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Bridge Street West Cycling Facilities

Property Location:
Bridge Street West

Estimate:
$2,800,000

Completion:
Phase 1 - 2018

Status:
Phase 1 under construction. Remaining phases under design.


Project Manager

Name:
Deanna O'Leary

Email:
doleary@city.belleville.on.ca


Project Details

The City's Transportation Master Plan, 2014 has identified a recommended cycling network to accommodate and promote active transportation.  This includes a recommended cycling route along all of Bridge Street.  Bike Lanes on Bridge Street East from Church Street to Haig Road are being installed in 2017.

Bridge Street West Cycling Facilities are being implemented in phases.

Phase 1 from Yeomans Street to Centennial Park includes:

  • 3m wide paved in-boulevard Active Transportation Path on North side of Bridge Street West from Yeomans Street to Palmer Road
  • New traffic signals and pedestrian crosswalks at Bridge Street West / Palmer Road (south leg) intersection.
  • 3m wide paved in-boulevard Active Transportation Path on South side of Bridge Street West from Palmer Road to Centennial Park

This Phase 1 section connects to the Yeomans Street bike lanes in the east and the existing trail through Centennial Park in the west.  Bridge Street West /  Palmer Road intersection concrete work is being completed in Fall 2017.  Path paving is anticipated Spring 2018.

A Public Meeting was held November 2, 2017 to present various alternatives for the remaining east and west ends of the Bridge Street West Cycling Facilities to achieve a route from the Downtown to Loyalist College. Presentation material is posted below.  Public input is invited to assist in the selection of a preferred alignment.  Comments are requested by November 16, 2017.


Project Files

Open House Display Material - Bridge Street West Cycling - November 2, 2017

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