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Downtown Revitalization Project

Posted on: June 30, 2021

Stage One of Sidewalk improvement

Sidewalk with new lamp post (JPG)

The first stage of sidewalk improvements is almost complete! Across from the Courthouse on Dr. M.L. King Jr. Ave., you’ve noticed a lot of activity with the repaving of the sidewalks. In addition, there will be over 35 new parking spots, 9 new lamp posts, and additional electrical hook-ups to accommodate our events.

This project was thanks to a grant from the Texas Community Development Block Grant program - Downtown Revitalization - Sidewalks for $350,000 with a 20% match. We hope to utilize more grant funds in the future to continue additional sidewalk improvements downtown along with improved lighting providing pedestrian comfort and safety.

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