Marina Boulevard makeover underway

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV
Marina Boulevard makeover underway

Marina Boulevard in the city’s north end is getting a major makeover.

A number of large trees along the street will be taken down to make way for the Bears Creek Flood Reduction Bypass Project. A year ago, the city received $2-million from the province to install high capacity relief sewers along Marina Boulevard from Hilliard Street to Bears Creek.

It includes a new storm sewer system, gutter, and sidewalks.

A few residents expressed disappointment with the work, but Coun. Andrew Beamer said the trees needed to bth-06-vo-marina-blvd-trees2-mxf-00_00_27_10-still001e removed in order to install the underground infrastructure. There will be an extensive replanting plan after the construction is finished. The road is closed for local traffic only.

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