Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announces 1-mile of alley reconstruction work complete, project continuing

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, along with elected officials and residents of the Hamilton Neighborhood Association, celebrated 1-mile of alley reconstruction work Monday.

Another two miles of alleyway construction, and its completion, is expected to come later in the year.

Completed concrete alley reconstruction as of August 20, 2018 includes: 

  • Spatz Ave. and Gaywood Dr. from E. Pettit to McKinnie avenues
  • Warsaw and S. Monroe streets from E. Maplegrove Ave. to E. Sherwood Terrace
  • Fairfield and Hoagland avenues from Kinnaird to W. Wildwood avenues
  • Hoagland Ave. and Shawnee Dr. from W. Wildwood Ave. to Leith St.
  • Webster and S. Harrison streets from E. Wildwood Ave. to Killea St.
  • Hugh and Eliza streets from Francis to Ohio streets
  • Winter and Lillie streets from Lewis to Hayden streets
  • W. Fourth and Third streets from Schilling to Franklin avenues

Alleyways currently under construction include: 

  • Weisser Park Ave. and South Park Dr. from E. Pettit to Congress avenues
  • Central and Plaza drives from McKee to Pontiac streets
  • W. Packard and Kinnaird avenues from Beaver to S. Wayne avenues
  • Kinnaird and W. Wildwood avenues from Beaver to S. Wayne avenues
  • Home Ave. and Beechwood Dr. from S. Wayne Ave. to dead end
  • Webster and S. Harrison streets from E. Wildwood Ave. to Killea St.
  • Lewis and Hugh streets from Francis to Chute Street
  • Oakland St. and Andrew streets from Spring to Fourth streets
  • Oakland St. and Sherman Blvd. from Greenlawn to Archer avenues
  • Kentucky and Crescent avenues from State Blvd. to Nevada Ave.

Alleys currently in design include: 

  • Lillie St. and S. Anthony Blvd. from Alliger to Hayden streets
  • W. Packard Ave. and Kinnaird Ave. from Indiana Ave. to South Wayne Ave.

A record $30 million is being invested this year for road, sidewalk and trail enhancements. A total of $130 million has been invested in neighborhood improvements over the past five years.

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