Category Archives: Traffic

Spring Garden Street reopens after overpass repair project; bridge work complete on Tate and Fulton streets as well

Spring Garden Street was reopened Friday, seven months after being closed for repairs to the Edgeworth and Spring street overpass bridges. The city closed the street at Morehead Park around October 1 for what was scheduled to be a 90-day … Continue reading

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Tate Street closed at Oakland Avenue for overpass project; Spring Garden still blocked for work on Spring Street overpass

With traffic at historic lows, the city is taking advantage of the lull to conduct street maintenance. Tate Street closed between Spring Garden and Gate City Boulevard on April 11 for work on the railroad overpass. The work is scheduled … Continue reading

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S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street

The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading

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Monday night: College Hill Neighborhood Association to make a recommendation to the city on paving Edgar Street

After many discussions at neighborhood association meetings and gatherings of residents with properties backing up to Edgar Street, College Hill will decide Monday night on a recommendation to the city about the future of the alley. The two major questions: … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street closed at Freeman Mill Road overpass, blocking access to downtown from College Hill until next year

Beginning today (September 30), two blocks of Spring Garden Street from S. Edgeworth Street to S. Spring Street will be closed for maintenance and repair of the Freeman Mill Road bridges that run above Spring Garden. Also closed will be … Continue reading

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City to eliminate buses on Tate Street and Walker Avenue effective Monday August 5; new stops added on Spring Garden

City buses will no longer run on Tate Street and Walker Avenue in College Hill effective Monday August 5. Riders who want to go downtown to the Depot will be able to catch buses at new stops on Spring Garden … Continue reading

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New 4-way stop at Mendenhall and Walker to go into effect August 7 as part of traffic-calming initiative on Mendenhall

The repaving of South Mendenhall Street has allowed the neighborhood’s traffic-calming initiative to get under way after years of planning. As part of that effort, the 4-way stop on Mendenhall will be moved to Walker Avenue effective August 7. The … Continue reading

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What to do about Edgar Street: Issue is on Monday’s agenda for the College Hill Neighborhood Association

The issue of paving Edgar Street has come up periodically over the years. Back in the ’80s, city crews showed up without warning one day with asphalt trucks and road graders in tow, ready to pave the old alley. It’s … Continue reading

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Update on Phase 1 of College Hill traffic improvement project: Temporary changes are slowing traffic on Mendenhall

The first phase of the College Hill for Everyone project is primarily a demonstration project. It’s being used to gather information and demonstrate the use of innovative techniques and materials to slow traffic on South Mendenhall Street and to improve … Continue reading

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Update: Work under way on traffic improvement project, Tuesday celebration to include mural painting, free pizza

Reminder: The entire College Hill  neighborhood is invited to take part in the August 1 official kickoff of the traffic improvement project and National Night Out celebration. Among the highlights of the event … on Mendenhall Street between Rankin Place … Continue reading

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