The Columbus Consolidated Government and Trees Columbus will have a groundbreaking for the Veterans Parkway Streetscape on Dec. 17.
It will be at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Church parking lot, 320 12th Street.
According to a press release from Columbus Planning Department, the project is expected to enhance the look of one of the major gateways in Columbus.
The project consists of two phases. Phase 1 will begin at the 13th Street intersection and go to 8th Street.
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Phase 2 will begin at the 8th Street intersection and go to Victory Drive.
Improvements will include landscaping, the relocation of utilities, the addition of medians, and hardscape items such as new directional signage and lighting.
The $2.5 million project is being funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
It should be completed by the summer of 2010.
For find out more, call 706-653-4421.