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Norwich Street Pedestrian Bridge: Notice of study completion

Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Schedule B Environmental Study The Study The City of Guelph has completed a Class Environmental Assessment study (EA) for evaluating alternatives to address the deteriorating condition of the Norwich Street pedestrian bridge. The bridge sits over the Speed River on the former Norwich Street between Cardigan Street and Arthur Street North. The approximate extent of the study area is shown on the map. The Process The EA was conducted as a Schedule B Project in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, an approved process under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. As part of the study, public information centres—or open houses—were held in September 2016 and May 2017. These public sessions presented background information on the study to the community, and… Continue reading Norwich Street Pedestrian Bridge: Notice of study completion

Norwich Street pedestrian bridge Class Environmental Assessment study

The City of Guelph has completed a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study for proposed improvements to the deteriorating Norwich Street Bridge. It’s currently closed to vehicle traffic and serves as a pedestrian crossing. The location and approximate extent of the study area are shown on the map.   Community engagement An open house was held on September 21, 2016. Open house materials are available on the project page. Completed EA project file The following project file and associated appendices provide a look at the completed study.

Open house: Norwich Street bridge Environmental Assessment May 17

The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to review and discuss a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study for the rehabilitation of the pedestrian bridge along Norwich Street over the Speed River. The site location and study area is shown on the map. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6–8 p.m. City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Room 112 Why come to the open house? This is your opportunity to view project information, and review the project team’s evaluation of the alternatives and their recommended preferred alternative. We encourage you to ask questions about plans for the existing bridge and to provide comments and feedback to City staff and consultants at the open house. About the project The existing pedestrian bridge is currently in a deteriorated state.… Continue reading Open house: Norwich Street bridge Environmental Assessment May 17

Norwich Street footbridge environmental assessment progress report, March 2017

The City of Guelph has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study for proposed improvements to the deteriorating Norwich Street Bridge. It’s currently closed to vehicle traffic and serves as a pedestrian crossing. The study will address community needs through a number of possible solutions, including: Rehabilitation Replacement Removal A “do nothing” alternative that would result in the permanent closure of the bridge The location and approximate extent of the study area are shown on the map. Community engagement An open house was held on September 21, 2016. Open house materials are available on the project page. Progress report The following progress report and associated appendices provide an update on work completed to date, and show a preliminary design for bridge improvements. Footbridge designs in… Continue reading Norwich Street footbridge environmental assessment progress report, March 2017

Norwich Street Bridge open house

The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to review and discuss a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study for proposed improvements to the Norwich Street Bridge, located on the former Norwich Street right-of-way over the Speed River, between Cardigan Street and Arthur Street North. Wednesday, September 21 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Guelph Why come to the open house? This is your opportunity to view project information. We invite you to talk with City staff and consultants working on the project so that you can ask questions and provide input. About the project The Norwich Street Bridge is closed to vehicle traffic, and currently serves as a pedestrian crossing. Due to the deteriorating condition of the bridge and in… Continue reading Norwich Street Bridge open house