Public meeting on bridge draws crowd

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Illustration courtesy Reynolds Ash + Associates The Springs Partners LLC unveils a new sketch plan for the 27-acre Springs Village development, assuming construction of the proposed 5th Street bridge. On behalf of the developers, Matt Mees made a presentation at last Thursday’s public meeting. Without a bridge, less of the downtown development would be devoted to commercial property and more to residential property. Mees explained that if a bridge is built, construction of a new 100-room hotel, including a conference center, is anticipated.
Illustration courtesy Reynolds Ash + Associates
The Springs Partners LLC unveils a new sketch plan for the 27-acre Springs Village development, assuming construction of the proposed 5th Street bridge. On behalf of the developers, Matt Mees made a presentation at last Thursday’s public meeting. Without a bridge, less of the downtown development would be devoted to commercial property and more to residential property. Mees explained that if a bridge is built, construction of a new 100-room hotel, including a conference center, is anticipated.

By Jim Garrett
Staff Writer

The Pagosa Springs Town Council’s public work session last Thursday held to discuss the proposed bridge over the San Juan River at 5th Street from U.S. 160 attracted a standing-room-only crowd to the south conference room of the Ross Aragon Community Center.

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