Phase One of Smart2 Project Begins

Officials celebrate the start of work for phase one of the Smart2 Network project, which will significantly upgrade the infrastructure along Fifth Avenue in Youngstown.

Future phases include upgrades to adjacent streets in the downtown and the implementation of autonomous shuttles to connect the downtown with Youngstown State University and St. Elizabeth Youngstown hospital.

Work is expected to be complete as early as fall 2022.

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