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Shelbyville's project hopes to give downtown future with some feel for its past

Shelbyville’s downtown project - revamping traffic patterns, increasing pedestrian traffic - is hoping to take advantage of a swing back to days gone by.

Mayor Tom DeBaun remembers when downtown – small town USA started to change.



As for the future investment, what kind will it be.  The mayor contends the future of retail is still very real for Shelbyville’s downtown.



The downtown project is expected to switch sides for operations in early August and hoped to be completed in time for a holiday parade.  Mayor DeBaun says the project remains on time and on budget.