Traffic Test Drives Down Sales
An increase in fender benders led the Alachua County Commission to begin a test that would change traffic patterns in Northwest Gainesville.
In March Alachua County's Public Works closed down several medians to study the impact on drivers and businesses.
The medians will remained closed until October but some area businesses are crying foul.
At the same time of the closures the Millhopper Square Publix was undergoing renovations causing even more confusion for drivers.
Businesses in the Millhopper Square are meeting later in September to work with the county on alternatives to permanently closing down the medians.
Commissioners will continue to take public feedback until the tests end on October 12th.
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