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Progress made in Lima's East Side Grade Separation project

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The East Side Grade Separation Project has been in the planning stage for 10 years, and the groundbreaking should happen in April. The East Side Grade Separation Project has been in the planning stage for 10 years, and the groundbreaking should happen in April.
Also at Monday night's meeting, discussion of a bar owner's liquor license in the 100 block of East Spring Street. Also at Monday night's meeting, discussion of a bar owner's liquor license in the 100 block of East Spring Street.

New developments Monday night in the Elm Street overpass and roundabout project, from Lima City Council Chambers.

Director of Public Works, Howard Elstro, said the East Side Grade Separation Project has been in the planning stage for 10 years, and the groundbreaking should happen in April. He said it will be a two-construction season project, with an expected completion date of October 2019. He also told us it will give one of Lima's main arteries a way to pass regardless of the train traffic on the "I and O railroad" in that area.  

"This will help all the east, west traffic, whether it be State Routes 117 and 309 and through the center of town or the other adjacent residential streets that are blocked when trains are present," Elstro said.

Also at Monday night's meeting, discussion of a bar owner's liquor license in the 100 block of East Spring Street. Police Chief Kevin martin told us in March 2017, the liquor license for Tim Callahan's bar expired and was not renewed. In the fall of 2017, an investigation led to citations. Martin says Mr. Callahan has applied for the renewal and his bar has since not been in operation. Council members previously objected. Lima Police and council decided Monday night to withdraw the objection.

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