MENDOCINO 3/11/20 — As the beginning of the Ukiah Streetscape project draws near, an infrsatrucutre project that will substantially recreate the streets and sidewalks of Ukiah’s downtown core, the City of Ukiah is holding a forum where people can meet the project team and have questions answered.
Here is the press release from the City of Ukiah:
CITY OF UKIAH ANNOUNCES DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE PROJECT COMMUNITY FORUM ON THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2019 FROM 6 p.m. –7:30 P.M.
Ukiah, CA. March 6, 2020 — Construction of the Downtown Ukiah Streetscape Project is scheduled to begin mid-April. In preparation, the City of Ukiah invites the community to meet the project team, view current designs, and get their questions answered at a community forum on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Ukiah Valley Conference Center, 200 South School Street.
“The final project design reflects years’ worth of input from the community and stakeholders, and is an important investment in our community,” said Shannon Riley, Deputy City Manager. “For decades, State Street has been a physical and economic barrier in the heart of our downtown, and feels really unsafe to both drivers and pedestrians. This project changes that. We recognize that the construction period will be challenging at times, but we’re doing everything we can to make it as smooth as possible for the downtown businesses, their customers, and the community, and we’re confident that the end result will be a safer, more efficient, and completely transformed downtown.”
The Streetscape Project includes the reconfiguration of travel lanes, enhanced vehicle and pedestrian safety features, and beautification to the downtown district. The project is designed to improve the appearance and functionality of this important corridor and is the result of numerous community workshops, extensive studies by traffic engineers, and input from stakeholders. In conjunction with this project, underground utilities will also be replaced.
To learn more about this project you can visit http://www.UkiahStreetscape.comCity of Ukiah