On May 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial in City Park, Mayor Aspacher will issue a proclamation declaring Bowling Green as a Purple Heart City. This declaration recognizes the extraordinary sacrifice those who have received the Purple Heart have made for our country. The Purple Heart originates from the American Revolution, first … Continue reading Mayor Aspacher to declare Bowling Green a Purple Heart City
In 2017, the number of people injured by not wearing a bike helmet was 51,000, enough people to fill Nationwide Arena in Columbus 2½ times. Universal use of bicycle helmets by children ages 4 to 15 could prevent between 135 and 155 deaths, between 39,000 and 45,000 head injuries and between 18,000 and 55,000 scalp … Continue reading Put a Lid on It! Free Kids Bike Helmets Available
The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Division will be replacing a sewer manhole in the intersection of East Wooster Street and Mercer Rd beginning May 12. As a result, traffic will be impacted both on East Wooster and Mercer. On Mercer Rd., the southbound lane of traffic will be closed; on East Wooster St, the … Continue reading East Wooster Sewer Work – May 12-14
North Enterprise, from Frazee to Poe Road, will be closed to traffic from Monday, May 10, until Friday, May 14. Included in this closure will be the intersection of North Enterprise and Frazee. This closure is required to install a sanitary sewer line. This schedule may change depending on progress of work and weather.
Bicyclists: You Are Traffic! Steve Langendorfer, City of BG Bicycle Safety Commission Did you know that when you ride a bicycle, scooter, golf cart, or even wheelchair on a designated street, you automatically become a “vehicle” just like an automobile, truck, or motorcycle? That means that according to the Ohio Revised Code, you have all … Continue reading Bicyclists: You Are Traffic!
The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Division will be repairing the sewer main on East Wooster Street, just west of the intersection with Mercer Road, beginning May 5 through May 7, resulting in the closure of one lane of traffic within the work zone. This work is scheduled to begin at 7:30 am on May … Continue reading East Wooster Sewer Main Repairs – May 5-7
The window to schedule a May Brush Collection will be open from May 1 to May 10. Residents may go online to register their address for this month’s collection! Follow the Brush Collection Link located on the home page of the City’s website (www.bgohio.org) to complete the form. Residents may also call 419-354-6227 to be … Continue reading Registration for May Brush Collection Begins May 1
Columbia Gas is set to begin a project in Bowling Green to replace aging gas lines with newer, state-of-the-art plastic pipe. The work will take place largely on Haskins Road between Ranch Court and Wooster Avenue. Sections of Gustin Avenue, Keil Court, Garden Court, Wallace Avenue, Parker Street and Lambert Drive are included as well. … Continue reading Columbia Gas Beginning Natural Gas Line Replacement Project in Bowling Green
The European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is a non-native, invasive species that has moved into Ohio from Pennsylvania and Michigan over the years. In its caterpillar stage, it feeds on the leaves of over 300 different tree and shrub species and is especially fond of oak. The big oaks are one of City Park’s best assets and … Continue reading City Park Trees to be Treated for Gypsy Moths
Columbia Gas announced today that crews will extend the intermittent closure of Poe Road between Mercer Road and Dunbridge Road for one day through Monday, April 26. The closure is a result of ongoing gas work on I-75. The closure will resume Monday morning at 7 am and last until roughly 5pm. During work hours, … Continue reading Columbia Gas Extending Poe Road Closure between Mercer and Dunbridge through April 26