City of Concord: Heard any rumors about the streetscape project?
According to the city’s project update, on May 31 and June 1, an interactive demonstration temporarily transformed a section of Union Street S to demonstrate new streetscape design ideas for Downtown Concord. The design options illustrated the look and feel of possible enhancements to sidewalk widths, outdoor dining and seating, street trees, and street parking/travel lane widths. Over 500 people experienced the demonstration and provided feedback.
In July, the City Council requested additional information from staff on potential construction costs for each design option. A decision on the design direction should come this fall, with design complete in late 2020 and construction currently estimated to start in 2021…..