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Public Works & Utilities » Major Road Upgrades

Columbia Street Widening Project

Project completed September, 2015
In February 2014, the City invited Columbia Street stakeholders to provide their input on improvements for Columbia Street (between 2nd Avenue and 6th Avenue). Their input was considered and on November 26th, the City presented the reconstruction plan.

Project Scope
Left turn lanes at 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Avenues
New centre median between 3rd and 6th Avenue
New centre median at 2nd Avenue resulting in no left turns
New south side sidewalk connecting 3rd to 4th Avenue
New bus and loading zone in front of RIH (south side)
Repaving between 3rd and 6th Avenue
Improved street lighting
Enhanced landscaping on the south side
Traffic signal improvements

  • Countdown timers at pedestrian crosswalks
  • New traffic signal at 5th Avenue
  • Improvements to signal timings between 3rd and 6th Avenue
  • New left turn signals at 4th Avenue (eastbound) and 6th Avenue (northbound)
  • New dual left turn lane at 3rd Avenue

Project Details
» Columbia Street Project Design
» Columbia Street Project Feedback and Response
» Columbia Street Project Timeline
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