John Collins, Public Works Director, says there are not more accidents at uncontrolled intersections vs. controlled intersections. The main cause of accident is uncontrolled maneuvers by drivers.
John Collins, Public Works Director, recommends a dynamic synchronization system for signals over roundabouts for Hwy 281.
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.
John Collins and the City Council decision to hire prove to be efficient.