Howland’s ‘Yellow House’ faces demolition | Information, Sports activities, Work

&#13 &#13 HOWLAND — The Ohio Department of Transportation is willing to aid the Howland

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HOWLAND — The Ohio Department of Transportation is willing to aid the Howland Historic Modern society in moving the historic 1800s “Yellow House” inside of one mile south of its latest area off condition Route 46.

On the other hand, if a spot just can’t be identified, the property will deal with demolition.

Justin Chesnic, public facts officer with ODOT, reported Friday ODOT officials are organizing for community hearings this summer time on the diverging-diamond job at the intersection of point out Routes 46 and 82 in Howland.

At issue is the historic society’s 1830 house that ought to be moved as it will be much too near to the road, which will be widened in numerous directions.

“The venture will be reviewed with the general public this summer season on what will acquire place,” Chesnic reported.

He mentioned ODOT has been in speak to with historic society members on the dwelling, noting if the modern society can discover a home inside 1 mile south of the present-day location, ODOT will transfer the property at no price tag.

Chesnic stated the home can not be moved north by ODOT mainly because the Route 82 overpass bridge is not tall adequate to accommodate the property without getting it apart.

“If the historical modern society is ready to get the job done something out with a Real estate agent on the dwelling and come across a site south of the assets, we can help them. We are shifting forward with the undertaking and have to get factors in buy,” Chesnic said, noting ODOT has not been informed of any decision by the society.

The job is scheduled to get started in 2023.

Cindee Mines of the historical modern society stated associates are fascinated in a residence north of the house by the Giant Eagle and Howland Middle Faculty. She stated the society does not have the cash to include fees for transferring the household or obtaining a new assets south of its present-day locale.

The dwelling is the oldest residence in Howland. Though referred to as the “Yellow Home,” it is identified also as the E.N. Brown Property soon after 1 of its previous homeowners. It has sat on the similar location due to the fact it was crafted.

The historical modern society rents the dwelling to give tours and hold meetings.

Chesnic said ODOT wants to shift forward with setting up for the basic safety project and only can wait for so long for the matter to be resolved.

Mines, who explained she is not informed of a deadline from ODOT, said the modern society hopes some thing can be accomplished to help you save the dwelling.

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