Reconnecters! Don't miss a chance to give input into plans for the Main St. Streetscape Phase II* project at a public meeting next Wed Dec 12 from 6-8pm at the Riverside Convention Center.
View meeting notice:
Read project background: http://www.cityofrochester.gov/MainStreet2/
*A project summary from the project webpage...
The Phase II project will extend the improvements designed and implemented as part of the Phase I project westward to the State / Exchange intersection. Planned improvements will include:
-Broom finish concrete sidewalks with permeable accent pavement;
-Benches, bicycle parking, and trash receptacles;
-Charging stations for phones and computers;
-New street trees planted in enlarged and curbed tree pits with under-plantings of shrubs and perennials for seasonal interest;
-Electrical outlets for street tree lighting and special events;
-Play elements integrated into the pedestrian zone;
-Salvaged and reinstalled historic markers;
-LED street lighting with banner arms and decoration brackets;
-Recessed parking with handicapped accessible spaces, where feasible;
-Travel lane reconfiguration to accommodate on-street bicycle facilities;
-Enhanced riverfront and trail connectivity;
-Main Street bridge aesthetic and functional enhancements;
-New bus shelters;
-Utility upgrades and adjustments;
-Mill and overlay of existing pavement;
-Traffic signs, signals and striping as needed.