Downtown Gilroy Streetscape
Type: Design Surveys/Mapping
Location: Gilroy CA
Client: City of Gilroy
The Downtown Gilroy Streetscape Project beautified Monterey Street, as well as improved traffic circulation and pedestrian safety. This project was an important step in launching the City of Gilroy Downtown Specific Plan. RJA provided the following surveying and planning services for this important revitalization of Gilroy’s downtown retail and residential area:
Supplemental Ground Surveys: RJA’s services included establishing horizontal and vertical control; performing detailed street cross-sections; locating of existing utility appurtenances, USA paint markings, tree wells, street furniture; identifying and locating access points to the businesses’ buildings and other critical conforms in the redesign of downtown streets.
Planning Graphics: RJA also prepared conceptual design graphics including virtual 3D animated presentations for community meetings and the City Council meetings to promote the vision of the Gilroy Downtown Revitalization Project.
The new downtown area along Monterey Street is home to a wide variety of restaurants and cafes, boutique shops and other local businesses. The greatly improved traffic flow, pedestrian safety and beauty all contribute to the vitality of Gilroy’s downtown.