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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2005
Release No. M-57
Mayor Mufi Hannemann announced that four lanes of
Work on phase 2A of the Salt Lake Boulevard widening is nearing completion, allowing contractor Goodfellow Bros., Inc., to open all four lanes.
“Traffic is a major impediment to our quality of life, and completion of this project helps ease traffic congestion,” said the mayor. “This is the kind of short-term, immediate traffic relief that we are seeking in addition to longer-term solutions.”
City Councilman Romy Cachola, whose district includes the project area, said the widening of
Phase 2A expanded
The project began in 2002 and work was delayed for a number of reasons, including the discovery of buried containers that had to be treated as hazardous waste.
Work has begun on an environmental assessment for the next phase, which would provide four lanes for the current two-lane stretch of the boulevard from
Wayne Hashiro, Director, Department of Design and Construction, 523-4564
|Wednesday, August 17, 2005|