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Construction Work Begins on Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan

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Source: Crain's

The city of Detroit on Monday kicked off a $1 million redesign of East Jefferson Avenue that will cut two lanes of the thoroughfare to make way for bike lanes, slow speeds and improve pedestrian safety.

The project, first reported last month, is expected to be complete by July 4, city spokesman Tim Carroll said. The 5.4-mile stretch of road will remain open to traffic throughout the three phases of construction.

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