Sound Off

I see that the city is spending more than a quarter of a million dollars to put a roundabout in at 19th Street and Barker Avenue. I wondered what criteria they used to arrive at the decision that it was needed with the city and everybody else being broke.

City Manager Mike Wildgen said when this project started in 2001, the intersection was No. 2 on the priority list of Lawrence intersections in need of upgrades, with 19 accidents in the previous three years.


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