Update Baddour Parkway name to add “Bypass”
Widen the thoroughfare to accommodate 4 traffic flow lanes, and space for a 5th lane placed at strategic intersections, and "turning points" for businesses, Don Fox park, and emergency "pull-off" areas.
Baddour Parkway “Bypass” Signage and Expansion: Adding the word, Bypass, with illustration, and adding lanes will encourage large freight trucks to bypass the downtown retail area as they look for ways to more easily traverse to and from I-40, Hwy. 231, and Hwy. 109, connecting all routes in and out of Lebanon, freeing up traffic for shoppers, business owners, and their customers.
*GPS device settings (by users) may not always offer this route alternative.
Beneath the main "Bypass" sign: A directional arrow with the words, Restaurants, Shopping, Accommodations, Repair, pointing to businesses along main streets and secondary streets, in and out of Lebanon.
Give Us a Sign! I will ask the city council to approve updating the aforementioned Baddour-Bypass signs and arrow signs, approve funding, and schedule installation during the 1st. Quarter of 2021. I’ll also ask the council to set a target date to widen the bypass, and prioritize funding, if available, for the project. If funding is not available, then I will work with the city “grant writer” to obtain funding.
Arterial Flow: Using existing equipment, double the time side street traffic must wait for a green light, after their car/truck has triggered a light change, on major streets and thoroughfares.*A 90 day trial period will offer results.