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Residents wait for resolution on Thomas Street project


WAUSAU (WAOW) -- Peopleliving along Thomas Street in Wausau met Wednesday evening to get anupdate on a planned road project.

Themeeting at city hall lasted about an hour. People asked questions andvoiced concerns about the plan to widen Thomas Street.

Theproject has recently hit a snag with the federal government, and it'sunclear if the city will get any federal money to help pay for thewidening.

Allwe're trying to do is to try to get to some sort of resolutionschedule, so we can get that to the residents out there so they knowwhat to expect and when to expect it,” said Brad Marquardt,director of public works and utilities.

"Weneed to be informed, we don't want to blame anybody, we just want toget this all resolved,” said Wausau resident Cindy Gwidt-Scheibe.“We fully agree on that, but we need to be, keep informed on what'sgoing on."

Cityofficials say they have a meeting scheduled with federal officialsThursday. They hope to come to a resolution early next year.

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