Rome holds public sessions on 'rightsizing' project

The city of Rome is planning to increase on-street parking on West Liberty Street, North James Street, North Madison Street, West Whitesboro Street and Erie Boulevard West.

Posted: Dec 30, 2019 5:55 PM

ROME, N.Y. – The city of Rome is planning to increase on-street parking on West Liberty Street, North James Street, North Madison Street, West Whitesboro Street and Erie Boulevard West.

The city will hold public drop-in sessions regarding this Downtown Roadway Rightsizing project every day from Dec. 30 through Jan. 3 from noon to 1 p.m. at City Hall, 198 N. Washington St., so residents can learn more about the project and provide input.

The initial phase will include painting, according to city representatives.

“It's a painting project only. There would be no major hard construction. Curblines wouldn't be moved. Right now, it would only be a road restriping project,” said Matthew J. Andrews, deputy director of planning.

The session will not be held on Jan. 1 due to the New Year’s Day holiday.

This project is still awaiting approval from the Rome Common Council.

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