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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Downtown Streetscape Materials Test Site at Main and Crescent

Streetscape Mockup

Several materials being considered for the new Downtown Streetscape project have been installed on the northwest corner of Main Street and Crescent Boulevard. Residents, visitors and business owners can visit the test site to view the materials and vote for their preferred choices. 

  • Visit the streetscape project website to take the survey online.
  • Complete a hard copy of the survey, available at the Civic Center (535 Duane Street) and M & Em’s (460 N. Main Street).
  • Stop by Main and Crescent on Saturday, November 7 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to fill out the survey in-person. 

When selecting the final materials for the new streetscape, the Village staff and board will consider several important factors such as aesthetic, cost, durability, maintenance and public opinion.

In addition to testing materials, the Village board and staff are working on the overall streetscape design. The Capital Improvements Commission (CIC) and the Village Board met recently to evaluate several important streetscape design elements. In addition to reviewing sidewalk width and parking layouts, the project team is exploring possible flex street designs at key locations. A flex street prioritizes pedestrians and allows for more space for events and outdoor dining, when needed. 

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