Critics attack Oklahoma City boulevard designs, say elevation will hamper Core to Shore development

Advocates for pedestrian-oriented streets are battling with Oklahoma highway engineers over design of a new downtown boulevard. Critics claim plans to build it elevated between Western and Walker avenues will hamper development in much of the area known as “Core to Shore.”

BY STEVE LACKMEYER Modified: July 14, 2012 at 1:49 am •  Published: July 15, 2012
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Advocates for pedestrian-oriented streets are battling with state highway engineers over design of a new downtown boulevard, with critics claiming plans to elevate the roadway between Western and Walker avenues will hamper development in much of the area known as “Core to Shore.”

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