saratoga polo club City to build roundabout at Goshen
FORT WAYNE, Ind.
Once upon a time Goshen Ave. and Goshen Rd. were a highway. The City of Fort Wayne says the road needs to be urbanized with sidewalks, lighting, proper drainage and landscaping.
They going to enhance the road to better serve drivers, pedestrians, and businesses. That includes building a roundabout at the the intersection of Goshen Ave., Sherman Blvd. and Lillian Ave.
Current design plans show that the roundabout will take down the fishing store,
North Side Bait and Tackle.
feeling very upset because they want to plan on trying to tear this down and put a round about out here on Sherman and Goshen and the bait shop has been here for 95 years, said owner Mike Reuille. part of the history of Fort Wayne. There not another bait shop around like this. said six generations of people have shopped there and considers it a city staple.
The roundabout engineer Shan Gunawardena feels his pain, but says this project best serves the community.
we try to do is minimize those impacts as best as we can, but when you are working in an urban environment, people who have built in as close to the highway as possible, close to the roadway as possible, it very difficult not to have an impact on somebody,
They will be offering Reuille money for the store.
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