Phase 2 of Victoria Avenue work approved

From the Niagara Falls Review: A section of Victoria Avenue will undergo a $6.8-million road reconstruction and streetscaping. Niagara Falls city council awarded the contract to Rankin Construction during its recent meeting. The second of a proposed five-phase plan will include full road reconstruction and decorative streetscaping on Victoria Avenue from the limit of phase…

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Next phase of Victoria Avenue work before council

From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Falls city council will consider awarding a $6.8-million contract to complete the second phase of a road reconstruction and streetscaping project along Victoria Avenue. Staff is scheduled to present a report to politicians Tuesday recommending the lowest bidder, Rankin Construction, do the work. The report also recommends staff appoint…

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More Niagara Speedway go-kart track railings and netting

Based on the traffic I’ve gotten for some of my Niagara Speedway posts, it seems that many people are anxious to get more details about the go-kart track. I’m sorry to say that I have no information. There are no signs up and no indication of when it will open. All I can say is…

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Niagara Speedway go-kart track progress update

Now that many of the new operations on Clifton Hill/Victoria Avenue are open, I guess the next big thing is going to be the Niagara Speedway go-kart track. There used to be banners up on the fencing that showed that it was a go-kart track, but now it is just blank. I’ve actually had a…

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Walking Tour of new food outlets and attractions on Clifton Hill

On Saturday I walked along Victoria Avenue and then into the new Clifton Hill Courtyard to show the work that has been done. As I mention in the video, it is hard to believe there used to be a hotel there! Anyway, if you haven’t had a chance to come down to the Falls yet,…

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Niagara Speedway go-kart track spiral progress

I think it is safe to say that one of the most anticipated attractions in Niagara Falls for quite some time is the Niagara Speedway that will be opening at the corner of Clifton Hill and Victoria Avenue (behind Kelsey’s). The track is supposed to open this year, but no firm date has been announced….

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Engineering for Victoria Avenue work approved

From the Niagara Falls Review: The city is moving ahead with planning for phase two of the streetscape revitalization along Victoria Avenue. Council approved $365,000 for engineering design work for the next phase, and city staff will prepare construction cost estimates for council’s consideration in the 2017 budget. The first phase — a $3.8-million revitalization…

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Victoria Avenue work requires extra $230K

From the Niagara Falls Review: Council approved an additional $230,000 to complete the first phase of a streetscape project along Victoria Avenue. The extra expense will come out of the city’s capital holding reserve fund and will address unanticipated intersection work, as well as additional consultant services. Earlier this year, council entered into a cost-sharing…

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