Arlington’s Abram Street to be reduced by two lanes downtown

Arlington’s Abram Street to be reduced by two lanes downtown

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The Arlington City Council decided last week to narrow a section of Abram Street, which currently has four east-west traffic lanes and a center turn lane, between Cooper and Collins streets in an effort to encourage both pedestrian activity and redevelopment. Construction on the bond-funded project is expected to begin in 2017 and be complete by 2018, officials said.

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by SUSAN SCHROCK

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Posted on June 15, 2014 at 5:35 PM

The future Abram Street through downtown will feature safer on-street parking, more trees, wider sidewalks and two fewer traffic lanes when it is rebuilt in the coming years.

The Arlington City Council decided last week to narrow a section of Abram Street, which currently has four east-west traffic lanes and a center turn lane, between Cooper and Collins streets in an effort to encourage both pedestrian activity and redevelopment.

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