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City seeks public feedback on streetscape improvements

Information session is planned for Wednesday to let residents have their say on downtown projects
2021-08-01 Downtown Sault Ste. Marie File BC (1)
Downtown Sault Ste. Marie file photo.

The City of Sault Ste. Marie staff will be hosting an information session regarding the proposed improvements to Queen Street and Spring Street.

The event is a chance to offer feedback on the proposal, including accessibility concerns, bench locations and activity spaces.

The meeting will take place at the Downtown Association Office on Queen Street East from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The full City of Sault Ste. Marie press release is included below.

As part of the downtown revitalization plan, city staff are proposing to resurface Queen Street from Pim Street to Gore Street and Spring Street from Queen Street to St. Mary’s River Drive beginning in 2023. A number of streetscape improvements such as lighting, landscaping and benches are being planned.  

City staff are hosting a public information session regarding the Queen Street and Spring Street improvements. The session will provide an opportunity to review and offer feedback on matters such as tree and landscaping plans, patio and activity spaces, bench locations, accessibility and more. Join us as we continue to enhance our downtown streetscape. 

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 

Time: 3 to 6:30 p.m. (drop in anytime) 

Location: Downtown Association Office (496 Queen St. E.) 

All are welcome to attend the public information session and share comments and suggestions with city staff. For more information or to provide input on the project, contact Carl Rumiel, director of engineering at 705-759-5379 or email c.rumiel@cityssm.on.ca.