A sidewalk on Capital Blvd

Transit, Streets, and Sidewalks

Capital Boulevard Sidewalks

New sidewalks being built north of I-440 interchange

This project will install sidewalks, update curb ramps and provide signalized pedestrian crossings on the west side Capital Boulevard from south of Highwoods Avenue, near the control of access for I-440, north to a new transit shelter south of Brentwood Avenue, and along the east side from existing sidewalk on Appliance Court north to existing sidewalk at Westinghouse Boulevard.

Project Details

 
Type:
Sidewalks
Project Lead:
Roadway Design & Construction

Contact

 

Reuben Moore, PE
Project Manager

919-996-4171

Lead Department:
Engineering Services
Service Unit:
Roadway Design and Construction

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Design

Design plans for the project are 90 percent complete.

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Right of Way Acquisition

The engineer has been making minor revisions to Exhibits and Plans during the right-of-way acquisition phase.    
We expect that Real Estate will complete most of right-of-way and easement acquisition by fall 2020.

Next Steps

 

We are scheduled to advertise for construction contracts in late-fall 2020.

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

History

This is a Capital Improvement Project (CIP). Sidewalks are selected based on a prioritization methodology that includes the City’s Pedestrian Plan, pedestrian crashes, street classification, household income, speed limit, age of population, density and proximity to parks, schools, government facilities, shopping, bus stops, libraries, hospitals, museums and sports facilities. 

Design work started on this project in 2015 but was put on hold in 2016 for lack of funds. Funding for this project was made possible as a result of the 2013 and 2017 Bond.

Schedule

Winter = January - March, Spring = April - June, Summer = July - September, Fall = October - December
Date Activity
Late Fall 2020 Advertise for Construction Bids
Winter 2021 Award Construction Bid
Late Summer 2022 Complete Construction

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