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Council Oks Intersection Improvements

The Spokane City Council on Monday approved makeover plans for three North Side intersections.

The council signed an agreement with the state Department of Transportation that allows the state to add a left turn lane on Maple Street for turning onto Francis Avenue. The DOT plans to streamline the three-way intersection between Driscoll Boulevard, Nine Mile Road and Assembly Road.

Council members also agreed to let the DOT add a right turn lane on Francis for turning onto Indian Trail Road.

State and federal taxpayer dollars will be used for the three projects that total about $460,000.

Also Monday, the council:

Approved a mitigation agreement with David and Betsy Czinger that requires the couple to pay $1,430 to the city for each lot they develop on their Five Mile Prairie property.

Approved the final payment on a $890,475 contract with Shamrock Paving Inc., for paving Market Street from the Greene Street Bridge to Rich Avenue.

Approved property tax assessments for paving the alley between Kiernan and Gordon avenues from Oak to Ash streets.

Approved property tax assessments for paving and adding curbs to Bemiss Street between Crown to Sanson avenues.

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