Drivers to use caution at intersections

The overnight ice storm has caused a power outage for a number of traffic signals in Fort Wayne. The following is a list of signals and intersections without power:

'€¢    Hanna & Oxford
'€¢    Covington & Ardmore
'€¢    Covington & Getz
'€¢    Covington & Hadley
'€¢  ...

Conservatory, Community Center open

Because of a power outage, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation office, 705 E. State, will be closed today.

The Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St., and the Community Center, 233 W. Main St., are open with regular hours, however all classes at the center...

Drivers to use caution at intersections

The City of Fort Wayne has added some traffic signals to the list of those currently without power and functioning as a four-way stop until power is restored:

'€¢    Jefferson & Aboite Center
'€¢    Bluffton & Engle
'€¢    Lahmeyer & Stellhorn
'€¢    Arlington Park &


Main Parks and Recreation office closed due to power outage

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s offices remain open today during the Level II weather emergency.

Only the main office for the Parks and Recreation office is closed, because of a power outage. All other City offices are open for regular hours...

Drivers to treat signals without power as four-way stops

The following is an updated list of traffic signals currently out due to the ice storm'€™s power outage:

'€¢    Jefferson & Aboite Center
'€¢    Hanna & Oxford
'€¢    Covington & Ardmore
'€¢    Covington & Getz
'€¢    Covington & Hadley
'€¢    Lafayette &...

Drivers to treat signals without power as four-way stops

The following signals have been added to the City of Fort Wayne'€™s list of traffic signals out due to the ice storm:

'€¢    Wells & State
'€¢    Lima & N Clinton
'€¢    Sherman & State
'€¢    Goshen & State
'€¢    Fairfield & Kinsmoor
'€¢    Calhoun &...

Drivers should continue to use caution

The City of Fort Wayne, Allen County and the City of New Haven have all lifted their Level II weather emergency declarations.

Streets and roads are passable, but drivers should use caution and watch out for any downed tree limbs, especially on residential


Mayor Tom Henry Directs City Crews to Stay on the Job

City of Fort Wayne crews from throughout the organization have been working diligently to cope with the aftermath of the ice storm. Ice began falling about midnight Thursday and Public Works sent forty trucks out salting and plowing soon...

Two American Red Cross shelters are open for residents who are without power.
  • The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum at 4000 Parnell Avenue
  • South Side High School at 3601 South Calhoun Street
Residents coming to the shelter are encouraged to bring blankets, pillows, toiletry items, games and toys for...

Motorists should use caution when driving

The following sections of streets are closed due to fallen tree branches or downed power lines:

'€¢    6400 block Huguenard Road (wires down)
'€¢    800 block of West. DeWald St. (tree down)
'€¢    Runnion Avenue, south of Howell (tree down)
'€¢    Hazelett Road,...

Call Center Open Saturday Morning

The 311 Call Center will close at midnight tonight and re-open Saturday morning at 8:00am. The Call Center will remain open through at least noon on Saturday.

Because of a large volume of calls the center hours were extended to midnight earlier today.

Call takers...

Pat Roller will serve through January; Deputy Controller will serve as Interim

Mayor Tom Henry announced today that City Controller Pat Roller has agreed to stay on with the Administration for an additional month. She had originally said she would leave at the end of December. Roller has served as...

Says he has concerns about it, but will sign

Mayor Tom Henry today signed the revised noise ordinance passed by City Council Tuesday making “light pollution” a violation of city ordinance.

“Although I have concerns about this ordinance”, said Mayor Henry, “it is up to Council to decide what...

Fort Wayne'€™s 311 call center is now handling Animal Care and Control inquiries.  311, “one call to city hall”, handles non-emergency service requests. If the call requires an Animal Care and Control Officer, it will be transferred to Animal Care and Control.

The 311 call center handles calls for 11...

Brrrr'€¦it's cold outside! Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control is reminding pet owners that any animal kept outside for any period of time, must have access to food, water, and a warm, dry shelter.  The following guidelines will help you protect your companion animals when the mercury dips.

1.         The...

Animal Care & Control is offering free straw to any city resident in need of animal bedding during the upcoming winter season.  Before temperatures drop significantly, pet owners should be preparing for the needs of pets living outdoors.  The straw, which is being offered through private donation, can...

The City of Fort Wayne received two grants that move trail/greenway projects forward in the southwest and southeast portions of the City.   

Grants from the Federal Transportation Enhancement Funds, awarded by the Northeastern Indiana Regional Coordinating Council (NIRCC), include $509,000 for the


Fort Wayne City Utilities will be “smoke testing” sewer lines in the northeast neighborhood of Royal Oaks beginning on Wednesday, December 17, 2008. The Royal Oaks addition is bounded by Lynhurst Drive on the north, Stellhorn Road on the south, Eicher Drive on the northeast, Sandalwood Drive on...

Video from the news conference will be available on theCity's YouTube channel.

Statement of Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry on the issue of gaming:

We are living in difficult, and for far too many, desperate economic times. With each new day, my concern for the health of our community and our people


Continuing process of changing signals based on traffic needs

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Traffic Engineering Department will modify a traffic signal northwest starting next week for off-peak driving times.

The intersection of Coldwater and Perry Lake roads will go to a red-yellow flashing schedule...