Possible expansion to P Street construction
By: Brittany Paris
Cones, dirt, traffic, construction. It’s all part of an effort to beautify
“Parking is getting crazy downtown, on
Most of the project, which stretches from 11th to Centennial Mall, has to be completed by the end of August. But the city now wants to tack on some extra work, expanding it east to
“It makes it 10 times worse with just people not knowing where they’re going or anything with general direction downtown,” a Lincoln woman said.
Businesses in the area have mixed feelings. One saying the current construction is taking long enough. But some don’t have a problem with it.
Ploughshare Brewery opened a week ago. It’s between 16th and 17th Streets on P. Matt Stinchfield, manager, says he hopes they do expand because the project will give them the opportunity for outside seating. “We’re excited to be a part of the
But the expansion is not a done deal. City Council members will talk about it on Monday and a public hearing will be held on August 4.