Downtown's Next Step

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What is the future vision for Downtown Durango?

Downtown Durango’s Main Avenue has experienced a variety of changes over time, especially this past year. Downtown’s Next Step is reinvigorating community conversations regarding the future look and feel of downtown, specifically along Main Avenue between 5th and 14th streets. In response to these conversations, the City of Durango is seeking community input to shape a renewed vision for thriving, inclusive and accessible downtown spaces.


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The Community Development Department will lead phase one of the project, which will engage the public in conversations about the re-design of the streetscape and public spaces along Main Avenue. Conceptual designs for changes and improvements will be created through this collaborative process. This effort will consider all the elements of Main Avenue from building face to building face, including patios, sidewalks, street trees and other landscaping, bicycle facilities, vehicle lanes, parking, crosswalks, and more. Phase one is expected to be completed in early 2022. The Transportation Department will lead phase two using the conceptual designs, input and vision statement from phase one to create more-detailed design plans for construction.