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City aims to make three busy crosswalks safer

City must contribute matching money


November 11, 2021

Gordon Weeks

If the Shelton City Council authorizes a federal grant agreement Tuesday, intersections near Evergreen Elementary School and CHOICE High School in downtown Shelton will receive curb extensions, pedestrian crosswalk markings, rectangular rapid flashing beacons, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant curb ramp retrofits and audible pedestrian signals.

The City of Shelton is moving forward on two street projects, the overlaying of new pavement on Brockdale Road and the addition of flashing beacon lights and other safety improvements at three busy intersections.

At its Nov. 2 meeting, the council voted unanimously to move the two projects to its action agenda at its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Since both projects are receiving government funds, the city is required to sign an Olympic Region Programs Project Administration Agreement on both.

No one spoke during the public hearings on the ordinances at the Nov. 2 meeting.

In July, the city re...

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