Allen Street Improvements

Posted on: August 13th, 2009 at 6:09 am by

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Crosswalk and traffic lane markings along Allen Street are ready for a makeover.  Earlier this week, both sides of the thoroughfare, from the Houston intersection southward, were primed with white paint for its imminent improvement.

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This sudden outbreak of roadwork activity is part of the DOT’s sweeping plan (PDF) to improve pedestrian safety in the area.  Other components of the project include, among other things, eliminating “left turn conflicts,” connecting the Allen Street Mall in four locations (Stanton, Broome, Hester, Monroe), and creating protected bicycle lanes.

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