The Bend includes the area north of 12th Avenue between 1st Street and 7th Street. This area involves two projects – streetscaping of the existing roadways and the extension of Bend Boulevard.
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Improve multimodal connections with access to public transit, a new Channel Cat dock, bike and pedestrian routes, and connections to the Great River Trail along the Mississippi River
Construct new sidewalks and paths to better connect pedestrians and bicyclists from 12th Avenue to the river, the Rust Belt, and amenities at The Bend
Add streetscaping and install new wayfinding signs to create better continuity with the Greater Downtown area
Bend Boulevard Extension - Proposed Improvements
Extend Bend Boulevard from Mississippi Parkway to 7th Street, facilitating future developments within the area
Construct new sidewalks and paths with streetscaping and street lighting to create a welcoming place for visitors to explore
Continue streetscaping improvements to allow safe access for pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles