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This project will feature a high-quality pedestrian experience to attract more visitors downtown and support area businesses.

Jasper Avenue New Vision intends to re-establish Jasper Avenue, 92 Street to 109 Street, as an Edmonton main street, making it a place all Edmontonians can be proud of, as well as a symbol of the vitality of the downtown and Edmonton as a whole.

Public Engagement Event - June 2018

On June 14, residents were invited to view the preliminary design for 97 to 100 Street and provide input to shape the concept plans for 92 to 96 Street and 102 to 109 Street.

Roadwork Notice - May 2018

The City of Edmonton will be conducting environmental, utility locations and other related work to gather background information and support the future construction of the Jasper Avenue New Vision project, 97 Street to 100 Street, scheduled for 2019.

The work will take place through May and June of 2018. Work is expected to be done during off peak traffic hours and may result in some lane closures.

All work will follow the requirements of the City’s On-Street Construction and Maintenance (OSCAM) permit P2018-002568.

The Project

Jasper Avenue New Vision is a major catalyst project identified in the Capital City Downtown Plan (2010). This plan calls for Jasper Avenue to feature a high quality pedestrian experience, including:

  • A narrowed roadway
  • Wider sidewalks
  • Tree planting
  • High quality public realm improvements and landscaping
  • Refined streetscape elements
  • Increased design standards for private development

Jasper Avenue New Vision will help achieve City Council’s commitment to transform Edmonton’s urban form and improve livability in the heart of the city. The project area extends along Jasper Avenue from 92 Street to 109 Street.

Progress

Jasper Avenue New Vision was approved in 2011 and Phase 1 of construction took place between 100 Street and 102 Street in 2013.

Working from this vision, with consideration for the City’s Main Streets Guideline (2016), the City is now undertaking concept planning for the avenue from 92 Street to 96 Street and from 102 Street to 109 Street.

Concept and preliminary design is being conducted for 96 Street to 100 Street, with construction of these four blocks being coordinated with other construction work in the area.

Background

Jasper Avenue, from 92 Street to 109 Street, is an Edmonton main street. With downtown development on the rise, now is the time for transformation.

In 2011, the City published a report, Toward a New Vision for Jasper Avenue, which contained an inspiring and compelling new vision for Jasper Avenue’s streetscape, as well as a range of important city-building initiatives that will surround it.

The underlying principle of this report is that the revitalization of Jasper Avenue’s streetscape can serve as a catalyst for private sector reinvestment, continued renewal, and positive change throughout the corridor.

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Project History

Open House - January 18, 2018

The City held two open houses on January 18, 2018 to share the 96 - 100 Street concept plan and to gather feedback from participants.

What We Heard

Meeting Materials:

Display Boards

Fact Sheet

Something big is happening here, and it’s like nothing that’s come before. It's a total transformation, and change of this scope takes an entire community.

For More Information

Sidd Masand

Infrastructure Planning and Design

Title Project Engineer
Telephone

780-442-1757

Email siddharth.masand@edmonton.ca

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