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Construction will cause headaches

Construction will cause headaches

One of the many complaints from Kent State students is that there is constant construction on campus. ┬áThat will not be changing anytime soon as a huge construction project that has been in planning for over ten years is scheduled to begin this summer. ┬áReporter Rex Smith has the story. [bbrvideo]BBR_SMITH_S2_HEADACHE[/bbrvideo] <Reporter> Summit Street currently looks completely normal, but that will be changing this summer when a two-year construction plan called the Summit Street Project begins. Phase one of the…

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Summit Street Project

Summit Street Project

[bbrvideo]BBR_SMITH_P4_SUMMIT[/bbrvideo] Construction is coming to Summit Street this summer when the first phase of a two-year project begins. During the construction, only one lane of east bound traffic will be open. This project is projected to be completed in 2017 as most of the work will be done when it is warm enough outside to lay concrete. The construction will extend from the intersection of Summit and Lincoln to the intersection of Summit and Loop Road. Work will be done…

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Summit Street Construction

Summit Street Construction

[bbrvideo]BBR_SMITH_P3_CONSTRUCTION[/bbrvideo] Phase one of a two-year remodeling project of Summit Street will begin this summer once it warms up outside. The purpose of this lengthy project that began planning in 2006 is to reduce congestion and accidents on Summit Street. The project will extend from the intersection of Lincoln and Summit all the way to the intersection of Summit and Loop Road. Roundabouts will replace two intersections while bike lanes and two non-intersection crosswalks will be added. Phase one of…

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Construction Is Needed

Construction Is Needed

Summit Street is one of the most congested roadways in Portage county. The flow of traffic is a constant problem on a day to day basis. As the road’s level of service is terrible, the city has found a way to renovate the road to help the flow of traffic. Zach Downes reports.   [bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_S3_DOWNES_SUMMITSTREET[/bbrvideo]   Summit Street in Kent, Ohio sees a lot of heavy traffic on a normal day. The road is up for reconstruction and will…

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