New Traffic alert – Charles St from Lincolnway East to Vistula Rd restricted to thru traffic. (6/4-8/16) Access to Twin Branch Park and parking lot is open. NIPSCO has also notified the City of Mishawaka that a very necessary and immediate repair/maintenance is going to take place on their 16″ Steel Pipeline on southbound 331.  There will be partial lane closure southbound 331 starting Wednesday, 6/5/2024 on 331 near Dragoon Trail and Dragoon Trail will be closed west of 331 (1,600 feet) for excavation.  The work may take longer than five days to complete. It will most likely take crews five days to repair the line with additional days to do inspection and clean up/restore the excavation area. NIPSCO is looking at closer to being in that area for two weeks.    
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City of Mishawaka

Special Council meeting Regarding a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA)

The State of Indiana passed a law on July 1st that will allow cities to designate an area for outdoor alcohol consumption.
The DORA would allow adults 21 and over to purchase an alcoholic beverage from a participating vendor and to walk within that designated area with a beverage of choice in their designated DORA cup.
It essentially gives more freedom to our patrons and event visitors and potentially increased business for our outstanding vendors.
The Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area, better known as DORA, would be along the St. Joseph River and off of Main Street.

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