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Director Of Public Works A.j. Monroe

Portage commission approves four-way stop despite doubts

PORTAGE | Aragorn Ilg has taken it upon himself to go door to door in his neighborhood, asking residents to slow down.

November 07, 2013 5:10 pm

Portage engineer: Limit truck traffic to save roads

PORTAGE | It was just the day after workers completed paving the eastern-most portion of Central Avenue that City Engineer John Hannon saw a large truck carrying tons of sand traversing the street.

October 05, 2013 6:00 pm

Contracts awarded for Portage street department facility

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved contracts for the construction of a new Portage street department facility.

September 25, 2013 5:45 pm

Portage commission funding Veterans Avenue repaving

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission recently approved spending up to $60,000 to repave Veterans Avenue between Willowcreek Road and just east of Augusta Boulevard.

September 09, 2013 5:01 pm

Portage offiicals work to balance 2014 budget

PORTAGE | City officials here have been whittling away at the proposed 2014 budget, attempting to balance expected revenue with expenses.

August 10, 2013 7:22 pm

Commission moves forward on street department facility

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission this week pushed forward with the construction of a new street department facility.

June 29, 2013 12:00 am

Portage board tables request for drainage way easement

PORTAGE | It will be at least another month before developers of Sterling Creek Parc will know if they can encroach upon a natural drainage way to construct residential buildings.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am

Parishioners express concerns over traffic

PORTAGE | Nativity of Our Savior parishioners Dorothy Hoover and Vivian O'Brien said exiting their church's parking lot is getting more and more difficult.

June 10, 2013 12:00 am

Commission continues to deal with guardrail issues

PORTAGE | The city's Traffic Commission reaffirmed its decision Thursday  to place a guardrail along a curvy portion of Lenburg Road despite objections of a neighbor.

June 06, 2013 8:06 pm

Lenburg Road guardrail project continues despite objection

PORTAGE | The city will continue with plans to install a guardrail along a curvy portion of Lenburg Road despite objections from an area resident.

May 03, 2013 12:00 am

Portage commission to study Airport Road guardrail, again

PORTAGE | The city's Traffic Commission will once again take a look at installing a guardrail along the east side of Airport Road.

April 05, 2013 12:00 am

Portage street department facility moving forward

PORTAGE | The project to rebuild the city's street and sanitation department facility moved forward this week.

February 28, 2013 7:00 pm

Architect hired to design new street department facility

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission approved the hiring of an architectural firm to design the proposed new street department facility.

January 25, 2013 6:15 pm

Preliminary fixes OK'd for Airport/Robbins roads intersection

PORTAGE | The Traffic Commission on Thursday approved some preliminary fixes for the intersection of Airport and Robbins roads, but agreed the Airport Road corridor needs additional study.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am

Gas station, training center receive site approval

PORTAGE | The Plan Commission approved two new developments Monday night with little discussion.

October 01, 2012 8:00 pm

Panel studies Airport/Robbins intersection

PORTAGE | The city's Traffic Commission will conduct a warrant study on the intersection of Airport and Robbins roads to determine if a traffic control device is needed.

September 06, 2012 10:27 am

Commission approves limiting parking on Gateman

PORTAGE | The Traffic Commission on Thursday approved a limit to parking on Gateman Avenue off Swanson Road.

August 03, 2012 12:00 am

Council committee begans strategic planning for Portage's future

PORTAGE | Times are tough financially for most municipalities.

May 25, 2012 8:30 pm

West side drainage work planned

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved its first drainage project of the year, which will target a west side residential area.

May 09, 2012 6:30 pm

Church plans on turning vacant lot to community garden

PORTAGE | Real Life Community Church's request to turn a vacant lot into a community garden opened up a can of worms for the city this week.

April 28, 2012 7:15 pm
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