For years, driving in and out of downtown via West Chapel Hill Street meant moving beneath two low, light-blocking railroad bridges. No more.
The railroad company that owns the bridges recently tore down a long-unused span. That sets the stage for a spruce up of a key transportation corridor in a fast-growing town.
9th Street Journal reporter Caroline Petrow-Cohen reports on what it took to tear down the uncelebrated relic and what city boosters want to create in its place.