Buckeye Lake ready for rebirth

By Mary Beth Lane | The Columbus Dispatch

BUCKEYE LAKE — The Buckeye Lake waterfront is starting to transform from a construction site to a 4.1-mile scenic shoreline for public use as the four-year project to build a new dam nears completion. Crews are putting the finishing touches on the estimated $110 million project, which is scheduled to be done in late autumn, a year ahead of the originally announced schedule.

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Melfi: Our own North Coast at Buckeye Lake Is on the Rise

Jodi Melfi | Guest Columnist | Newark Advocate

Often when we think of tourism in Licking County the first things that come to mind are Historic Granville, or Newark’s newly face-lifted downtown, the Earth Works, or Dawes Arboretum, but most people in Central Ohio don’t realize that one-third of the Buckeye Lake Region is in Licking County. Most of the “north coast” of the lake is part of our county, including the Village of Buckeye Lake.

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