May 29, 2015


Tree-cutting keeps Ridgeville middle school project from going bat-ty

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Another week and the $58.1 million middle school projected to open in two years would have had its inaugural construction season jeopardized by a possible bat habitat. Thanks to an 11th-hour approval of a needed state EPA permit, an Elyria contracting crew was able to remove a little more than six acres Read More…

Lights out in Elyria as Middle Avenue construction continues

Lights are out on Middle Avenue in Elyria on Friday as construction continues. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

The residents on the south side of Elyria are literally in the dark as a result of the Middle Avenue reconstruction project. The first phase of the project is starting up and, as a result, the street lights are going out. In their place, the city is putting up six portable light trailers to illuminate Read More…

Work on Ford Road bridge to start at 3 a.m. Wednesday

The Ford Road bridge construction in Elyria is seen Monday. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA – The work will be loud and will be done during the early morning hours Wednesday, but city officials said the commotion will be worth it because the Ford Road bridge project will move closer to completion. City Engineer Tim Ujvari said the incessant beeps from the caravan of cement trucks as it snake Read More…