Posts tagged with "road diet"

Challenges for Avondale road diet, roundabout

Posted by March 21, 2015

By Dena Mellick, contributor The planner working on the Avondale Estates road diet and roundabout plan presented the latest research for U.S. Route 278 Thursday evening at Avondale’s City Hall. Joel Mann, an associate project planner with Nelson/Nygaard Consulting, discussed the feasibility study and the results of December’s “Build-an-Intersection” day. Mann said his team and […]

Avondale holding road diet, roundabout demo

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 25, 2014

Grab some chalk. Avondale Estates plans to mark up, block off and redirect roads around the intersection of U.S. 278 and Clarendon Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 am to 4 pm. It’s a demonstration that would give residents a glimpse into what life would be like if the U.S. 278 had a roundabout or […]

Not bad – Praise for road diet plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 20, 2014

When planners invite the public out to critique a plan for road work, it usually goes one of two ways: praise or pitchforks. So what did Decatur residents think about a plan to put Church street on a road diet, narrowing it to two-lanes all the way up to the city limits? The ones that […]

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