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Archive for Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Lawrence city commission sets meeting on 31st Street

November 4, 2008

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In an abbreviated election night meeting, city commissioners on Tuesday tentatively set a time to meet about a major expansion of 31st Street.

City commissioners agreed to have a joint study session with Douglas County commissioners at 9 a.m. Monday at the Douglas County Courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts streets.

City and county commissioners are considering a joint project that would extend 31st Street from Haskell Avenue to County Route 1057 east of Lawrence.

Both groups have appointed a joint citizens committee that has been studying possible route options.

Comments

Fred Whitehead Jr. 6 years, 1 month ago

Since 31st street IS the South Lawrence Trafficway and this extension would facilitate access to it, how about the comission do something about the repair of 31st street to accomodate the traffic and avoid any more of these K-10 type accidents we have seen lately. 31st street is two-lane from Haskell Ave to Louisiana Street. And in pretty poor replair.

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