Study & Design Projects Completed
Through this study, a preliminary design for a new Bishop Grandin Walk Bike Bridge over Pembina Highway was developed.
A design was prepared for a new walking and cycling path running along the bank of the Red River from River Road to Rivergate Drive.
Identifying a location for a new pedestrian and cycling bridge over the Seine River between Provencher Blvd. and Bishop Grandin Blvd.
The route will be part of the south-east network that will connect the Bishop Grandin Greenway through to St. Boniface.
This project looked at options for a neighbourhood greenway along Ruby Street and Banning Street to link the Wolseley and West Alexander neighbourhoods.
A study was completed in 2016 and a design to improve riverbank stabilization was selected. Construction took place November 2016 to fall of 2017.
Waverly Multi-use Path: Approved by Council in the 2016 Pedestrian and Cycling Action Plan, this project expands the Waverly St path from Scurfield Blvd to the Bishop Grandin Greenway
Howden Road Sidewalk: A sidewalk constructed on the east side of Howden Rd between Humber Rd and Betournay St improves the safety for students walking to Ecole Howden.
Downing Sidewalk: A new sidewalk replaces a well-used dirt path connection from Wellington Ave to Sargent Park School, the Cindy Klassen Centre and the West End Library.
Smith Street Sidewalk: A new sidewalk on the west side of Smith St between Graham Ave and St Mary Ave provides an important connection in the downtown, adjacent to the Millennium Library.
Lagimodiere Blvd Sidewalk: This new sidewalk on the west side of Lagimodiere Blvd, between East Mint Pl and Burmac Rd, improves the connectivity on a busy road for students attending Southdale School.
The following pedestrian crossing improvement locations were supported by the Pedestrian and Cycling Program in 2016:
Sargent Avenue & Toronto Street; Sargent Avenue & Agnes; St Matthews Avenue & Maryland Street;
Sherbrook Ave Buffered Bike Lane, Ellice St to Cumberland St: The network expansion of buffered bike lanes on Sherbrook from Ellice St to Cumberland St, including enhanced pedestrian access to transit, were added in 2016 in conjunction with Road Renewal and with Pedestrian and Cycling budget. Construction to complete this route through to McDermot Ave is anticipated in 2017.
Maryland Ave Buffered Bike Lane, Broadway to Ellice St: The network expansion of buffered bike lanes on Maryland Ave from Ellice St to Broadway, including enhanced pedestrian access to transit at select locations, were added in 2016 in conjunction with road renewal.