Traffic Changes Proposed Along A Portion Of Leavenworth

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is seeking the public's input on funding requests from the City of Omaha to add a bike lane along a portion of Leavenworth Street.

Omaha is requesting funding to reconfigure Leavenworth Street between 7th and 13th Streets, a stretch of 0.41 miles.This would reduce vehicle lanes from 4 to 2 with a bike lane addition.

Omaha is requesting $802,400 in funding from MAPA's Transportation Alternatives Program as part of the $1,003,000 project.This includes work for grading, drainage, traffic signal modifications and curb extensions.Omaha is also requesting a $100,000 Heartland 2050 mini-grant to conduct a corridor study along 24th street from Mason to Cass Streets with some additions on 25th Street and 24th Avenue.The focus is on supporting transit, biking and walking.

The deadline to submit public comment is May 30th.To make a comment click here.

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