On Tuesday, the Grand Island City Council was presented with the transit plan for the city/county. John Collins, Public Works Director, said the Hall County had successfully run the program for 30 years, and now it has been the City’s responsibility since July 2016.
The Public Works Department will be holding an Open House on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to get public input on the Old Potash road improvement project. John Collins, Public Works Director said this is a very large project and there are many safety concerns. Public comments on this project will be beneficial.
The City Council approved the Public Work’s Streets Improvement Plan. John Collins said the street improvement projects scheduled for 2018 include the Highway 281 project underway by the Nebraska Department of Roads, the Stolley Park Road reconfiguration, work on the Sycamore Street underpass, improvements to 13th Street from North Road to Diers Avenue, and improvements to Old Potash Highway.
When the City decided to build a new elementary school close to the middle school, John Collins working with a team decided that idea solution to keep traffic moving would be to install a round-a-bout to service both schools.