Saturday, January 22, 2011

Open House - 122nd Avenue

I am interested in this improvement project as a cyclist and from another point of view. I have been advocating for the improvement (greening/naturalizing/addition of trees) to the front/streetscape of Maple Ridge Secondary School. Of all the secondary schools in the district, MRSS is woeful in this regard. The predominant features of the building are traffic signs, cracked pavement and fencing. It seems that after all the renovations to the school in recent years, the builders forgot to finish (to landscape)! Good architecture and urban design and landscaping can either inspire or dispirit. You might have a look at 122nd, specifically the frontage of MRSS, from this point of view.

Mountain View Cres/122 Ave Road Improvements

The District has planned road improvements for Mountain View Crescent/122 Avenue from 216 Street to 222 Street. The scope of this project includes the widening of Mountain View Crescent/122 Avenue to improve pedestrian and cycling access and repaving of the roadway. Construction is anticipated to commence in 2011. An Open House is scheduled for Thursday, January 27, 2011 fom 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Maple Ridge Municipal Hall, 11995 Haney Place (Lobby area at the Dewdney Trunk Road entrance). Design boards will be displayed and staff will be available to answer questions. Your attendance is welcomed.

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