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Improved infrastructure at stake with Albuquerque bond vote

Joy Wang
October 25, 2019 05:19 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The City of Albuquerque has made improvements to University and Gibson to help with traffic flow.

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After conducting research, the Department of Municipal Development decided it couldn't add another lane to help with the congestion.

However, city councilors approved $20,000 to add a left turn signal following a KOB 4 report.

The money was supposed to part of the $32.9 million in street bonds that are up for a vote in November, which is also part of the bigger general obligation bond program.

“It's all within the $128 million initiative,” said Johnny Chandler, Department of Municipal Development spokesperson. “There's a lot of initiatives that are included-- public safety, family and community services, libraries and other city services. They're critical in capital improvements in making our city a better enjoyable place to live and offer more services for our residents.”

People will have an opportunity to vote on the bonds Nov. 5.

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