only days remaining for the paving of the Y-intersection downtown to be
completed, and some business owners can hardly wait. Mary Donaldson has this
Paving at the Y-intersection is
near completion and downtown business owners couldn’t be happier. Cy Hoen,
owner of Cy’s Sporting Goods, has nothing but negative feelings towards the
whole project and says he is irked by how slow progress has been.
(Cy 1 :25s “…to get done here.”)
Myers, owner of the Kodiak Vision Clinic, says he looks forward to everything
being completed, that way his customers won’t have to deal with the rough roads
while trying to get to his business.
(Myers 1 :26s “…like old times.”)
Baxley, the Department of Transportation’s project engineer for the Y, says
that the final layer of pavement could be completed by today (Tuesday), as long
as the weather cooperates.
that unfortunately, some businesses will have to wait a few more weeks in order
have construction finished at their locations.
(Baxley 1 :19s “…they’re having to work on.”)
that most of the work is complete on the Y, and that the there are only smaller
tasks to take care of once the paving is done.
(Baxley 2 :11s “…punch-list items.”)
the grand finale of it all will be the addition of the new traffic light
downtown. The blinking light located at the Rezanof and Marine Way intersection will be replaced
by a computerized traffic signal. He says that by late in August, the new system
should be complete.