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Kilgore panel mulls next phase of street improvement project

Kilgore panel mulls next phase of street improvement project
Longview News-Journal
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Friday, January 6, 2012 - 11:14am

 City council members will be asked to decide how much they want to alter — and spend — on a two-block stretch of Kilgore Street and side roads under plans discussed Thursday by the Main Street Advisory Board.

Phase III of the long-range downtown Streetscape Project widens sidewalks on the city’s namesake road to 20 feet and installs benches, landscaping and lighting along the two-plus blocks between Main and Danville streets.

Cost estimates presented by engineer Jeremy Buechter ranged from $1.8 million to $2.7 million. Another $900,000 extended the upgrades one block down both South and Gregg streets.

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