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City of Columbus Honored with Local Government Collaboration Award for Railroad Overpass

The City of Columbus was presented the Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (Aim) Local Government Collaboration Award at the Aim Ideas Summit Annual Awards Luncheon, held on October 3, 2018 in French Lick. The 42nd Annual Aim Annual Awards program, presented by Umbaugh, recognizes communities and individuals in municipal government for excellence and outstanding achievement. A nine-member panel [...]

City of Columbus Honored with Local Government Collaboration Award for Railroad Overpass 2018-10-08T09:09:36+00:00

City Hires Consultant to Assist with Quiet Zones

At their meeting on September 17, the Redevelopment Commission voted to hire CTC of Fort Worth, Texas to assist the City with a two-step process to help the city quiet the horns from trains passing through the city.

City Hires Consultant to Assist with Quiet Zones 2018-10-03T10:01:37+00:00

E-911 Cameras Installed at Intersections

The Columbus/Bartholomew County E-911 Center is now benefitting from the installation of cameras at critical intersections impacted by increased railroad traffic.

E-911 Cameras Installed at Intersections 2018-10-03T10:01:07+00:00

Flat Rock River Bridge Tree Clearing begins January 10

Tree clearing  will begin January 10 as part of preliminary work to upgrade the railroad bridge at the Flat Rock River crossing in Noblitt Park.  Work is expected to continue over several weeks as weather permits as numerous trees are removed to allow for room for cranes and equipment to move into the area for bridge construction.

Flat Rock River Bridge Tree Clearing begins January 10 2018-01-17T10:44:39+00:00

State Road 46 Entrance to City to Close October 6-8

Louisville & Indiana Railroad and the Indiana Department of Transportation will close the railroad crossing on the east side of the Robert Stewart Bridge beginning Friday evening, October 6 through Sunday, October 8.  

State Road 46 Entrance to City to Close October 6-8 2018-01-20T09:50:32+00:00

Train Traffic Expected to Increase in August

CSX and Louisville & Indiana railroads announced they will begin increasing the frequency, length and speed of freight trains on the rail line from Seymour to Indianapolis as soon as August 21. That includes trains traveling through the crossing at State Road 46 and State Road 11 on Columbus’ west side.

Train Traffic Expected to Increase in August 2017-07-24T06:41:45+00:00

Cummins, State of Indiana & City of Columbus Announce Two Investment and Improvement Projects Totaling $80 Million

Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), along with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop, representatives from Bartholomew County, and other state and local leaders officially announced two new investment projects that will have a positive economic impact on the Columbus community and the state.

Cummins, State of Indiana & City of Columbus Announce Two Investment and Improvement Projects Totaling $80 Million 2017-07-06T07:49:47+00:00

Deaver Road and CR 450S Closures

Deaver Road will be closed today through Wednesday for railroad crossing work. CR 450S will be closed Wednesday into Friday for more crossing work. The closings were announced by Safety Services & Supply Inc., the company handling safety issues for the CSX and Louisville & Indiana railroads and rail line upgrade through Bartholomew County.

Deaver Road and CR 450S Closures 2017-06-20T16:06:26+00:00

Tentative Intersection Closure Schedule – Week of May 8, 2017

Below is a tentative construction schedule for railroad intersections in Bartholomew County. Please remember that construction is weather dependent and this schedule may be changed to accommodate construction crews.

Tentative Intersection Closure Schedule – Week of May 8, 2017 2017-05-08T17:18:27+00:00