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Greensboro project paused after business owners rally against road closure

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A lane of traffic has reopened on North Eugene Street amid a streetscape project prompting growing frustration and accusations of mistrust. 

Business owners raised their concerns to Greensboro City Council members Tuesday night, saying a full closure of the road would hit their bottom line a second time. 

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Tuesday both lanes closed so crews could begin work installing a waterline, new sidewalk and planters.  

John Hill owns Select Cycle and learned late last week construction would shut down the road until mid-April. 

“There’s no easy cut through from another street or a parking lot nearby. If anything, you’re going to park and walk 300 to 400 yards, and customers just get confused, especially our customers coming from other cities,” he said Wednesday. 

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