News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 17, 2014

Mosquito spraying under way this week in Vigo County


TERRE HAUTE — The Vector Control Division of the Vigo County Health Department has begun its summertime mosquito eradication efforts in Terre Haute.

According to a news release, the type of mosquito-control methods used by the program depends on the time of year, the type of mosquitoes to be controlled and the habitat structure. Methods can include elimination of mosquito larval habitats, application of insecticides to kill mosquito larvae or spraying insecticides from trucks to kill adult mosquitoes.

The mosquito spraying schedule is posted on the Vigo County website, Click on departments, scroll down to the health department and click on vector.

Insecticide fogging began Monday in areas of the city.


Truck No. 4: Map 2- Northeast corner of City

Truck No. 9: Map 4 -A Part of the northeast section of the city, a part of the southeast section of the city, Maple Avenue on the north, Fruitridge on the east, Wallace Avenue on the south, 11th Street on the west

Truck No.13: Map 1 - North Terre Haute, Terre Town, northwest section of the city

Truck No.16: Map 3 - Southwest corner of the city

Truck No. 20: Map 5 - South-central section of the city


Truck No. 4: Map 6 - Seelyville, Limberlost Hills, Gospel Grove, Glenn Ayer, Felling Subdivision, Everman's Subdivision, Glenn Dell, East Glenn, Burgan Subdivision

Truck No. 9: Map 15 - County line on east, U.S. 40 on south, Burnett on north, Fruitridge Avenue on west

Truck No. 13: Map 13 - Sandcut, Fontanet and the northeast section of the county. Bounded by Rio Grande Road on the south, Gross Road and Fontanet Road on the east, Parker on the north and Atherton Road on the west

Truck No. 16: Map 14 - Burnett, Coal Bluff and area between

Truck No. 20: Map 18 - Lewis and Blackhawk area


Truck No. 4: Map 11- Old U.S. 40, town of West Terre Haute

Truck No. 9: Map 25 - Spelterville, Howard Subdivision, Florida Avenue Mobile Home Park, Northwood Subdivision, U.S. 41 from Evans Lane to Haythorne Avenue

Truck No. 13: Map 8 - Tecumseh, Krislynn Woods, Shepardsville, New Goshen, Shirkieville, Libertyville, Marion Heights and area northwest of the river

Truck No. 16: Map 10 - Rural area of West Terre Haute

Truck No. 20: Map 9 - Rural area north of West Terre Haute, Sandford, St. Mary, Whitcomb Heights, Ferguson Hill


Truck No. 4: Map 7 - Woodridge Subdivision, Woodshire, Deming Park, Village Quarter, Robinwood, Parkview and Rose-Hulman

Truck No. 9: Map 21 - Subdivisions along U.S. 41 South, north of 75th Drive

Truck No. 13: Map 16 - Town of Riley, Lakewood Subdivision, Highway 42 on the north, McDaniel Road on the west, Gross Road on the south, Hultz Road on the east

Truck No. 16: Map 19 - 70 on the north, 159 on the east, 246 on the south, east of U.S. 41 on Township Line Road

Truck No. 20: Map 20 - Youngstown, Fowler Park, Pimento and area between.