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route one
westerly, Rhode island

CORRIDOR STUDY

Welcome to the Route One Corridor Study. The Town of Westerly is in the process of developing a plan to revitalize the Route One Corridor. The overall goal of the study is to encourage the type of development that improves functionality and reflects Westerly’s character and charm.

PROJECT MESSAGE BOARD

 

STEPS IN THE PROCESS

The study is expected to involve the following steps and be completed by fall.

Timeline Graphic
 

AREAS OF STUDY

TRAVEL

Public safety, ease of travel, ADA compliance, public transit and non-auto methods of travel, direction-finding and clarity of the landscape

Wellness Shop

ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT

Market opportunities and challenges for the Corridor and how the Town and its partners can spur new investment, create and maintain jobs, and build a year round economy

City Workers Sewerage

INFRASTRUCTURE

Assessing roadways, water, wastewater, broadband, and other components that support development 

Botanical Garden

AESTHETICS

Architecture and building practices, landscaping, lighting, signage for development and for wayfinding, making connections to the beach and the downtown cultural center

Housing Development

HOUSING

Housing of different types and sizes for people scaling up or scaling down, services that complement residential uses, access to shopping, travelways, and destinations

We created this website so that you can:

 

  • Keep track of the status of the project and upcoming opportunities (See the study timeline and “status update window” for more information.)

  • Explore what’s planned as part of the project related to improvements. (See the “Explore” tab and “Areas of Study” buttons at the bottom of this home page.)

  • View mapping that has been completed for the corridor (see the “Illustrations” tab).

  • Engage on the project and provide us with feedback. (See the “Engage” page for more information.)

This project is an action from the Westerly Comprehensive Plan