Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Crews close city's shortest street, new lighting will be better
City workers were busy on Mill Street Tuesday. Below the street is very dim at night with the current lighting.
ast year, Chilliwack City Hall decided it was time to spend some of the budget on an upgrade for the city's most abbreviated street.
So, City staff consulted extensively with store owners who ultimately came
up with the design through a voting scheme which gave them multiple choice
Checking council's agenda package, it appears Popove was correct and the
project completion date is April.
David Blain, Director of Planning and Engineering for the City of Chilliwack told the Voice in an e-mail on Wednesday that the lighting will be better once the upgrade is complete.
"The Mill Street project will replace the existing three lights with five
lights," wrote Blain. "They will also have upgraded luminaires (lights)
which will provide better overall lighting per stand."
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Below, a City of Chilliwack rendition of how the street will appear in April.