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Project Update

May 2017

The project team has heard back from area stakeholders and put together a What We Heard document. 

Ritchie Corner Store - What We Heard

March 2017

The project team is updating the concept plan for the capital infrastructure improvements, The concept plan will be shared this spring with the community league, business and property owners, and area residents for input.

Capital infrastructure improvements will be undertaken in Ritchie as part of the Corner Store Pilot Program. Improvements are planned for the corner at the intersection of 76 Avenue and 96 Street.

About the Project

The proposed project area is within city road right of way and includes:

  • Converting the grassed boulevard to a hard surface with paving stones and planting area
  • Adding a porous surface such as mulch or pour-in-place material around existing trees to keep them healthy and vibrant
  • Adding a space to accommodate bike racks
  • Adding a seating area with benches

The project budget is $250,000, which breaks down to $101,000 for capital infrastructure improvements and the remainder for decorative streetlights. Decorative lighting was installed in 2016 as part of public realm enhancements.

Timeline

Build – fall 2017/spring 2018
Concept – spring 2017
Strategy – 2016-2017

Background

Capital infrastructure improvements are one of the five elements of the Corner Store Pilot Program, which aims to re-establish the neighbourhood shopping centre as a hub of community activity through improvements to City infrastructure, the buildings, and the businesses within.

Capital infrastructure improvements involve consultation with community leagues, business owners, property owners and City planners to establish area needs and wishes that will inform the final design.

For More Information

Cathy Dytiuk

Project Management, Planning and Design
Building Great Neighbourhoods
Integrated Infrastructure Services

Telephone

780-495-0323

Email Cathy.Dytiuk@edmonton.ca

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