News from BG: May 23, 2018

Upcoming Public Meetings:

  • Human Relations Commission is scheduled to meet June 1 at 8:00 am in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.

Memorial Day Parade – May 28

In conjunction with the Memorial Day Parade scheduled for 10:00 am on Monday, May 28, several Bowling Green streets will be temporarily closed while the parade is in motion.

Street closures will be “rolling” meaning that roads will be closed shortly before the parade goes by and will re-open once the parade is past.  The following parade route will be taken:

  • Parade starts at Washington Street
  • Parade will travel on North Main Street from Washington to Court Street
  • At Court, the parade will turn east and proceed to the Wood County Courthouse
  • The parade will turn north on Enterprise and proceed to Ridge Street for pedestrians and Merry Avenue for vehicles
  • Via Ridge and Merry, the parade will end at Oak Grove Cemetery where there will be a program.

The parade will also stop at the Wood County Courthouse for the laying of wreaths.

Anyone going directly to the cemetery should utilize Merry Street for access.  Note that only pedestrians will be allowed access to the Ridge entrance.

Delayed Refuse/Recycling Collection – Week of May 28

In observation of the Memorial Day holiday, non-24 hour City facilities will be closed on May 28.  As a result, refuse and recycling collection will be delayed one day the entire week.  Regular Monday collection will occur Tuesday, regular Tuesday collection will occur on Wednesday, and so on.

Questions about this schedule may be directed to the Public Works Department at 419-354-6227.

Columbia Gas – Downtown Work

Columbia Gas of Ohio has announced that it will be upgrading existing low-pressure gas lines to medium pressure lines within the downtown of Bowling Green in 2018.  Work is scheduled to begin the first week of June and is expected to last through August, possibly in to September.  As a result of this work, changes to traffic patterns will occur and on-street parking will be affected.  The total project area will encompass Main Street, roughly from Clay to the area of Ordway and Lehman.  Certain side streets, alleys, and city parking lots will also be affected.

Check out the rest of this news release on the City’s website!