Today we have only one open entrance to our office. We have a call in to the city to see where we may be able to set a temporary sign to show folks how to get in here. If you are familiar with our place of business and want to brave the traffic, the eastern most driveway is open. That's where we hope to place some sort of sign. Otherwise, here's what our parking lot looks like for now.
Yes! We are still in business even though it doesn't look like it at the moment. Our sign is inside ready to be repainted. Once that's done, we will work on setting the pillars back to hold it in it's new place.
We really do appreciate your patience and continued support during the reconstruction of Dayton-Xenia Road!
Deal’s is open for business as usual - really! Our sign is down and being moved. Nursery stock has been moved to our side and rear lots. Check our blog page for more information as it becomes available. We appreciate your patience as construction continues on Dayton-Xenia Road.
A panoramic view of Deal’s lot… from across the street. The lot looks a bit bleak - we’ve relocated our stock to the side and back of the barn..When the widening project begins we’ll be relocating our sign and losing several feet of our lot frontage.
We are now located on a gravel road! (Or at least a small piece of a gravel road). Today we had the road crew and our crews in for a lunchtime cookout. While they were here, we got an update. They are hoping to have the road reopened next Thursday. I guess our semi-vacation will be over.
Dayton-Xenia Road has been closed in front of Deal’s…
The road in front of our shop is closed. We're guessing it's for tonight only since the sign still says closed for 10 days starting July 17. Yesterday, the road crew closed one lane and dug a very large deep hole in front of our lower driveway. All day today there was a thick metal sheet over the hole. Tonight, there are large lights, an open hole, and a crew working on the closed road.
We now have an official road closure date. July 10-20 the road will be closed for the culvert replacement; it contains the creek that runs along the east side of our property. We will remain open during the road closure. We will still be making deliveries and our parking lot will be accessible from the west. If you need directions, please give our office a call at 937-426-2118.
Just heard back from the city with an update on the road work and closure. At this time it looks like the road will not be closed until after June 1. Until then, there will be periodic disruptions, but no closures.
The gas lines are just starting to be relocated, which will take about a month.
Near the end of April, the electric, phone and fiber lines will be relocated which will also take about a month.
Once that is accomplished the road will be closed for a period of about ten days at the eastern corner of our property. This is to replace the culvert for the creek that runs through our property. After that, at least one lane of traffic, and usually 2, will be open, but with periodic delays.
In the meantime, if you would like to know the road conditions at the moment for a planned trip to visit us, just call our office and we will walk outside and give you as much of an update as we can see in both directions.
As you may know, the road in front of Deal’s will be widened this year. We don’t have a firm start date yet, but the first thing scheduled is replacement of the culvert at the east corner of our property. This stage of the construction will result in the road being closed. During that time our western most, uphill, driveway will remain open but the eastern drive will likely be blocked with equipment.
Our mulch piles will be relocated. So, mulch (and anything else we have) will still be available through the whole construction project.
Our sign will also be relocated. Hopefully, we will be able replace it with something as close to the existing sign as possible. Keep your fingers crossed!
We will post updates as we know more. Keep checking back.