Fixing & Reporting Potholes

City and State Crews have been working on fixing potholes on the streets and highways since the weather began warming.  The potholes form with the cycle of warmer days and temperatures below freezing at night. As the moisture gets into the cracks and then freezes at night, that moisture expands, forcing the surface of the road to rise and break […]

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Financing Package For Chillicothe Street Project Approved

The Chillicothe City Council approved nearly $4.4 million dollars in financing for the Chillicothe street project.  The financing over a period of 7-years at an interest rate of 1.375%.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says this financing package gives greater flexibility in the repayment. Chappell says the 7-year package has interest payments that are about $105,000 higher than the 5-year plan.  […]

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Pothole Season Has Begun

As we come out of the deep freeze and begin the cycle of warmer days and temperatures below freezing at night, Potholes will begin to develop in road surfaces that have been showing cracks. As the moisture gets into the cracks and then freezes at night, that moisture expands, forcing the surface of the road to rise and break apart […]

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Chillicothe City Council Actions

The Chillicothe City Council approved a salt spreader and demolition Monday. Demolition of a house at 823 Jefferson was awarded to Perkins Dozing.  The Chillicothe City Council approved the bid of $7,500 to do the work that includes the demolition, removal of the debris, Clearing the entire lot and leveling the lot in preparation for seeding. The council had two […]

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Chillicothe Street Projects

One of the two major street projects in Chillicothe is nearly complete and the other is well underway.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says the Litton Road project has a few remaining items including shoulder work. He says the Mitchell Avenue project, south of the railroad to Ryan Lane is progressing well.  The project had a change in some of the […]

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