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About the Program

Neighbourhood reconstruction is part of the Building Great Neighbourhoods initiative. Reconstruction candidates have poor sidewalk condition and fair to poor road condition. During reconstruction roads are repaved, and sidewalks and streetlights are replaced.

Canora

Neighbourhood renewal in Canora was completed in 2013

  •  Neighbourhood reconstruction began in summer 2012
  • The City worked on 7 project areas between 2012 and 2013
  • Construction included roadway reclamation, streetlight upgrades and reconstruction of the sidewalk, curb and gutter

Photo Gallery - Before and after photos of the neighbourhood renewal in Canora.

Meeting Three - February 2, 2012

City representatives provided detailed information regarding the design, construction, and local improvement process for the Canora neighbourhood renewal project. 

Presentations:

Canora Neighbourhood - Design Process

Neighbourhood Renewal - Construction Process

Local Improvement Overview

Displays:

Project Scope

Detailed Design

Intersection Enhancements

Local Improvement Projects

Streetlighting Design

Handouts:

Neighbourhood Renewal - The Project Phases

Canora Neighbourhood - What We Heard

Canora Neighbourhood Renewal Quick Facts

Meeting Two - September 22, 2011

The second meeting was attended by approximately 70 people and the project team presented the overall design for the reconstruction and provided answers to residents questions.

Meeting Materials:

Neighbourhood Renewal Program - Overview

Canora Neighbourhood Renewal - The Design Process

Building Great Neighbourhoods Video

Project Scope

Preliminary Design

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Great Neighbourhoods Improvement Fund Program

Meeting One - May 31, 2011

The first meeting in the Canora neighbourhood was held on May 31, 2011 and was an opportunity for residents to provide feedback on topics such as:

  • Pedestrian accessibility/connectivity
  • Traffic Circulation/Control Review
  • Decorative Street Lighting
  • Sidewalk Reconstruction
  • Great Neighbourhood Improvement Investments

Input from the first Renewing Your Neighbourhood meeting on May 31, 2011, was assessed and, where possible, incorporated into the design. The What We Heard and Where We Are documents include a summary of the comments we received and how they will be used to improve the accessibility and the livability of the Canora neighbourhood.

Dovercourt

Neighbourhood renewal in Dovercourt was completed in 2013.

  • Neighbourhood reconstruction began in summer 2012
  • The City worked on 17 project areas between 2012 and 2013
  • Construction included roadway reclamation, streetlight upgrades and reconstruction of the sidewalk, curb and gutter

Photo Gallery - Before and after photos of the neighbourhood renewal in Dovercourt.

Meeting Three - February 15, 2012

The City of Edmonton met with residents of Dovercourt on February 15, 2012 to present the preliminary designs for the 2012 Neighbourhood Reconstruction. 

Presentations:

The Construction Process

The Design Process

Local Improvement Process

Displays:

Project Scope

Preliminary Design - North and South

Streetlighting Design

Local Improvement Projects

Intersection Enhancements

Handouts:

Dovercourt Neighbourhood Renewal - Quick Facts

Dovercourt Neighbourhood - What We Heard

Dovercourt Neighbourhood Renewal - Fact Sheets

Dovercourt Neighbourhood Renewal - Build Phase

Meeting Two - September 20, 2011

Approximately 200 residents of Dovercourt attended the second neighbourhood meeting on September 20, 2011. City representatives presented the overall design for the reconstruction and were available to answer questions from residents.

Meeting Materials:

Neighbourhood Renewal Program - Overview

Dovercourt Neighbourhood Renewal - The Design Process

Building Great Neighbourhoods Video

Project Scope

Preliminary Design - North and South

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Great Neighbourhoods Improvement Fund Program

Meeting One - May 17, 2011

On May 17, 2011, 265 people attended the first of three information meetings at the Dovercourt Community Hall. In addition to the public meeting, residents were invited to view the video, documents and to fill out the online survey on this website.

Residents identified several key elements which were of particular concern within their neighbourhood. These included:

  • Improving pedestrian accessibility
  • Reduction of speeding in the area
  • Increased number of pedestrian crossings
  • Overall improvement in livability

The What We Heard and Where We Are documents provide a general overview of resident comments. All comments were reviewed and considered in the preliminary design.

King Edward Park

In 2015, the City completed renewal work in King Edward Park.

Photo Gallery - Before and after photos of the neighbourhood renewal in King Edward Park.

Meeting Three - November 17, 2011

The third and final Neighbourhood Reconstruction meeting was held on November 17, 2011. There were 66 residents in attendance and city representatives provided detailed information regarding the design, construction, and local improvement process for the King Edward Park neighbourhood renewal project. Below are the presentation materials as well as any information that was distributed and displayed.

Presentations:

King Edward Park - Design Process

Neighbourhood Renewal - Construction Process

Local Improvement Overview

Displays:

Project Scope

Preliminary Design

Neighbourhood Renewal Construction Process

Local Improvement Projects

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Handouts:

Neighbourhood Renewal - The Project Phases

King Edward Park Neighbourhood - What We Heard

Neighbourhood Renewal Street Lighting FAQs

Meeting Two - October 4, 2011

Approximately 115 residents of King Edward Park attended the second neighbourhood meeting on October 4, 2011. City representatives presented the overall design for the reconstruction and were available to answer questions from residents.

Meeting Materials:

Neighbourhood Renewal Program - Overview

King Edward Park Neighbourhood Renewal - The Design Process

Building Great Neighbourhoods Video

Project Scope

Preliminary Design

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Great Neighbourhoods Improvement Fund Program

Meeting One - June 8, 2011

On June 8, 2011, 62 people attended the first of three information meetings at Donnan School. In addition to the public meeting, residents were invited to view the video, documents and to fill out the online survey on this website.

Residents identified several key elements which were of particular concern within their neighbourhood. These included:

  • Improving pedestrian accessibility
  • Reduction of speeding and short-cutting in the area
  • Increased number of pedestrian crossings
  • Overall improvement in livability

The What We Heard and Where We Are documents provide a general overview of resident comments. All comments were reviewed and considered in the preliminary design.

Terrace Heights

Neighbourhood renewal in Terrace Heights was completed in 2013.

  • Neighbourhood reconstruction began in summer 2012
  • The City worked on 10 project areas between 2012 and 2013
  • Construction included roadway reclamation, streetlight upgrades and reconstruction of the sidewalk, curb and gutter

Photo Gallery - Before and after photos of the neighbourhood renewal in Terrace Heights.

Meeting Three - January 25, 2012

The third and final Neighbourhood Reconstruction meeting was held on January 25, 2012. City representatives provided detailed information regarding the design, construction, and local improvement process for the Terrace Heights neighbourhood renewal project.

Presentations:

Terrace Heights - Design Process

Neighbourhood Renewal - Construction Process

Local Improvement Process

Displays:

Project Scope

Preliminary Design

Local Improvement Projects

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Meeting Two - October 13, 2011

An Information Session, held on Thursday, October 13, was attended by 68 residents along with members of the City. The overview and design details were presented and residents were able to speak with City representatives to have questions answered and to discuss the preliminary design details.

Below are the links to the Meeting 2 presentation materials explaining the reconstruction process and the preliminary designs. Under the Meeting One section you will find additional information on how resident input shaped the design of the reconstruction.

Neighbourhood Renewal Program - Overview

Terrace Heights Neighbourhood Renewal - The Design Process

Building Great Neighbourhoods Video

Project Scope

Preliminary Design

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Great Neighbourhoods Improvement Fund Program

Meeting One - June 2, 2011

On June 2, 2011, the first of three public meetings was held at Argyll Centre.  The residents that attended were asked to provide input on the design for the 2012 reconstruction.  The information and comments we received have been assessed and, where possible, incorporated into the design.

Terrace Heights residents identified several key elements which were of particular concern within their neighbourhood. These included:

  • Pedestrian Accessibility/Connectivity
  • Addition of Pedestrian Crossings
  • Improve Livability

The following provides a general overview of resident comments. All comments were reviewed and considered in the preliminary design.

Terrace Heights Neighbourhood – What We Heard

Where We Are – Design Phase

Windsor Park

Neighbourhood renewal in Windsor Park was completed in 2013.

  • Neighbourhood reconstruction began in summer 2012
  • The City worked on 7 project areas between 2012 and 2013
  • Construction included roadway reclamation, streetlight upgrades and reconstruction of the sidewalk, curb and gutter

Photo Gallery - Before and after photos of the neighbourhood renewal in Windsor Park. 

Meeting Three - February 23, 2012

The third and final Neighbourhood Reconstruction meeting was held on February 23, 2012 with approximately 87 people in attendance. City representatives provided detailed information regarding the design, construction, and local improvement process for the Windsor Park neighbourhood renewal project.

Presentations:

Windsor Park - Design Process

Windsor Park - Construction Process

Windsor Park - Local Improvement Process

Displays:

Local Improvement Project Areas

2012 (7.2mb)

2013 (4.3mb)

Streetlighting Design

North

South

Detailed Design

2012

2013

Project Scope

2012 (7.9mb)

2013 (4.6mb)

Handouts:

Windsor Park Neighbourhood Renewal Quick Facts

Windsor Park What We Heard

Meeting Two - October 6, 2011

Approximately 56 residents of Windsor Park attended the second neighbourhood meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2011. City representatives presented the overall design for the reconstruction and were available to answer questions from residents.

Meeting Materials:

Neighbourhood Renewal Program - Overview

Windsor Park Neighbourhood Renewal - The Design Process

Building Great Neighbourhoods Video

Project Scope

Preliminary Design

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Great Neighbourhoods Improvement Fund Program

Meeting One – June 7, 2011

On June 7, 2011, 51 people attended the first of three information meetings at Lister Hall at the University of Alberta. In addition to the public meeting, residents were invited to view the video, documents and to fill out the online survey on this website.

Residents identified several key elements which were of particular concern within their neighbourhood. These included:

  • Improving pedestrian accessibility
  • Reduction of speeding in the area
  • Increased number of pedestrian crossings
  • Overall improvement in livability

The following provides a general overview of resident comments. All comments were reviewed and considered in the preliminary design.

Windsor Park Neighbourhood – What We Heard

Where We Are – Design Phase

Woodcroft

Neighbourhood renewal in Woodcroft was completed in 2013.

  • Neighbourhood reconstruction began in summer 2012
  • The City worked on 10 project areas between 2012 and 2013
  • Construction included roadway reclamation, streetlight upgrades and reconstruction of the sidewalk, curb and gutter

Photo Gallery - Before and after photos of the neighbourhood renewal in Woodcroft.

Meeting Three - November 23, 2011

On November 23, 2011, approximately 105 residents of Woodcroft attended the final public meeting. During this meeting, City representatives gave detailed information regarding the design, construction and local improvement process for the Woodcroft neighbourhood renewal project.

Presentations:

Woodcroft Neighbourhood Design Overview

The Construction Process

Local Improvement Overview

Handouts:

Neighbourhood Renewal - The Project Phases

Woodcroft Neighbourhood - What We Heard

Woodcroft Neighbourhood Renewal Quick Facts

Neighbourhood Renewal Street Lighting FAQs

Meeting Three Displays:

Project Scope

Preliminary Design - North

Preliminary Design - South

Intersection Enhancements

114 Avenue & 135 Street Modifications

115 Avenue/Woodcroft Avenue Modifications

Neighbourhood Renewal Construction Process

Local Improvement Projects

Preliminary Street Lighting Design

Meeting Two - November 25, 2010

An information session was held to discuss the design process, the local improvement process and neighbourhood reconstruction in Woodcroft.

Information for Woodcroft Residents

Woodcroft Neighbourhood - Preliminary Design

Woodcroft Neighbourhood - Project Scope

Woodcroft Neighbourhood - Overview

Executive Committee Meeting - May 17, 2010

A second meeting with the Woodcroft Executive Committee.

2010 Neighbourhood Renewal Overview

Executive Committee Meeting - May 21, 2009

Meeting with the Woodcroft Executive Committee

2009 Neighbourhood Renewal Overview

Overlay

Roads are repaved and sidewalk panels are treated to eliminate safety hazards. Overlay candidates have fair to poor road condition and good sidewalk condition.

  • Alberta Park Industrial
  • Bisset
  • Ekota
  • Greenview
  • High Park Industrial
  • Kennedale Industrial
  • McArthur Industrial
  • McNamara Industrial
  • Wilson Industrial
Preventive Maintenance

Roads are resealed with a thin asphalt ride surface. Microsurfacing candidates have good road conditions and are applied 10 to 12 years after road reconstruction or resurfacing.

  • Richie (residential - east of 99 Street)
  • Tweddle Place

For More Information

Building Great Neighbourhoods

All additional inquiries or escalations can be directed to the Building Great Neighbourhoods team, or by calling 311.

Email buildinggreatneighbourhoods@edmonton.ca

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