On Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 6 a.m., the City of Bellefontaine Water Department will be closing S. Main Street between Chillicothe Ave. and Auburn Ave to make a repair to the roadway. This repair is expected to be completed by 12 p.m. the same day, but may take longer.
Residents are encouraged to utilize the Detroit Street bypass for travel toward the South end of Bellefontaine and the Madriver Street bypass for travel to the North end of Bellefontaine so as to avoid the area during the repair time.
The City will be making repairs to water lines that will require road closures on South Main St. from Chillicothe Avenue to Auburn Avenue and W. Columbus Ave. from the alley to Detroit St. Scheduled closures will be during daytime working hours on January 6th and 7th, with traffic maintained during the evening and overnight hours. In addition, there may be some sidewalk closures in the area on an as needed basis.
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The City of Bellefontaine's 2019 Leaf Pick Up Schedule begins the week of October 14th on an on-call basis before following a regular leaf pick up schedule starting October 21st. City leaf pick up continues through November 18th. Call the Street Department at 937.592.1736 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Test results in the wake of Monday’s water main break in the 1200 block of south Detroit Street show Bellefontaine water service to the city’s south end is safe for consumption.
A boil advisory has been lifted, the city Utility Department reports.
PREVIOUSLY REPORTED JULY 9
A boil alert has been issued for neighborhoods and business districts east and south of the 1200 block of south Detroit Street, according to information provided to the Bellefontaine Police Department dispatchers.
That includes restaurants, apartment complexes, retail establishments and residences.
A water break was discovered around 5 a.m. Monday and crews had difficulty shutting off the 12-inch water main. Water was still flowing out of the break at 2 p.m. as crews were trying to shut down valves.
The 12-inch mains are the primary arteries for the city's water system and have interconnected in loops where possible.
PREVIOUSLY REPORTED JULY 8
Bellefontaine Water Department Superintendent Tim Newland reports this morning that he is trying to determine the extent of a water main break under the 1200 block of south Detroit Street.
Newland was trying to determine where water service was interrupted and where pressure merely was lower than normal.
Once he knows, then he will issue the appropriate boil alert.
He said the break could affect water pressure at the Logan County Fairground.
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