Reporter Chris Guinn talked with several people who attended a workshop on two railroad overpasses proposed for downtown Lakeland and found little support. Among other concerns, critics wondered whether the number of walkers and bicyclists using the structures to bypass long trains would justify the roughly $7 million construction costs that would be paid by the state plus maintenance paid by the city.

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman founded in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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