NEWS RELEASE   6/1/2010

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ONE-WAY STREET CONVERSION PROJECT BEGINS IN DOWNTOWN FLINT
City Of Flint Begins One Way Street Conversion
Project On Several Streets In Downtown Flint
Two-way traffic expected to be in place by June 1, 2010

Flint, Michigan - May 28, 2010-The City of Flint's Department of Public Works (DPW) has begun the one-way street conversion project on several streets in downtown Flint. At the completion of the project the one-way streets will be converted to accommodate two-way traffic.

The following streets are being converted from one-way to two-way:
      Grand Traverse from I-69 to Kearsley
      Kearsley/Glenwood from Harrison to Chevrolet
      First Street from Harrison to Grand Traverse
      Second Street from northbound Caesar Chavez to Glenwood
      Third Street from Stevens to Grand Traverse
      Fourth Street from Harrison to Church

The following streets will remain one-way streets but will be signed and striped for parking and bike lanes:
      Church Street
      Beach Street
      Harrison Street

Work crews will also re-stripe Saginaw Street for three lanes of traffic with center turn lane and bike lines on both sides of the street.

The one-way conversion project is expected to be complete by June 1, 2010.

For more information contact Dawn Jones at (810) 237-2039 or dfjones@cityofflint.com

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