Friday, October 28, 2016

Zimmerman delivers low-cost traffic congestion solution

"See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil."
Ephesians 5:15-16

We've intended to comment upon this for several days, but Travis Tracker beat us to the punch:
Zimmerman arranged for not only an even distribution of Cap Metro "quarter-cent" fund dollars to each of the 10 city districts, but found a low-cost solution to using those dollars to alleviate a traffic snarl on eastbound Anderson Mill Road at Research Blvd. The original cost estimate was in the hundreds of thousands, but with a little ingenuity, Austin Transportation was able for a quarter of the cost to chisel away a few extra feet of roadway from the traffic island and paint a dedicated right-turn lane for vehicles wishing to exit Anderson Mill and turn onto the southbound 183 service road.
Read the whole thing here.

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