The City of North Bend is inviting the community to an Open House about its proposed Downtown Plaza project on Wednesday, May 24th at 6PM at the Mt Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave.
The Open House provides an opportunity for the public to find out more about the project, ask questions and provide comments or concerns.
According to a press release, the goal of the project is to help stimulate the economic core of downtown North Bend by upgrading the aging public infrastructure and creating an attractive and safe environment to shop, dine and gather. The city says the investment into the downtown revitalization will help provide an attractive atmosphere for citizens and tourists to do business.
Starting this year, the downtown area in the Main Street and North Bend Way intersection will get a facelift thanks to a $1.3 million Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) grant. The project includes massive sidewalk improvements between Ballarat and Bendigo, new storm drainage collection and conveyance systems, new street furniture and other “great walkability features.” The design also incorporates a decorative river pattern into the concrete.