Today, the City of Columbus announces the launch of a web-based train status page that will allow residents to determine if a train is approaching the intersection of Indiana 11 and SR 46. The technology behind the page was designed by Isaiah Bowman, a senior at Purdue Polytechnic Columbus who is completing his Bachelor of [...]
Businesses in downtown Columbus will once again host "A Not So Silent Night" shopping event on Washington Street between 3rd Street and 11th Street on Thursday, December 13 from 4:00-8:00 pm. Participating businesses will be offering special sales and offers for patrons. In addition, carolers will entertain shoppers, carriage rides will be available, and kids [...]
The City of Columbus offices will be closed the following dates in observance of the upcoming December holidays. December 24 - trash/recycling on schedule December 25- no trash/recycling pick-up* December 31 - trash/recycling on schedule January 1- no trash/recycling pick-up* *All collections will be delayed one day, with Friday's collections on Saturday. Please visit the [...]
The City of Columbus is now offering electric vehicle charging in its Jackson Street and Second Street parking garages.
Due to the leaves falling all at once, Public Works is running a behind on leaf collection. Staff is working as quickly as possible. Patience is appreciated and staff will be at scheduled locations as soon as possible. For more information, contact Public Works at (812) 376-2509.
The City of Columbus recently received $1 million from INDOT as part of the state's $100 million Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative award to 283 communities in Indiana. In addition, Bartholomew County received $589,471, bringing the total for our area to nearly $1.6 million for road and bridge improvements and construction. Columbus received $349,816 in [...]
On November 5, Mayor Jim Lienhoop, Mrs. Pam Lienhoop and David Hayward, Executive Director of Public Works and City Engineer, joined officials from the Louisville & Indiana Railroad, CSX Railroad and other state and local officials to celebrate the ribbon cutting on the new Noblitt Park railroad bridge, which replaced a bridge that [...]
The City of Columbus offices will be closed the following dates in observance of the upcoming November holidays. Election Day - November 6 Veteran's Day (observed) - November 12 Thanksgiving - November 22-23 Trash, recycling and leaf pick-up will be picked up on their normally scheduled days on November 6 and November 12. Pick up [...]
The City of Columbus was presented the Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (Aim) Local Government Collaboration Award at the Aim Ideas Summit Annual Awards Luncheon, held on October 3, 2018 in French Lick. The 42ndAnnual Aim Annual Awards program, presented by Umbaugh, recognizes communities and individuals in municipal government for excellence and outstanding achievement. A nine-member panel of [...]
On Saturday, September 22, there will be several street closures which will effect residents and visitors. Please review the information below and be prepared with an alternate route to reach your destination. Download road closure and race restriction info (PDF) View interactive map For additional race information, visit the Mill Race Marathon website.