With the arrival of Edgewater Mall and the exodus of anchor stores to the climate controlled mall, the city in the 1970s, not unlike other communities across the country, attempted to transform downtown into an outdoor mall, closing many streets in favor of pedestrian traffic.
Weekend preview, council, Biloxi Shuckers Weekend preview: During the Biloxi Chamber breakfast with the Mayor a couple of weeks ago, the audience of 150 applauded when Gilich announced that a construction contract had been awarded for the Howard Avenue work.
Play ball: The 45-day job to repair the Hurricane Nate-damaged Lighthouse Pier and three other city piers is scheduled to begin by the middle of May and be completed by the end of June.
This week, the city accepted two bid packages: City Council meeting: The idea to restore two-way traffic in the four-block section had been discussed for decades, but never materialized. For Gilich, restoring Howard Avenue is a linchpin in the effort to revitalize downtown Biloxi.
The city piers were damaged in Hurricane Nate in October, and since that time the city has worked to create scopes of work and bid packages to meet guidelines of FEMA and other federal agencies, to ensure the city receives federal reimbursement for the work.
Holloway administration the roadway saw one-way traffic restored on a roadbed that was more akin to a driveway instead of a city street.
City contractors on Monday morning, weather permitting, will begin applying striping to the newly revamped parking area at the Lighthouse Pier. The project to restore downtown Howard Avenue kicks off Monday at 11 a. See the list of city harbors and piers.
Borries, a firm that specializes in marine work, was the apparent low bidder on both jobs: Striping at Lighthouse Pier parking lot: In the A. Weekend preview: To see more about the Biloxi Shuckers, click here. Howard Avenue project to begin next week April 6, 2018. Coast contractor J.
Skip to content. To see more about the Biloxi City Council, click here. Things are happening. Said Phelan: Uniform sidewalks also will be in place on Howard, along with curbside parking.
While the final product will be something the city and its citizens can be proud of, it will be challenging to maintain access to existing businesses and we appreciate their cooperation as we work through this project as quickly as possible. To see the Biloxi Community Calendar, click here.