University to Limit Traffic on West Dickson Street

Posted: January 14, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Pedestrians cross Dickson Street Friday near the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The city of Fayetteville has granted the university a permit to limit the amount of traffic on Dickson Street from Harmon Road to Garland Avenue for specific times during the week.

A portion of Dickson Street, near the University of Arkansas, will be closed weekdays to unauthorized vehicles beginning today.

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The city of Fayetteville granted a permit allowing the University of Arkansas to limit traffic on West Dickson Street from Harmon Avenue to Garland Avenue from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The university will take operational control of the street today, the first day of classes for the spring semester.

Under the permit, only emergency vehicles, Razorback transit buses, approved delivery vehicles, university service vehicles and drivers with university parking permits for adjacent lots will be allowed through the section of Dickson Street during restricted hours. Bicycles will also be allowed, but scooters and motorcycles are prohibited.

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Long overdue.

Posted by: cdawg

January 14, 2013 at 9:32 a.m. ( | suggest removal )