City info session next week on infrastructure work

Sidewalks, curb extensions, pavement, among issues

  • Jan. 8, 2015 2:00 p.m.

The City of Courtenay is in the early design phase for several capital projects addressing aging infrastructure needs and surface repairs.

The public is invited to view preliminary design plans and fill out a survey at a drop-in public information session on Thursday, Jan. 15 between 7 and 9 p.m., in the lower Native Sons Hall dining and lodge rooms.

Preliminary designs will be available for the following roadways:

  • • 2nd Street: Cliffe to England Avenues
  • • 12th Street: Stewart to Urquhart Avenues
  • • Willemar Ave: 17th to 26th Streets
  • • Piercy Ave: 17th to 26th Streets
  • • England Ave: 10th to 12th Streets
  • • 10th Street: Piercy to Willemar Avenues
  • • 15th Street: Willemar Avenue to westerly end of street

Design considerations will include sidewalks, curb extensions, pavement, landscaping, boulevards, local parking needs, and cycling network linkages.

Lesley Hatch, the City of Courtenay’s director of engineering, said the meeting is an opportunity for the City to show the public the proposed improvements and gauge feedback on specific elements that are changing.

“This information session is open to everyone, and we are particularly hoping the residents who live on these streets will attend so they can find out about the proposed changes,” said Hatch.

Information notices are being delivered to residents living within the proposed improvement areas.

The projects will be considered amongst all City project priorities in the budget process in 2015 and beyond.

For those unable to attend the information session, the designs and public survey will be available online at www.courtenay.ca/projects starting Friday, Jan. 16.

For more information, please contact the City of Courtenay Engineering Department at 250-334-4441 or email engineering@courtenay.ca

 

Just Posted

Comox Valley Record putting the call out to Snowbirds shutterbugs

David Suther sent in this great pic of the Snowbirds, shot from… Continue reading

Too Good To Be Threw back in downtown Courtenay with second location

The new store opened Tuesday at 456 5th Street

World Community screens This Mountain Life in Courtenay

The awe that mountainous landscapes evoke is universal. World Community presents the… Continue reading

VIDEO: Comox Valley Stage 4 water restrictions lifted

Video explains planning and execution of repair

Comox Valley youth rank high in Skills Canada BC competition

Comox Valley students brought home some new hardware last week after achieving… Continue reading

VIDEO: ‘Alarm bells’ raised by footage allegedly from B.C. pig farm, SPCA says

PETA released video Wednesday showing dead and injured piglets next to nursing piglets

CONTEST ALERT: Win tickets to A Night of Bowie

Do you want to see “A Night of Bowie” on us? The… Continue reading

VIDEO: Driver in bizarre hit-and-run at B.C. car dealership turns herself in

Police believe alcohol was a factor in incident causing estimated $15,000 in damages

Female real estate agents warned of suspicious man in Metro Vancouver

The man requests to see homes alone with the female agent, police say

Can you put your phone down for Mother’s Day?

#DiningMode campaign encourages people to leave the phone alone while eating

Horgan heckled as gas prices sit at record high, could go up more

Premier John Horgan blames refiners, not taxes

SPCA investigating after newborn kittens found in Vancouver dumpster

The kittens were found suffering from hypothermia and dehydration

‘B.C. cannot wait for action’: Top doctor urges province to decriminalize illicit drugs

Dr. Bonnie Henry says current approach in ‘war on drugs’ has criminalized and stigmatized drug users

B.C.’s largest Vaisakhi festival target of threatening Facebook post: Surrey RCMP

Police say they are investigating the posts on Facebook, after local MLA forwarded screenshots

Most Read