News and Tribune

Breaking News

Clark County

May 3, 2013

River Ridge officials present request for grant funds



Wastewater Superintendent Len Ashack added later in the meeting that change orders in the construction costs for the treatment plant are being included for the increase of flow. The changes to increase capacity would not cover the amount that River Ridge was referencing. 

“It’s just coming up with the money to handle another 6 million gallons,” Ashack said. “That’s why capacity is in the discussion between them and us is so we can start capturing some money and putting it in reserves, so we don’t have to go back to the rate-payers and get another rate increase.”



Wheatley provided an overview of the projects that are ongoing near the area that would be served by the new sewer line.

“There’s actually dirt moving on three separate buildings that will total 950,000 square feet,” he said.

Among those spaces are the first of what is planned to be three buildings at America Place at River Ridge that would total 150,000 square feet of space. Phase two and three, when constructed, would add 200,000 square feet and 320,000 square feet, respectively.

Construction is also under way on a site at 800 Patrol Road for a 300,000-square-foot space and across Cox Street, which is being renamed, a property being developed by Capstone Reality will add a 500,000-square-foot building, 

In addition to the projects under construction, Dayton, Ohio-based The Standard Register Co. previously announced that it plans to locate in the former US. Census Bureau building along Patrol Road; American Fuji Seal Inc. has initiated a purchase agreement with the River Ridge Development Authority to purchase more than 23 acres of property located directly behind the center, next to America Place; and Wheatley said there are plans to add a retail space and an office space between Amazon and Capstone.

“With the amount of inquiries that we get, we feel fairly confident we’re going to see this sort of pace for the foreseeable future,” Wheatley said.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Easter 2014 photos

Click on any photo to purchase it.

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando
2013 Photos of the year

Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.