Project to Alleviate Congestion in Missouri

Mon January 16, 2017 - Midwest Edition
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The first phase of a makeover of a 5-mi. (8 km) stretch of highway in Branson could be finished by Memorial Day.

The Joplin Globe reported the construction aims to alleviate traffic congestion along West Highway 76 by creating a wider, continuous pedestrian walkway in the area, which includes Branson's entertainment district.

The construction is part of Project Branson, a coalition representing more than 20 area businesses. The group's goal is to create a walkable, unbroken chain of attractions, restaurants, theaters and retail shops.

The revitalization is expected to cost $80 million, funded through a partnership with the city and by business owners along the corridor. It could take eight years to complete.

City officials said the revitalization is forecast to increase sales by $1.4 billion over the next 20 years. CEG




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