Downtown Sidewalk Experience Enhancement Project Open House

The City of Rochester is hosting two public information sessions on the upcoming Downtown Sidewalk Experience Enhancement Project. This project, expected to occur in 2022, will replace the deteriorated brick inlay pattern sidewalks along Broadway from 2 Street North to 4 Street South, and also along Historic 3rd Street SW. Information about the project is available on the project website.

“This project is focused on improving the experience for those moving around our downtown. The sidewalks will be safer and the current blight of the deteriorated and patched brick will be eliminated. This is one of those important infrastructure projects that will have benefits for residents, visitors, and downtown businesses,” shares Cindy Steinhauser, Deputy City Administrator – Development Services & Infrastructure.

Patrick Seeb, Executive Director of Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency highlights, “This project is a vital infrastructure improvement for our downtown. We listened to our community and made this project a priority. We are looking forward to working with local businesses and stakeholders on a Business Forward strategy to minimize the impact of construction on their operations.”

Downtown Sidewalk Experience Enhancement Project – Meeting 2
            January 13, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Microsoft Teams Link: https://bit.ly/3z78cVk
Call-in Number (Audio Only): 347-352-4853; Conference ID: 358 766 514

Downtown Sidewalk Experience Enhancement Project – Meeting 3

January 13, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Microsoft Teams Link: https://bit.ly/31cyQQe
Call-in Number (Audio Only): 347-352-4853; Conference ID #: 629 945 453

*The content presented at these sessions will be identical, so stakeholders do not need to attend both meetings.

One session, including the attendee Q&A, will be posted to the project website.

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