ISSUE: Realignment of Dixie Avenue
OUR VIEW: Thinking outside the lanes pays off
After years of consternation, fretting and sometimes silly attempts to improve traffic flow through downtown Elizabethtown, the Kentucky Department of Transportation took what seemed like a counter-intuitive step. U.S. 31W was put on a diet.
As modes of transportation evolved and the area grew over the years, planners sought to accommodate the increased volume of automobile traffic on the street also known as Dixie Avenue.