Plan to vacate street still in question

Potential traffic problems cause council hesitance

The red line on the Lincoln University campus map above indicates the portion of Chestnut Street between Atchison and Dunklin streets which Jefferson City officials are considering to vacate.

The red line on the Lincoln University campus map above indicates the portion of Chestnut Street between Atchison and Dunklin streets which Jefferson City officials are considering to vacate. Photo by Jim Dyke.

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A proposal to vacate Chestnut Street to Lincoln University is in question and whether the Jefferson City Council acts on the issue Monday is yet to be decided.

The issue was placed on the council’s informal calendar at the Nov. 5 City Council meeting after several residents voiced concerns about the possible impact on traffic in the neighborhood.

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