After weeks of debate, the Spokane Valley City Council last night went with public sentiment and voted in favor of keeping the Broadway Avenue Safety Project.

The project, originally scheduled to begin construction in June, will restripe Broadway between Pines and Park from four lanes to two traffic lanes, a center turn lane and bike lanes.

The project was put on hold when Councilmember Brenda Grassel voiced objections to it on the grounds that it reduces volume on an arterial. Here’s the story from the Spokesman-Review.

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