Schedule released for 100 Street redesign workshops

The city has released the schedule for a five-day design workshop on the future of 100 Street June 11 through 15.

Over the five days, planners and engineers will work with stakeholders and the public to narrow down multiple concepts for a teardown and rebuild of 100 Street into a final, preferred concept and plan. The public can drop in any day to see the progress and take part.

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"This intensive and collaborative process takes all of the information we heard from you at the Open House on May 7 and the online survey, and transforms that feedback into design concepts for 100 Street," the city said in a news release.

Public Lecture and Open House - Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the North Peace Cultural Centre

Alternative Concepts Pin-up - Wednesday, June 12, 5:30 to 7 pm, North Peace Cultural Centre

Preferred Concept Pin-up - Thursday, June 13, 5:30 to 7 pm, North Peace Cultural Centre

Final Plan Public Presentation - Saturday, June 15, 1 to 3 pm, North Peace Cultural Centre

A major rebuild of 100 Street infrastructure and underground utilities is needed in the coming years, and the city says the consultations will address improvements that can made to sidewalks, traffic lanes, street furnishings and lighting.

The city has hired MODUS Planning, Design and Engagement of Vancouver and Urban Systems of Fort St. John to host the intensive public consultations, called a charrette.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

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