Downtown Project

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The “Heart” of our City is McCall’s Downtown. Its the gathering place for the community and a sense of arrival for visitors. The first glimpse of Payette Lake when entering Downtown McCall leaves a lasting impression on anyone who has visited. The Downtown Project aims to increase the energy of the area and create a vibrant and attractive destination for both residents and visitors. This project will transform our  Downtown into a symbol of pride for the community and establish McCall’s identity. Restoring McCall’s Downtown is an important economic catalyst for attracting new businesses, residents, and visitors to McCall.

The current dilapidated condition of Downtown McCall roads display the need to rebuild. The Streets L.O.T. has provided a financial solution to repair an important reflection of McCall’s overall character. City of McCall remains focused on maintaining and improving the physical and economic aspects of Downtown McCall for visitors, residents and the business community.

Damaged Street Picture

Damaged Corner Lenora Street Picture

Damaged Street Lenora
Park Street / 2nd Street
 Looking West
2nd Street
 on the NW Corner of Lenora
2nd Street Looking North
 in front of Albertson's Market

2nd Street Existing       2nd Street Proposed

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Over the next four years McCall’s Downtown will get a complete facelift. Over the course of shorter construction phases, crews will aim to keep impacts to a minimum and utilize our short summer construction window.Downtown Improvements.png

2nd Street
The center of downtown and therefore calls for a unique design. Including special pavement treatments and rolled curbs will create an area for public gathering events.

Lenora, Park & 1st  Street*
These typical streets with low speeds, short blocks, and relatively low traffic volumes provide important pedestrian connections to the Downtown, parking and the Lakefront.

Veteran’s Alley
This important utility corridor will see overhead utility lines converted to underground as well as water, sewer and stormwater improvements. The alley will also be paved 100%.

*May take additional time to complete based on funding sources.

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Sidewalk access will be open to all businesses and all businesses will be open according to their regular business hours. Signs will be posted to direct traffic.

Bus TransportationTreasure Valley Transit Red Line will be running offering free transport for those who need assistance getting around. Contact them at (208) 634-0003.
Find Parking

On-street parking will be limited due to road shut downs. Please use public lots that allow free multiple vehicle parking.


Draw2AA0.pngThe Downtown Reconstruction Project uses Streets Local Option Tax dollars to restore streets.  These streets were allocated as a part of the McCall Improvement Plan as well as detailed for future growth in the Downtown Master Plan.

Underground infrastructure is being paid for by Streets Local Option Tax,  McCall Water Department, McCall Franchise Utility Fund, Payette Lakes Recreational Water and Sewer District, Idaho Power, Frontier Communications and Cable One.

Conceptual Drawing

View a conceptual draft of what the future of the Downtown in McCall could look like.




Project Leader
Nathan Stewart, Public Works Director
(208) 634-8943 Desk
(208) 315-3304  Cellular