City Council sets foundation for Downtown neighborhood
By EILEEN RYAN
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 2:57 PM EDT
…Front, between Broad and Rich streets, will be converted to a two-way road as part of the first phase of the RiverSouth Roadways project.
Changes to the area will affect pedestrians as well as drivers. The plan for the project includes wider sidewalks with bio-retention planters, benches, trash cans and updated wheelchair ramps. For cyclists, the plan includes nine bicycle racks.
Decorative streetlights, landscaping and granite curbs also will help create an environment that Councilwoman Maryellen O’Shaughnessy said would make people want to stay Downtown — and spend money there.
Front Street to Get Infrastructure Upgrades, Two-Way Traffic
July 23, 2008 by John