News in Brief – 6/2/10

Published 10:23 am Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Sewer work continues in Ironton

IRONTON — After taking a day off to celebrate Memorial Day Monday, the Ironton sewer rehabilitation project is back in full swing.

Workers will be relining the sewer on Kemp Lane and Liberty Avenue, as well as several other locations in the city.

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They will also be cleaning the sewer in two locations.

This week’s schedule for the project is as follows:

Manhole Cover Replacement

North Ironton between Ellison Street and Center Street.

Manhole Rehabilitation

Third Street alley between Jefferson Street and Madison Street

Sewer Cleaning

Railroad Street between Second Street and Fifth Street

Third Street alley between Vernon Street and Jefferson Street

Sewer Lining

Kemp Lane

Liberty Avenue

Chestnut Street between Seventh Street and Eighth Street

Jefferson Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street

Lawrence Street between Fourth Street and Sixth Street

Pine Street between Ninth Street and 11th Street

Fifth Street alley between Spruce Street and Pine Street

Fifth Street alley between Kemp Avenue and Pleasant Street

Seventh Street between Lawrence Street and Railroad Street

Eighth Street between Jefferson Street and Quincy Street

11th Street between Pine Street and State Route 141

11th Street between Pleasant Street and Vine Street

‘Weed Warriors’ workshop set for Saturday

IRONTON — Ohio University Southern and the Iron Furnace Cooperative Weed Management Area are hosting the Weed Warriors Workshop Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The workshop will be held at the Ohio University Southern Nature Center at Lake Vesuvius.

Participants will have hands-on experience with, and learn about:

Invasive species identification

Control techniques

GPS reading

Topographic map reading

Habitat restoration.

The event is free and open to the public. Activities for children will be provided.

For more information or to register, contact Joseph Bass at