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Posted on: March 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] New Franklin Boulevard Design to be Revealed at Open House

To implement Eugene’s vision for an updated Franklin Boulevard, people are invited to an open house to come see the preferred design alternative for the corridor and then weigh in on the design.

Open House

  • Date: Tuesday, March 10
  • Time: 3:30-6:30 p.m. 
  • Location: Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E. 13th Ave.
  • Additional details: The Open House is a child-friendly event. Light refreshments will be provided.

Planning for the Franklin Boulevard Transformation project began in January 2019, with the goal to improve Franklin Boulevard from Alder Street to Interstate-5, including Garden Avenue. It aims to transform Franklin Boulevard from an auto-focused state highway into a pleasant, multi-modal, urban corridor that is safe for all people, including those who walk, bike, roll, take the bus and drive.

Since then, staff has engaged with the community through multiple public involvement activities, including two workshops, online surveys and meetings with interested parties. Through public input and professional analysis, the three corridor alternatives that were shared in May 2019 have been evaluated and revised into one preferred design alternative, which will be shared at the Open House.

Online Open House

There will also be an online open house available at Engage Eugene, starting Wednesday, March. To sign up for project e-updates, or for more information, visit the project website.

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