Public meeting Dec. 9 for Pac Ave streetscape project

The City of Tacoma is holding a Public Charrette for the Pacific Avenue Streetscape Project and would like feedback. The public is invited to provide input and comment on conceptual designs completed for the Pacific Avenue Streetscape Project. The event will be held Thurs., Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave. Phase One of the project will improve the right-of-way from 7th Street to 17th Street and provide a streetscape design that complements the completed Pacific Avenue streetscape from 17th Street to 21st Street. The project will incorporate innovative stormwater management design, complete streets concepts, multimodal transportation and wayfinding. The new streetscape will also be designed to attract and encourage new business in downtown Tacoma. If you would like more detailed information on this meeting, contact Sue O’Neill at or (253) 591-5789. Anyone wanting to submit written comments may do so no later than 5 p.m., Dec. 10, 2010 to Sue O’Neill, Asst. Division Manager, PW Engineering, 747 Market Street, Room 544, Tacoma, WA 98402.