Traffic will be delay while a traffic signal at that intersection is being installed. John Collins, Public Works Director, says the additional signal will allow drivers to passed safety after new school opens.
The City Council approve a measure to put a one-half cent sales tax measure on the November 8, 2016, ballot to improve the city’s infrastructure. John Collins, Public Works Director, said the budget for capital improvement projects keeps going down — declining in the last 16 years from $6 million to less than $4 million.
The Sycamore underpass a good example of some of the repairs that are needed around the City of Grand Island. John Collins provided a tour of the Sycamore Underpass and pointed out drainage problems, rebar issues, and side walls are tilting inwards.
Concrete replacement of Hwy. 281 is expected to start in the Spring of 2017. John Collins says the extra foot in the turn lanes will increase safety.