Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hancock City Council to hold Public Hearing on one-way street issues TONIGHT, May 21

HANCOCK -- The Hancock City Council will hold a Public Hearing at 7:30 p.m. TONIGHT, Wednesday, May 21, preceding the regular monthly Council meeting. Public input is being sought on the following issues:

1. Citizen input to convert White Street between Reservation Street and Pine Street from two-way traffic to one-way traffic. The city traffic count for White St. indicates 2,339 vehicles use the up-bound lane and 3,356 vehicles use the down-bound lane in a 24-hour period.

2. Citizen input to convert Tezcuco Street between Quincy Street and Hancock Street from two-way traffic to one-way traffic down. The city’s traffic count for this block of Tezcuco Street indicates 3,225 vehicles use the down-bound lane and 275 vehicles use the up-bound lane in a 24-hour period.

Oral and written comments are welcomed.

These two items are included in the agenda for the meeting under New Business as follows:

-- Consider motion converting White Street from Reservation Street to Pine Street from two-way to one-way (direction not yet indicated).
-- Consider motion converting Tezcuco Street from Quincy Street to Hancock Street from two-way to one-way downward bound (South).

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