Road improvements in Downtown Roanoke to begin soon

Work to improve Lamar and Bowie streets is set to take place early 2020. Both roads are expected to undergo street reconstruction, utility replacement, drainage improvements and miscellaneous enhancements spanning from Oak Street to Walnut Street. The project is expected to take 245 days, or about eight months, not accounting for potential weather delays.

Timeline: January-August 2020


Cost: $1.5 million

Funding source: city of Roanoke
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By Renee Yan

Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.


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