The Maryland State Highway Administration is helping fund several improvements to downtown Hagerstown and U.S. 40 through the year 2000.
Aug. 4, 1997
Public Square renovation, including new bricks, planters and benches. The city contributed $200,000 toward the $455,000 project, which is expected to be complete this spring.
The upgrade and replacement of traffic signals at 55 intersections along U.S. 40 from Cannon Avenue to Nottingham Road and on several side streets.
The $2.1 million project is expected to be done by April 1999. The state's share is $1.5 million.
Franklin and Washington streets from Cannon Avenue to Potomac Street will have sidewalks replaced and roads resurfaced.
The $1 million project is expected to be done by winter.
Additional sidewalks downtown might be replaced at the same time for $90,000.