Improvements continue at WRTA bus station downtown

By Ashley Luthern

aluthern@vindy.com

YOUNGSTOWN

Improvements at Federal Station continue, even as the new concrete on the east parking lot is tested for its durability.

The Western Reserve Transit Authority began a repaving project of the Federal Station parking lot, plaza and decorative concrete dividers earlier this year, and work was completed in June.

The entire paving project cost about $660,000, said Michael Fagan of Olsavsky Jaminet Architects of Youngstown, which does design work for WRTA. Fagan said the east parking lot is still blocked from buses.

“We saw imperfections and we weren’t entirely happy with it,” Fagan said.

Those imperfections are not cracks, but light marks on the surface of the concrete, he said.

Jim Santini Builder Inc. did the paving, and the company is working with WRTA, Fagan said.

Read the full story Monday in The Vindicator and on Vindy.com.

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