March 23, 2014
A dog park is being added to the walkway, potholes will be filled and the W.
Long Ave Dollar General could be demolished by June; Those are some of the
plans for DuBois this summer.
walkway continues to improve now with the addition of a dog park thanks to a
$25,000 grant. The park will be a 1 acre, fenced in area with toys and
obstacles for the dogs to interact with. Like the rest of the walkway, owners
will be responsible for picking up after their dogs.
Ave. side of the walkway will be resurfaced this year. The maple avenue side of
the walkway will not be paved. It will have a softer surface which may be
easier for runners.
potholes are a major problem across the state due to the harsh winter we've
had. Now that spring is here the city of DuBois is beginning to assess what they
can do to fix the streets. City manager Herm Suplizo said the roads have taken
a beating and they will fix the potholes but they canít repave everything. He
said they will be assessing the streets soon and will prioritize what streets
Dollar General on W. Long Ave in DuBois may be demolished by June. The city is
waiting on an environmental survey before moving forward on the demolition of
the store which caught fire and is now full of mold.
will start street sweeping state roads the week of April 7th. The DuBois city
council asks residents who live on a state road to have their sidewalks swept
before street sweeping begins.