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Parking garage raises traffic concerns for neighbors

Residential street parking could become even worse

8:47 PM, Sep. 10, 2013
Bernice Kurzynski, a former UWSP employee and graduate, has been living in her house off of Illinois Avenue for over 50 years. She is concerned about that a new parking garage in the back yard will do to the already-heavy traffic on her street.
Bernice Kurzynski, a former UWSP employee and graduate, has been living in her house off of Illinois Avenue for over 50 years. She is concerned about that a new parking garage in the back yard will do to the already-heavy traffic on her street.
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The possibility of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point constructing a new parking garage in the middle of a residential area has many residents worried about worsening what they consider to be already heavy traffic.

More than a dozen community members living on the block where a proposed parking garage would go attended a few meetings held by UWSP officials. The meetings were intended to bring in community and come up with solutions that suit both residents and the college.

The $13 million parking garage in question would be built at the current site of parking lot T to handle the ...

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