Windham Commercial Strip to Be Transformed Into the Avenue des Champs-Élysées By Installing a Crosswalk

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windham commercial stripAn ambitious project, five years in the making, aimed at transforming the Windham commercial strip between River Road and White’s Bridge Road intersections may soon begin a long trip toward reality. Planners have initiated a plan to improve safety in the Boody’s Corner area with the creation of crosswalks and count-down pedestrian signals. In addition, sidewalks would be installed on the north side of Route 35 from the intersection to Basin Road. A small but definitive step to what local officials hope will someday be the ultimate alternative to an auto-centric commercial center. The future, they say, will be “a historic style grid creating a fabric of mixed uses and street types…east and west of the transportation corridor…(which) promotes economic development, safety and sense of place. (read more at the Windham Eagle)

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