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Neighbourhood reconstruction is scheduled for Lorelei in 2020-2022 and Beaumaris in 2021-2022.

Preparing for Construction - January 2021

Beaumaris 

Beginning in spring 2021, Beaumaris will be experiencing Neighbourhood Renewal construction. Planning and design for renewal are now complete. Based on the previous feedback collected through public engagement events and surveys since November 2018, the final neighbourhood design has been developed.

On February 3, 2021, we will be providing an update that will include: 

  • The final designs for the Beaumaris neighbourhood

  • An Ask the Project Team question form

  • An overview of what to expect during construction

Lorelei

The first year of neighbourhood renewal work was completed in 2020 (learn more). 

Year 2 construction will start in spring 2021. Prior to any construction occurring, bulletins will be delivered to the impacted areas in the neighbourhood.

Local Improvement Opportunity

Property owners in Beaumaris have the opportunity to participate in a local improvement decision. On January 25, 2021, property owners were mailed a local improvement package which included information about the sidewalk Local Improvement and a form for those who wished to petition against the sidewalk reconstruction.

Property owners interested in petitioning against the decision need to submit their petitions within 30 days of the mailing date on the notice, or February 24, 2021. For information on how to submit a petition  visit edmonton.ca/LocalImprovement.

About the Project

Lorelei and Beaumaris have been chosen for reconstruction. Neighbourhood reconstruction in Lorelei will begin in spring 2020 with anticipated completion in 2022. Beaumaris reconstruction is expected to begin in the spring of 2021 with anticipated completion in fall 2022.

Neighbourhood reconstruction is a type of neighbourhood renewal that involves road reconstruction and repaving, as well as replacement of street lights and reconstruction of sidewalks, curb and gutter. It also includes the opportunity for 2 local improvements, sidewalk reconstruction and decorative street lights.

Alley renewal is also part of neighbourhood reconstruction.

 

Neighbourhood Reconstruction

Learn more about what you can expect in your neighbourhood during construction.

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Project History

Project Update - December 2020

Lorelei

Neighbourhood renewal work is complete for 2020 in the Lorelei neighbourhood! Construction began in June 2020 and was completed on October 31. During the 2020 construction season, we completed the following: 

  • Replacement of neighbourhood sidewalks, curbs, roads and alleys
  • Installation of new traffic calming features on 100 Street from 160 Avenue to 165 Avenue and along 103 Street from 164 Avenue to 100 Street.
  • Installation of a new boulevard along 161 Street west of 100 Street

Street light upgrades are continuing to be installed by EPCOR Technologies.

Due to the cold weather, some areas in the neighbourhood still require landscaping and sod, specifically along 100 Street from Castle Downs Road to 160 Avenue. This will be completed in spring 2021.

The Lorelei neighbourhood and alley renewal is a 3-year construction project, scheduled to take place from spring 2020 to fall 2022. Year 2 construction will commence in spring 2021.

Beaumaris

Construction work in Beaumaris will begin in spring 2021. Neighbourhood and alley renewal is a 3-year construction project, scheduled to take place from spring 2021 to fall 2023.

Project Update - June 2020

In spring 2020, we are entering the first year of a planned 3-year construction for the Lorelei Neighbourhood. The 2020 scope of work will include Project 20, Project 21 and Project 22, as well as all alleys located in these areas. For information regarding project boundaries, please refer to the Construction Staging Map.

The 2020 Lorelei construction season will begin in June and consists of the removal and replacement of public sidewalk, curbs and gutters, alleys, curb crossings, catch basin realignment, street light replacement, the reconstruction and paving of the road, and placement of topsoil and sod. Construction will begin on the front street in Project 20 and simultaneously in the alley in Project 22.

Please watch your mailbox for construction bulletins that will provide more information along with contact details for any concerns regarding landscaping and access. 

June Construction Bulletin

Project Update - February 2020

Thank you to those who attended the Lorelei Renewal event on Thursday February 13 to view the final designs for your neighbourhood and learn more about what to expect during the planned 2-year construction. If you were unable to attend, you may view the event materials below.

Event Materials:
Display Boards
Construction Boards
Alley Renewal Boards
Local Improvement Boards
Chapter 7: Cost Sharing Opportunities
What We Heard Report

The final neighbourhood designs were developed based on the feedback received throughout the public engagement process from November 2018 to November 2019, and also considered City policies, programs and technical considerations. The final neighbourhood designs include:

  • Upgraded residential streets, including measures to slow traffic
  • Improved connections for people who walk and bike
  • Enhanced park and green spaces

Attendees also had the opportunity to participate in the Sidewalk Local Improvement decision. Property owners were mailed a local improvement package dated January 27, 2020, which included information about the Sidewalk Local Improvement and a form for those who wished to petition against the sidewalk reconstruction. Forms must be submitted within 30 days. For property owners in Lorelei, the deadline for the petition is February 26, 2020.

Beaumaris Update
While Lorelei construction will begin in spring 2020, Beaumaris reconstruction is expected to begin in the spring of 2021 with anticipated completion in fall 2022. In spring 2021, a similar pre-construction event will be held for Beaumaris residents and property owners.

Refined Neighbourhood Designs Event - October 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended the Refined Neighbourhood Designs Public Event on October 29, 2019 at Lorelei School. Feedback was shared on the refined designs including upgrades to residential streets, measures to slow traffic, enhancements to City-owned parks and open spaces and improved connections for people who walk and bike.

Event Materials:
Neighbourhood Renewal Display Boards
Project Fact Sheet
Alley Renewal Display Boards
Lorelei Alley Renewal Scope Map
Beaumaris Alley Renewal Scope Map

Draft Concept Designs Event - May 2019

Thanks to those who joined us at the Draft Concept Designs public event on May 8, 2019. Attendees shared input on the draft concept designs including upgrades to parks and open spaces, walkability enhancements and traffic safety improvements. The finalized community vision and guiding principles for the project were shared. In addition, July 2, 2019 was chosen as the date for a community decision regarding decorative street lights.

Event Materials:
Display Boards
Project Overview
Cost-Sharing Opportunities
Engagement Summary
What We Heard Report

Project Update - February 2019

At the Vision Confirmation and Community Options event on February 28, 2019 we explored options and opportunities. We gathered input that will be used to refine the vision and guiding principles and further explore areas of opportunity.

February 28 Engagement Event Summary

Event Materials:
Display Panels
Project Overview
What We Heard Report

Community Walk, Vision, and Guiding Principles Workshop - November 2018

On Wednesday November 28, 2018, the City held a workshop and invited interested citizens to join us on a community walk to explore topics like traffic, connectivity, open/park space and place-making (creating public spaces that promote health, happiness and well-being). Following the walk, a workshop was held to share ideas for the future of these neighbourhoods and work on developing the Project Vision and Principles.

Meeting Materials:
Project Overview
Presentation
Displays

For More Information

David Scheelar

Title Project Manager
Telephone

780-495-0271

Email david.scheelar@edmonton.ca

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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