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Residents Review Street Project

City Officials Plan To Widen Laurel Avenue Into Three Lanes

Posted: February 8, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Laurel Avenue residents asked dozens of questions Thursday as they got their first look at a proposed street widening project.

At A Glance

Street Project

The Laurel Avenue widening project will be part of the $100 million street improvements promised in the 2011 bond election, approved by voters. Residents approved extending a 1 percent sales tax to pay for $135.4 million in capital improvement bonds. About $18 million has been spend on park projects, including the regional sports park and the aquatic center. An additional $6 million was spent by the Police and Fire departments for vehicles.

Source: Staff Report

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