Tuesday, August 17, 2004

Loveland roads close for resurfacing


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The Enquirer

LOVELAND - A common connector for traffic in Warren, Clermont and Hamilton counties will be shut down during business hours Wednesday and Thursday.

West Loveland Avenue, in the historic business district between Karl Brown Way and Second Street (Ohio 48), and Second Street between West Loveland Avenue and Broadway Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until a resurfacing project is completed.

The intersection of Loveland Avenue and Second Street will be closed completely for at least two hours on both days. Vehicles with a clearance of 8 feet or less are urged to use Broadway Street and Karl Brown Way as a detour. Larger trucks won't fit under the train trestle and should find an another route.

For information, call City Manager Fred Enderle, 683-0150, or visit www.lovelandoh.com.

Montgomery forum to discuss zoning

MONTGOMERY - Local experts will discuss zoning and land use regulations at a two-hour public forum 7 p.m. Aug. 25 in council chambers, 10101 Montgomery Rd.

The workshop will review state zoning law and its impact on Montgomery. Attorney Gary E. Powell will talk about what cities can do to control and manage the development of privately owned real estate.

Indian Hill plans hearing on berm rules

INDIAN HILL - A public hearing regarding proposed reductions in the sizes of earthen berms and some fences, as well as increased fines for violations, will be 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in council chambers, 6525 Drake Rd.

Council is expected to consider the first reading of the amendment that night, and second and third readings are tentatively scheduled for Sept. 27 and Oct. 25.

Information about the changes are available through the city's manager's office, 561-6500, or the city's Web site, www.ci.indian-hill.oh.us.

Committee examines Montgomery corridor

MONTGOMERY - City officials are looking at how to spruce up the Montgomery Road corridor commercial area north of the heritage district.

Seven city staffers are considering ideas that include adding historic street lights, benches and landscaping and creating a separate architectural theme, said Frank Davis, community development director, who is chairing the committee.

Crews replacing Mt. Auburn wall

MOUNT AUBURN - Work crews began to replace a deteriorated stone retaining wall on Goethe Street on Monday, closing the sidewalk to pedestrians.

The Cincinnati Department of Transportation and Engineering said the project, west of Sycamore Avenue, includes new steel railing, sidewalks and curbs.

Traffic will not be affected, but parking restrictions will be posted. The work is expected to take 60 days.



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