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City plans to convert a portion of Lamar Street to two-way traffic

Posted Dec. 30, 2019

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Stop by the community meeting to hear plans to convert a portion of Lamar Street between Fifth Street and Texas Street to two-way traffic.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the Central Library Tandy Lecture Hall, 500 W. Third St., at 5:30 p.m.

In April, the new Hemphill-Lamar tunnel is scheduled to open, connecting downtown and the Near Southside. Currently, Lamar Street vehicular traffic is one-way from Fifth Street to Texas Street. Converting this segment of Lamar Street to a two-way street allows better connectivity into the heart of downtown.

To learn more, contact project manager Clint Hoover at 817-392-6573.

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