South Tryon Street Sidewalk
NCDOT TIP # C-5542
Project Type: Sidewalk Construction
Affected Counties: Mecklenburg
Estimated Cost: $ 2,145,000
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) plan to construct a new sidewalk along South Tryon Street in southwest Charlotte – not far from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
The nearly one-mile section in question begins at the intersection of Tryon and Nations Ford Road, near the Billy Graham Parkway, and continues southwest ending at the intersection of Tryon and Queen Anne Road.
Supporters believe this project will improve the safety of pedestrians by filling many gaps of the sidewalk network in the area.
However, some are concerned about the potential impacts on the area’s infrastructure. In Charlotte, this project and other expansions will be affecting business, land, and home owners.
- The Charlotte Observer: “Pedestrians Beware: Charlotte ranks among the worst in the US for walking“
- WCNC: “City of Charlotte launches sidewalk campaign”
- Right-of-way Acquisition: 2015
- Start Construction: 2015
- Project Completed: TBD
A total of 30 parcels of land will be affected by this project. Currently the DOT has set aside $570,000 for right-of-way takings, which are in progress. However, construction has been delayed from to FY 15 to allow for additional planning time.
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