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$2.5 million Lincoln upgrade begins April 20

Project estimated to take 160 days

The $2.5 million Lincoln Avenue reconstruction and widening project begins Monday, April 20, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

The project affects Lincoln between Union Street and Klingler Road in the village.

Lincoln will close for approximately 160 days, but during that period access to Ada Medical and Diagnostic Center will be maintained at all times.

The project involves roadway reconstruction including storm sewer, water main, curb and gutter, and sidewalk. Beaverdam Excavating Inc., serves as the general contractor.  

Southern Detour:
Main Street/SR 235 to Lima Avenue/TR 50 to Klinger Road/CR 35.

COVID-19 update from Village of Ada

Accessing the municipal building and more info

The following notice is from the Village of Ada website:

The goal of the municipal office of the Village of Ada continues to be the management of the needs of the public while protecting the health and safety of our employees and the general public.  

Our staff continues to work regular office hours to meet the needs of our residents, customers and the general public. 

4th confirmed case in Hardin County

The Kenton Hardin Health Department has been notified of a fourth confirmed case for COVID-19 in a Hardin County resident.

We have contacted the patient and the individuals potentially exposed and they have been instructed to self-quarantine and monitor for symptoms.

The Kenton Hardin Health Department will be in daily contact with those individuals within our jurisdiction for monitoring of temperatures and symptoms. No other personal information about the case will be released to protect the privacy of the individual.

School shares several mental health contacts

To accommodate students during social distancing issues

The following is an update from Ada school superintendent, Meri Skilliter.

We continue to miss our students terribly and understand that this situation can be a strain on everyone’s mental health.

The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (MHRSB) of Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties has worked hard to reconfigure some of their services to accommodate people during these unusual circumstances.

I wanted to share some of these services and the contact information for each one:

3rd confirmed case in Hardin County

The Kenton Hardin Health Department has been notified of a third confirmed case for COVID-19 in a Hardin County resident.

We have contacted the patient and the individuals exposed and they have been instructed to self-quarantine and monitor for symptoms. The health department will be in daily contact with these individuals for monitoring of temperatures and symptoms. No personal information about the case will be released to protect the privacy of the individual.

As Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health continues to report, we know community spread has been occurring throughout Ohio, including our community.

Ada's U.S. Census response rate between 30 and 40%

Interaction census map show how responses are coming in

April 1 was Census Day in the United States. Here’s a map of the local responses so far to the census questionnaire.

As of April 7 the figures show that 46.9 percent of the Hardin County residents have responded. Of that percent, 33.5 percent have responded online.

And, according to the color coding, Ada has a response rate of between 30 and 40 percent.

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