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Pearl Street switches to two-way traffic Friday

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Posted at 1:11 PM, Oct 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 13:11:24-04

A busy one-way street that runs through the heart of Downtown Buffalo is about to make its debut as a two-way thoroughfare. 

Pearl Street will open to two-way traffic from West Tupper and Lower Terrace at 7 a.m. Friday.

The conversion is part of a $2.5 million project to improve traffic flow downtown.

Crews have spent the past several days repaving and striping the street and installing new traffic light poles.