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'Pedestrian-friendly' weekend coming up on Main Street


Last updated 6/21/2020 at 10:11am

Brian Soergel

Main Street by the fountain is becoming more crowded with cars and pedestrians as the City continues with Phase 2. Main Street will be closed to traffic for three blocks this weekend.

It's Edmonds' newest controversy: Open up Main Street to pedestrians only? The City took its first step to that possibility when Mayor Mike Nelson announced the dates for the first pedestrian-friendly weekend along Main Street.

The weekend of June 20-21, which is Father's Day weekend and the first official weekend of summer, the City will close Main Street to vehicle traffic between Third and Sixth avenues, opening the street to pedestrians and local businesses that want to move outdoors.

Nelsonnencourages businesses in other areas, like Westgate, Five Corners, and in the Highway 99 corrido...

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