Cuyahoga Falls to seek money for notorious six-road intersection near Chapel Hill Mall

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CUYAHOGA FALLS: Folks have talked about the need to redesign Barney’s Busy Corners — the notorious six-road convergence near Chapel Hill Mall — for decades, but no one has ever taken the step of actually asking for federal help.Until now.On Monday, Cuyahoga Falls City Council authorized Mayor Don Walters to apply for federal funds on a long-shot bid to raise the $13.4 million needed.The city will ask for $6 million from the Federal Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality Funds through the local Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS). If successful, Cuyahoga Falls would look for state funds as well as seek support from Akron and Tallmadge, since both of those cities own a small part of the intersection.AMATS, the group charged with planning...

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