Friday, June 1, 2018

June Newsletter ~ The PEDLAR Team Update

Addressing The Traffic Issue In Grand Bend

The Municipality of Lambton Shores, in cooperation with the Provincial Ministry of Transportation, initiated a Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) process in July 2016 to consider alternatives to address ongoing traffic congestion along the Ontario Street corridor through Grand Bend (see map for location). Since initiating the review, the study has considered a range of alternatives to address the traffic problem including, i) Alternatives associated with widening the bridge at Parkhill Creek to accommodate more traffic lanes, ii) an examination of various lane configurations and road widenings to optimize traffic flow through the corridor, including the addition of bike lanes, and iii) other traffic issues such as signal light optimization and pedestrian cross-walk locations.
Public consultation is a key component of this study. A Public Information Centre has therefore been scheduled to update residents and project stakeholders on the status of study investigations and to receive input from interested parties on the Preliminary Preferred Alternatives selected to address the traffic congestion problem. Details of the Public Information Centre are as follows:
Date: Monday June 4, 2018
Time: 3 pm – 5 pm and 7 pm – 9 pm.
Location: Grand Bend Legion, 20 Municipal Drive, Grand Bend
Following the meeting, input into the Class EA will be accepted until July 6, 2018. Comments collected in conjunction with this Class EA Schedule ‘C’ process will be maintained on file for use during the project and may be included in project documentation.


11 Gorgeous Beaches You
Can Day Trip To From Toronto

For all our Toronto and GTA readers: Grand Bend made the list which was no surprise to us!! With a great beach house that offers snacks and bathrooms, a splash pad for the kids, volleyball nets, band shell that offers performances Wednesday and Sunday nights through out the summer, great selection of restaurants and clothing stores, and so much more. I forgot to mention our massive public beach that is 'Blue Flag' certified and has space for everyone to enjoy. Not to mention Grand Bend is a haven for boaters to travel to and dock for the night or simply refuel and grab a delicious bite to eat.

Here is the link to the article if you would like to see what other beaches made the list:

Parking On Main Street In Grand Bend

Parking rules in Grand Bend have always been an issue of concern for those who are visiting the area. Here are the rules for 2018: Parking on main street in Grand Bend is restricted to a maximum of two hours at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Parking is free after 6 p.m. and before 10 a.m. on holidays and weekends. Weekdays are free after 5 p.m. and before 12 p.m. (Noon)

During the off season, October to early May there is no user fees for parking in Grand Bend.


 Support Your Local
Grand Bend Optimist Club
And Come To Beachfest

Mark your calendars for a very special event held by the Grand Bend Optimist Club on the Main Beach in Grand Bend. Sample local craft beer, ciders and wine. Delicious food offerings from local establishments. Entertainment throughout the day on the Grand Bend Beach Rotary stage. Event will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 from Noon till 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and will be $25 at the door. For tickets go to:

Summer Sunset Sounds 2018

The Summer Sunset Sounds series is back in Grand Bend. Starting July 4th and running every sunday unless holiday weekend. These concerts are held at the Rotary Bandshell down at the beach at the end of the main strip. These concerts are a great way to wind down after a weekend of fun with family and friends. A lot of work and dedication goes into this musical series so come on out and show your support!! You can find the list of musical guests and dates below. See you all there.

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Durand Subdivision
Gorgeous Lakefront
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Port Franks
Close To Beach
All Renovated In 2005
Beautifully Landscaped
Heated Double Garage

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1 Commercial Unit
Located On Main Street
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