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All Cross Streets Now Open in Downtown Rochester

Third and Fourth streets opened to traffic today.

Running errands in downtown Rochester just got a lot easier.

Third and Fourth streets, closed since the start of the Main Street Makeover last spring, reopened to traffic Thursday morning. 

Second Street, closed to traffic west of Main Street last month, reopened on Wednesday.

That means all cross streets are now open in downtown Rochester. 

One lane of traffic in each direction remains closed on Main Street itself. The Main Street Makeover is the rebuilding of Rochester Road; it is expected to be completely finished — with new streetscape features, trees, sidewalks and crosswalks — this fall.

Sherry August 09, 2012 at 05:37 PM
Yay!! thank you for the continued updates.
M.M. August 09, 2012 at 08:54 PM
yes- almost witnessed an accident because the person in front didn't realize they were there and went thru the red...ekkkk...nice to have it open and hope traffic is less now. Thanks for always having updates!!!!
Linda August 10, 2012 at 10:17 PM
They need to uncover the turn arrow from second to southbound main!
Carol Lynn August 12, 2012 at 12:29 AM
You're sure now? This isn't a tease? Yay - if it's true!

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