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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:00 am

Briefs

Fort Wayne/Allen County

Lane restrictions on US 30 coming

U.S. 30 will have lane restrictions over Flat Rock Creek in both directions beginning Saturday for four months in east Allen County, the Indiana Department of Transportation said Wednesday.

Crews will be doing maintenance on the bridge, the transportation department said.

Drivers will likely see a temporary barrier wall built between Indiana 101 and Lortie Road in Allen County. Drivers should expect stopped traffic and vehicles entering and leaving the work zone until late October, the transportation department said. 

AREA

Waterloo farm gets solar grant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $20,000 grant to Bowman & Bowman Farms Inc. of Waterloo to buy and install a solar array.

The grant is through the Rural Energy for America Program and will save Bowman & Bowman Farms $8,400 a year in energy costs, the USDA said in a news release. It was among 58 grants totaling $1 million the USDA awarded for renewable energy projects in 17 states and Puerto Rico, including more than $109,000 for eight projects in Indiana.

– Journal Gazette