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Annual Supply and Material Bids

The annual supply and material bids will be opened at the Elkhart County Commissioner meeting on January 16th, 2017, at the Elkhart County Administrative Building, 117 North Second Street, Goshen, Indiana  46526 at 9:00 a.m. local time.

The legal notice for the bid can be found here:  NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The specifications for the bid can be found here:  2017 Material Bid Specifications

The bid results are here: 2017 Bids

Request for Proposal Announced

Elkhart County Commissioners are requesting proposals for a wastewater treatment study for the unicorporated communities of Foraker and Southwest.  More information can be found here:


Note:  If you downlaod a copy of this RFP, please notify the office.  If there is an addendum issued, you will then be notified, provided we have your email address.  Otherwise, you should check back perdiodically for any addendum issued.

INDOT Working on SR 15 the Week of 9/19/16

INDOT will be taking soil borings and pavement cores on SR15 from SR 120 in the town of Bristol to the Indiana/Michigan state line approximately 3.25 miles to the north. The purpose of this procedure is to ensure that the proper amount of field compaction is achieved according to specifications. The work is anticipated to take 2.5 days to complete and is currently scheduled for the week of September 19, 2016.  Please drive with care and observe traffic control.

Paving Update August 15-20, 2016

Paving Update: Unless otherwise noted, roads are open to school buses, emergency vehicles, mail carriers, and business deliveries. This schedule is subject to change according to weather conditions.

August 15
CR 24 (CR 3 – Charlotte Ave.)

August 16
CR 24 (CR 3 – Charlotte Ave.)
CR 28 (CR 17 – Old CR 17)

August 17
CR 28 (CR 17 – Old CR 17)
CR 13 (Old US 20 – CR 18)

August 18
CR 13 (Old US 20 – CR 18)
Runway Rd., Oxbow Dr., & Fawn River Ct.
Kershner Ln., Thistle Ct., & Almond Dr.

August 19
Runway Rd., Oxbow Dr., & Fawn River Ct.
Kershner Ln., Thistle Ct., & Almond Dr.
Riverdale Dr. & Oak Manor Pl. (S. of Old US 20)

August 20
Riverdale Dr. & Oak Manor Pl. (S. of Old US 20)

Ash Road Closure July 18-20, 2016

Beginning Monday, July 18, 2016 crews representing AT&T require a closure of Ash Road approximately 200 feet south of McKinley Highway, and from McKinley north for approximately the same distance. The closure is estimated for a period of 3 days for which McKinley Highway will not be accessible from Ash Road. Access to all businesses will be maintained from Ash Road . The detour route will be posted and is as follows:

Ash Road northbound will exit onto westbound Jefferson Road, then west to Bittersweet Road and north back to McKinley.

Ash Road southbound will travel west on Edison to Bittersweet Road and then south to McKinley Highway.

During this time crews will be relocating underground utilities which cross Ash Road in a northwest to southeast direction.

All businesses south of McKinley will have access from Ash Road south of McKinley Highway or directly from McKinley where available.

As for any businesses north of McKinley, access will be from Ash Road north of McKinley or directly from McKinley Highway.


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