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Partial traffic closure of Santa Fe Plaza delayed

By: The Associated Press
July 9, 2014 Updated: July 9, 2014 at 9:17 am
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe's partial closure of its downtown plaza to traffic is taking longer to implement than planned.

The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/1mfAgvQ ) reports that purchases of flowers and planters to be used to block traffic on streets on two sides of the historic square were snagged by the city's transition to a new fiscal year.

The street closures were supposed to have taken effect within a week of the council's June 25 approval but now won't happen until next week.

Public Works Director Isaac "Ike" Pino says expenditures were put on hold while the city ended one fiscal year and began another.

Pino says the city plans to use existing planters as barriers beginning Monday.

Mayor Javier Gonzales proposed the closure, saying it'd help make the plaza more family-friendly.

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