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westerly, Rhode island

CORRIDOR STUDY

This page will be transferred to the Town of Westerly website by the end of the year and will no longer be in use. Please visit www.westerlyri.gov for future updates.

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

 

STEPS IN THE PROCESS

The study involved the following steps and was completed in fall of 2022.

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