Brandonites offer more input on span plan – Manitoba News

Brandonites offer more input on span plan – Manitoba News



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City engineer Patrick Pulak, left, speaks with north end resident Maria Baran, while Andrew Mok looks on, during a public engagement session about the planned active transportation corridor to replace the soon-to-be demolished Eighth Street bridge.

There is an agreement the new pedestrian span replacing the Eighth Street bridge in Brandon should be safe and accessible — that is, if people believe the bridge should be demolished at all.

Following a public consultation last month that derailed from visualizing what a new pedestrian bridge could look like to railing against council’s decision to take down the bridge, public input was again heard on Saturday at the North End Community Centre.

Sam van Huizen, a community planner with the City of Brandon, speaks to a resident at a public engagement session about the planned active transportation corridor to replace the soon-to-be demolished Eighth Street bridge.


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Sam van Huizen, a community planner with the City of Brandon, speaks to a resident at a public engagement session about the planned active transportation corridor to replace the soon-to-be demolished Eighth Street bridge.
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This time, however, a formal forum with a city official answering everyone’s questions was not held, so conversation was…



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