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Milwaukee Common Council approves sidewalk expansion in Bay View

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MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Common Council approved a project to widen the sidewalk along part of S. Kinnickinnic Ave. near Lincoln Ave. in the city’s Bay View neighborhood.

Milwaukee Alderman Tony Zielinski says this expansion project will allow businesses in the area to have outdoor seating. Riviera Maya Mexican Restaurant Owner Francisco Ariza says, “Having outdoor seating that enables customers to enjoy summer breezes while enjoying our food and drinks is absolutely essential for us.”

According to a news release from the city, the sidewalk will be widened from 8 to 14 feed, and will replace curbs and gutters.