Funding approved for alternate bicycle lane route on lower Broadway corridor
$6M approved for bike lanes in addition to $42M for project
SAN ANTONIO – Funding was recently approved for bike lanes in the downtown area but not the lower corridor of Broadway Street.
An alternate route, however, has been approved.
A traffic study said lower Broadway was too narrow to add bikes lanes from I-35 to Houston Street.
RELATED: Traffic study finds adding protected bike lanes to portion of Broadway corridor not feasible
Instead, cyclists will be diverted from Broadway onto Avenue B and Alamo Street.
In addition to the $42 million that will be used for repairs to Broadway from Houston Street to Hildebrand Avenue, $6 million was approved for the bike lanes as a separate project.
The full City Council must still approve the tax increment reinvestment zone funding for the bike lane project on Avenue B to move forward.
Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.