In one block of Fifth Avenue, the unpopular 1970s bump-outs are being removed

Months ago, when the City of Antigo snowplow drivers were zigging and zagging around the bump-outs on downtown’s Fifth Avenue, a movement was launched to remove them in the 800 block of the street as an experiment.

And today the project is moving ahead full-steam.

Municipal backhoes, loaders and dump trucks are removing the cement and filling the gaps left by the decorative elements installed decades ago during a street rebuilding project.

Read more: Antigo Daily Journal

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