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Grand Avenue Vision Project Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Continued


Why is the project done in phases?

The Grand Avenue Vision Plan was intended to be constructed in phases as funding becomes available. The City received a Smart Growth Incentive Grant from SANDAG which was sufficient to construct Phase I. Recently, the City Council authorized $5 million in American Recovery Plan funding for the design and construction of Phase II of the Grand Vision Plan.

What days/times is construction taking place?

At this time, construction is substantially completed for phase I. Construction was performed Monday- Friday and some work was performed at night time to minimize disruption to the businesses.

When do I need to do what?

At this time, no further action is required from businesses on Grand Avenue. Impacted businesses were asked to remove their outdoor dining areas by January 6, 2022. For businesses with a yellow dot in front of their business,10 feet of clearance was required in all directions for light post foundations.

Will the new light posts have banner brackets?

Yes, and they can also support hanging baskets for plants.

Will the trees, and succulents be located on a different part of the median?

The Crape Myrtle trees were replanted at the northwest corner of Cleveland and Conway.

How do I stay in tune with this project?

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How was the design decisions made?

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