Downtown Evansville, Indiana LED Lights Under Lloyd Expressway – womiowensboro.com

August 4, 2022 by No Comments

I don’t do a lot of driving at night, but it is technically still nighttime when I arrive at work in Downtown Evansville. I think that it is so neat to see the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse lit with different colors, sometimes in support of something happening. Honestly, I can use all of the extra light that I can get when it comes to driving in the dark.

The Old Courthouse lights up in blue for healthcare workers

Courtesy of Photographer Tom Barrows

Along the same lines as the lights that shine on the courthouse, we could soon have bright LED lights in some of the underpasses of the Lloyd Expressway. The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District is testing a new LED light display under the Lloyd and Main Street.

GOOGLE MAPS/EID

GOOGLE MAPS/EID

 The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District (EID) lit a short-term demonstration of a color-changing LED lighting installation in the underpass of the Lloyd Expressway at Main Street for the next few evenings. The installation, inspired by similar projects in Birmingham, Alabama and Lynn, Massachusetts is designed to develop connections between both sides of the Expressway while increasing safety for pedestrians and nearby properties. Lighting could be programmed to celebrate holidays, support events at nearby facilities, as well as coordinate with existing color-changing lights along Main Street, on Bally’s Evansville and the Old Court House. Most

importantly, the lighting would create a link between Downtown and Jacobsville that was severed nearly four decades ago by the design of the Lloyd Expressway.Look for updates as the EID secures funding for the project in the future.

 

Instagram Inspiration Birmingham, Alabama

Welcome to Downtown Evansville

We want to give a big welcome to some new businesses that are adding to the growth and excitement of Downtown Evansville.

See How Downtown Evansville Has Changed Over the Years

I find looking back on the way things used to be fascinating. Don’t get me wrong, I’m glad I’m living through the current time period. The conveniences of answering any question we have in seconds, or ordering practically anything we want or need and having it delivered to our doorstep is pretty sweet. But, there is something fun about seeing how things around us have evolved. As an Evansville native, and spending quite a bit of my time in downtown Evansville (that’s where the station is located), I’ve always appreciated the older architecture of the buildings around the area. So, I dug into the Willard Library Archives to see how a few of those areas look now compared to then. Some have changed a little, others quite a bit, and a few don’t even exist any more. Take a look.

10 Ghost Kitchens Hiding in Evansville Restaurants

Basically, if you own a restaurant, adding a Ghost Kitchen is a great way to add income and give customers something new. Open your favorite food app like; GrubHub, Uber Eats, or Door Dash, and you will see restaurants to choose from that you didn’t even know we had here.

Source: https://womiowensboro.com/downtown-evansville-reconnect-city-increase-safety-colorful-led-lighting/

Tags:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.