regarding work zones and recommended detours.

  • Merkle Road south and north of Broad Street will be closed next week (Monday thru Friday) from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM (schedule and weather permitting).

  • Construction crews will continue working on the remaining service tie-ins, backfilling open trenches and place seed. Once complete this section of Broad Street including the gutter area will be thoroughly cleaned and swept.

  • Beginning November 23rd construction crews will remobilize at the intersection of Gould Road and Broad Street.

This water line project is Phase 1 of a 2-phase project, with steet resurfacing and aesthetic improvements scheduled to start in the Spring of 2016.  Both phases are funded by a 75% grant / 25% no-interest loan package from the State of Ohio Public Works Commission.

Please contact the City’s Department of Public Service at 614-559-4220 if you have any questions regarding this project.

Friday
Oct162015

Announcing the Bexley Base web service and mobile app

The Bexley Base service is a web and mobile device application that allows residents to report and follow issues throughout the City.  The Bexley Base app also provides a variety of information and resources relating to City events, news, recreation registration, water bill pay, and more!

How to access Bexley Base:
Android: Download the Bexley Base app from Google Play
iPhone: Download the Bexley Base app from the App Store
Web: Visit Bexley Base by clicking here

 

Friday
Oct092015

Thank You, Bexley Community Foundation!

In 5 short years, the Bexley Community Foundation has awarded over $615,000 worth of grants to benefit the Bexley community by supporting community events, economic development, recreational activities, beautification, lifelong learning, and more.  This week, in celebration of their fifth anniversary, the Foundation has placed signs at projects they have helped fund throughout the City.  Keep an eye out for the blue signs - a tangible reminder of how much the Community Foundation has done to make Bexley "simply the best"! Thank you Bexley Community Foundation!

 

Thursday
Oct012015

Recap from the City Hall "Thank You" Event

This past Tuesday, we held a "thank you" event to acknowledge and thank all of those who helped us create and get settled into our new City Hall space.  Thanks to Andrew Rosenthal and GRA+D architecture and design, Palmetto Construction, Continental Development, the Bexley Community Improvement Corporation, Dupler Office, Columbus Sign and Designpath, MKSK, E.P. Ferris, Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter, Kayne Law Group, Vorys, and the Bexley Community Foundation for the phenomenal support and expertise throughout this process.  And a special huge "thank you" to the Bexley City employees who sorted through 60 years of accumulation at our former City Hall, who prepped the former Bexley Monk space for our contractors, and who endured a complex and drawn out relocation process - you all are simply the best and we could not have done this without you!  At our event we also dedicated and named the Community Foundation supported David H. Madison Community Conference Room - the "Madison Room" - right in the same corner of space that was formerly occupied by the "Madison Room" at the Bexley Monk.  Thank you Bexley!

 

Thursday
Oct012015

Columbia Gas Pipeline Project Update

Columbia Gas of Ohio will continue pipeline improvements on Roosevelt and Powell Avenues and surrounding areas over the next several weeks. There are preliminary construction procedures that may include locating the sewer line from inside your home to the outside. Columbia representatives or their authorized contractor will come to customers homes to perform this work, and will leave a door tag with contact information if customers are unavailable. All Columbia Gas contractors carry an ID and will be happy to show it. Columbia Gas will soon resume main line and service line replacement on the Roosevelt and Powell area project that began in 2014.

Impacted areas include:

  • 2710- 2834 Dale Ave

  • 2747- 2844 Elm Avenue

  • 251-405  S. Merkle Road

  • 2745 -2772 Plymouth Ave

  • 203 - 366 S. Stanwood Road

  • 212 - 387 S. Roosevelt Avenue

  • 192 -234  S.Remington Road

  • 2656 - 2808 Fair Avenue

  • 347 - 399 S. Gould Road

For more information on Columbia Gas' natural gas line replacement program, click here.

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