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A Bold Vision for a Pedestrian-Friendly Winston-Salem

Soaring arches and points that look like they were taken from a Moravian star would grace bridges over Business 40 if the folks at Creative Corridors get backing for their ideas, as the time approaches for making final decisions on how the downtown freeway will look when renovations are complete.

The Business 40 renovation doesn’t start until 2016, but city and state officials will be making decisions this summer on how the roadway will look.

The bridge that’s likely to get everyone talking the most is a proposal to turn the Strollway crossing of Business 40 into a “land bridge” that will take people over the freeway without taking them out of the trees and shrubs.

Read the full article at the Winston-Salem Journal.