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City Approves $190K Contract for Galveston Revitalization Design 

Galveston business owners told City Council Oct. 2 they hope the preliminary design for the corridor's revitalization doesnt use this concept map as a starting point.
  • Galveston business owners told City Council Oct. 2 they hope the preliminary design for the corridor's revitalization doesn't use this concept map as a starting point.

It's only been a month since the City raised the ire of Galveston corridor business and property owners with a bridge closure that limited access to businesses and diverted traffic onto neighborhood streets. But last night, the Council approved, with the hesitant blessings of stakeholders, a contract to draft a preliminary design for the corridor's revitalization.

The design contract with HDR Engineering, which comes with a nearly $190,000 price tag, is the first official step in advancing the Galveston Corridor Improvement Vision — a collaboration between the Traffic Safety Advisory Committee and Galveston business owners that began in January 2011.

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