Parkway Open House To Focus On Landscaping Plan

Monday December 9th, 2013

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The eighth Public Information Open House for the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway has been rescheduled and will be held on Tuesday.

The Open House will feature the landscape plan, including a number of final design elements new to the public, how feedback and suggestions received to date have influenced the final design, and final reports for a number of landscape and natural environment related elements.

Some aspects top be discussed are the final design of noise walls, colours and theme for the pedestrian bridges as well as other urban design and aesthetic elements of the Plan, the multi-use trail system including a number of new trail connections and the design and location of multi-use trail amenities including signage and rest areas, and how the implementation of the landscape plan will be staged.< You will also see what you can expect to see in the early phases of landscape implementation such as size of plant materials and the look of Tallgrass Prairie and grassland areas over time, new berm locations at Ojibway Parkway and at the east end of the project, implementation of the Lennon Drain Fisheries Compensation Plan near Huron Church Line and the final Wetland Compensation Plan and Fisheries Compensation Plan. Updates on other project elements including traffic management updates, the Howard Avenue closure south of Highway 3 and roundabout navigation will also be discussed. The meeting will be at the Macedonian Community Centre, located 5225 Howard Avenue from 2pm to 8pm.

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