Heather Stewart and Paul R. Messinger
“99th Street Is Open Again: Celebrate! Mourn!”
—Todd Babiak, Edmonton Journal (2011)1
Context and Catalyst
The Scona Road Widening and 99th Street Rehabilitation project of Spring 2011 to Spring 2013 was planned as a rehabilitation activity only. For this type of rehabilitation project, where no substantive changes are being made, the planning assessment does not call for a public-involvement plan (PIP). The key outreach activity for rehabilitation is to inform the public of the project timeline, any road closures, and traffic disruptions that are required for the project to move forward. This was accomplished in a public meeting in January 2011. According to an Edmonton ...