Sylvan Avenue improvements coming next year

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Work begins this summer to turn the bumpy stretch of Sylvan Avenue between Commerce and Singleton into a complete street.

AT&T will begin moving some underground infrastructure that conflicts with drainage in June. During that time, commuters can expect that stretch of Sylvan to be reduced to one lane at times.

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Once that work is finished, around August, the city and Dallas County will begin a project to resurface Sylvan and create a four-lane roadway with bike lanes.

That project is expected to take about 15 months, which puts the completion date somewhere around the end of 2017. It takes such a long time because of engineering required under the street on drainage and wastewater upgrades.

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