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ArlingtonCounty Board expected to approve 'Complete Streets' projects

County Board expected to approve ‘Complete Streets’ projects

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Arlington County Board members on June 18 are slated to approve four projects as part of the Neighborhood Complete Streets initiative.

If approved, the projects will involve:

• Construction of one block of missing sidewalk on South Irving Street between 6th Street South and 7th Street South in Arlington Heights.

• Construction of improved transit stops, intersection and pedestrian-safety measures on 28th Street South between South Meade Street and 26th Street South in Long Branch Creek.

• Construction of improved pedestrian crossings on North Fairfax Drive between Arlington Boulevard and North Barton Street in Clarendon-Courthouse.

• Construction of an Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant section of sidewalk near the AT&T building on 9th Street South between South Walter Reed Drive and South Highland Street in Arlington Heights.

The projects were considered by the Neighborhood Complete Streets Committee at a meeting in April. The proposals were were supported unanimously except the 9th Street South project, which was approved on a vote of 9-1 with two abstentions.

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