July 17th, 2017 by

PHOTOS: Phase 3A underway


The sign for Bridge Street has been taken down for work on the downtown revitalization (Photo: Tim Durkin/ Quinte News)

The final phase of work on the downtown revitalization got underway Monday morning

The ground-breaking for work on Phase 3A began, with a sod turning at Bridge Street and Front around 10:00 a.m.

Bridge Street East between Pinnacle and Front Street (Photo: Tim Durkin/ Quinte News)


Mayor Taso Christopher says they are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Taso Christopher


Crew members attempt to knock out bolts from the Front Street sidewalk (Photo: Tim Durkin/ Quinte News)


Corcoran Project Manager Kyle Corcoran says the underground work is the main priority.

Kyle Corcoran

Mayor Taso Christopher (shovel), council members, staff and contractors at the sod turning for Phase 3A of the downtown Belleville revitalization (Photo: Tim Durkin/ Quinte News)


Manager of Engineering Ray Ford says the area will undergo a complete reconstruction.

Ray Ford

Crews work around Century Place in downtown Belleville (Photo: Tim Durkin/ Quinte News)


Bridge East between Pinnacle and Front will be closed to vehicle traffic.Bridge is also closed westbound from Front to Coleman.

Northbound traffic on Front Street will also be shut down through the Bridge Street intersection.

Bridge Street East, west of Pinnacle Street is closed (Photo: Tim Durkin/ Quinte News)