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York Road environmental design study update, December 2016

The City is planning improvements to the York Road corridor to address the current and future needs of our growing community. Improvements include widening the road from two to four lanes and adding sidewalks and bike lanes. The York Road Environmental Design Study is the next step toward these road improvements. This study supplements the York Road Environmental Assessment completed in 2007 which identified the improvements to be made. Natural and cultural features are important considerations for design. The York Road Environmental Design Study is focused on looking at all aspects of the local environment to establish design requirements. The area of focus for the study is York Road from Victoria Street to the eastern City limit, east of Watson Road. The study will identify a… Continue reading York Road environmental design study update, December 2016

Notice of open house: York Road Environmental Design Study, February 23

The City is planning improvements to the York Road corridor to address the current and future needs of our growing community. Improvements include widening the road from two to four lanes and adding sidewalks and bike lanes. The York Road Environmental Design Study is the next step toward these improvements. This study supplements the York Road Environmental Assessment completed in 2007 that identified the improvements to be made. Natural and cultural features are important considerations for design. The York Road Environmental Design Study is looking at all aspects of the local environment to establish design requirements for the recommended improvements. The study will identify a design that ensures minimal impacts on natural and cultural heritage features. The study is focused on the section of York… Continue reading Notice of open house: York Road Environmental Design Study, February 23

City starts in-depth environmental design study for York Road

Study to inform plans to widen busy east end road Guelph, ON, December 18, 2015—The City has started an in-depth study of the York Road environment as part of plans to widen the road. Natural and cultural features are important considerations for the road’s design, and are the focus of the new study. Improvements to York Road were identified through the York Road Environmental Assessment (EA), completed and approved by Council  in 2007. The preferred improvements to York Road identified by the EA include widening the road to four lanes and adding bike lanes and sidewalks. “The York Road Environmental Design Study will look at all aspects of the local environment—natural, physical and social,” said Arun, Hindupur, project manager for the City of Guelph. “Our… Continue reading City starts in-depth environmental design study for York Road