Open House: March 2020

The Franklin Blvd Transformation project hosted its final open house on March 10th, 2020 at the Ford Alumni Center. During the event project staff shared the preferred alternative (also known as the preferred final concept design) and were available to share information and answer questions.  

Planning and design for the Franklin Blvd Transformation began January 2019 during a four-day design workshop. The workshop introduced the community to the project, collected public comment and input to guide draft designs, and concluded with the unveiling of an initial conceptual design. 

Following the workshop, three alternative designs were developed and presented at a second workshop May 2019. Copies of the three design options are available on the May 2019 Design Open House page. Following the May open house, project designs underwent refinement and evaluation to create a preferred final design concept. 

Preferred Alternative / Preferred Final Concept Design

The Preferred Alternative uses a combination of roundabouts and signals with gateway roundabouts at each end. It also creates a new intersection at 13th Avenue and Moss Street. This alternative most closely resembles Alternative C that was presented during the May 2019 open house, but with refinements.

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