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Which projects should be Lawrence’s top priority for receiving federal stimulus funds?

Response Percent Votes
Restore brick road surface brick involving Eighth, Ninth and Ohio streets.
21% 16
Extend 31st Street, from Haskell Avenue to O’Connell Road.
18% 14
A different project from the list.
14% 11
Add a center turn lane along Iowa Street, from Ninth Street to 15th Street/Bob Billings Parkway.
13% 10
Rebuild and widen 19th Street, from Iowa Street to Naismith Drive, to include a center lane, bike lanes and sidewalks.
12% 9
A separate project not yet suggested.
10% 8
Rebuild Kasold Drive, from Clinton Parkway to 31st Street.
5% 4
Widen Sixth Street, from Hy-Vee to Folks Road, to add a center turn lane.
1% 1
Add a left-turn lane on 25th Street at Iowa Street.
1% 1
Rebuild and widen Wakarusa Drive, from Bob Billings Parkway to 18th Street.
1% 1
Total 75


quimby 9 years, 4 months ago

Fixing our existing crumbling roadways should be KDOT's #1 priority. I also support coordination of traffic signals, as this reduces congestion and doesn't involve widening or extending roads (it also saves drivers a lot of money, since we won't be sitting at red lights as long). Lastly, we should be looking at more transit, as well as bike/ped. lanes/ trails, (considering the fact that gas prices will and are going back up). One point on the project scoring criteria - Hopefully environmental and historic considerations are included, as the stimulus money isn't a green light for ANYTHING. Thanks for considering.

Omegatron 9 years, 4 months ago

Roundabouts. Can never have enough roundabouts. In fact, we don't have enough.

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