Bridge Street West Cycling Facilities
Bridge Street West
Phase 1 - 2018
Phase 1 under construction. Remaining phases under design.
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 were 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 was 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 Downtown Belleville to Loyalist College. Based on public feedback, the preferred options for continuation of the Bridge Street West Cycling Facilities to the west and east are:
West End: Palmer Road, Harder Drive, Avondale Road, Existing Right-of-Way (Loyalist College)
Bike lanes on Palmer Road, Harder Drive, and Avondale Road, through Meagher Place to off-road asphalt trail on existing City owned right-of-way to Avonlough Road.
East End: Yeomans Street to Catharine Street and Catharine Street to the Footbridge (Downtown)
Yeomans Street bicycle lanes, Catharine Street shared roadway
Open House Display Material - Bridge Street West Cycling - November 2, 2017
Bridge Street West Cycling Facilities Preferred Alignment