Approximately 40 people were on hand at Riverside Center on Monday night to receive information about the proposed reconstruction of E. Monroe Street, from east of its intersection with Piqua Road to west of its intersection with Water's Edge Drive.
Three city officials — Street/Sanitation Superintendent Jeremy Gilbert, City Engineer Nate Rumschlag, and Mayor John Schultz —along with two representatives from Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering — Marty Spees and Larry Lawlor — held the informative meeting The 40 residents, many of whom live on or near the affected area, were in attendance to receive an update on the city's progress with this project, as well as to get a better idea of what the city plans to do with this stretch of street/road and the proposed timeline for the reconstruction.
Lawlor and Spees said that currently plans are being finalized for the project. No construction is expected to start before September of 2014.
Further details in today's print edition.