Spartanburg’s Wall Street improvements include new trees, lighting | Spartanburg News

Spartanburg's Wall Street improvements include new trees, lighting |  Spartanburg News

SPARTANBURG — Wall Avenue, which connects West Principal and West Broad streets and was remodeled right into a pedestrian crossing in 2013, is being up to date with new lighting and seating.

Metropolis Public Works Division staff planted 4 framed Silva bushes underground to scale back soil compaction. Frames will make bushes develop quicker.

Added new bricks round bushes. New lighting shall be put in this week and a brand new curb shall be added to the West Broad Avenue facet of Wall Avenue. The entire price of the primary section of the venture shall be $20,000.

“They’re placing the bushes down now and it ought to be finished (Jan 13),” stated George. “When the road was rebuilt in 2013, again then there was at all times the choice to reopen it and use it for vehicles. We’re closing the road completely and making it a pedestrian-centered place.”

Wall Street in downtown Spartanburg

Spartanburg Public Works Division staff planted new bushes on Wall Avenue on January 12. The venture consists of new borders and lights. Chris Lavender / employees

Further lighting might be added with new seats within the spring, George stated.

He stated the modifications to Wall Avenue may serve for example of how connecting Morgan Sq. might be reimagined. Just a few companies in entrance of Wall Avenue embody Ali Baba Restaurant, The SamMitch Store, and Well being in Hand.

Town launched a survey to get public suggestions on the Morgan Sq. redesign course of. Extra info on the redesign course of will be seen at: George stated the primary public enter session on the Morgan Sq. redesign course of shall be held in February.

A portion of West Principal Avenue close to the sq. has been closed to site visitors since Could 2020.

The Metropolis Council selected August 8 to maintain the road closed to automobiles till a minimum of August 2024 as the town labored on the redesign course of.

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