5th Avenue is back in business
That's how downtown Alexandria businesses felt Tuesday when 5th Avenue was surfaced with a thin layer of asphalt between Fillmore Street and Broadway.
Both 5th and 7th Avenue have been under construction for more than month. The streets, sidewalks and parking spaces have been closed, making it difficult for customers to get to businesses such as Roers Family Bakery.
Tuesday's paving happened a day after the topic arose at an Alexandria City Council meeting.
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