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Annette Street – Because of modern day increases in traffic volumes
Realignment and speed, a significant rise in traffic accidents
and fatalities was being experienced on the curved
stretch of Annette Street in the vicinity of Laws Street. The close
proximity of two elementary schools compounded the necessity for
immediate solution of these problems.
During the Summer of 1963 thirteen houses on the
south side of Annette Street were demolished to make way for a compeke realignment of the roadway between Clendenan and Evelyn Avenues.
Construction commenced in September, 1963, and
was completed on November 30, 1963. The contract cost was $77,258,
but utility relocations, property costs, etc. , increased the capital cost