Fanshawe Park Road and Richmond Street Intersection Improvements Project
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Fanshawe Park Road and Richmond Street is a busy intersection that transports many Londoners every day. To help improve safety for all road users, the City of London will be reconstructing the Fanshawe Park Road and Richmond Street intersection. The project will include a wider sidewalks, in-boulevard bike paths, improved transit connectivity, and traffic improvements for motorists.
As part of this work, the City will also be upgrading sewers and watermains to increase the quality and reliability of infrastructure in the area.
This construction project is consistent with the recommendations of the Fanshawe Park Road and Richmond Street Environmental Assessment.
The above map shows the project limits. The City will be reconstructing Fanshawe Park Road between the east and west legs of North Centre Road, and Richmond Street between Jacksway Crescent and the north leg of North Centre Road.
Streetscape elements to be installed include:
As part of this work, the City will reconfigure the turning lanes at the intersection of Fanshawe Park Road and Richmond Street to improve the operation of the intersection. The work will also remove the existing dedicated right-turn islands to improve pedestrian safety.
Underground infrastructure work will consist of:
Ahead of this project, the City will complete the following work:
Necessary work in advance of next year’s construction will start in summer 2021 and is anticipated to end in fall 2021.
Construction is expected to start in spring 2023 and take approximately one year to complete. Some minor finishing work may also occur in 2024.