Streets

Fund street and intersection projects, upgrades to traffic control system, improved Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) infrastructure, measures to improve walkability and pedestrian safety, and repairs and construction of bridges, sidewalks and bikeways.

$102.7 million on the 2020 ballot for the following upgrades and improvements:

Univ. Pointe Bridge

Congestion Mitigation

Projects intended to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow in University City, Steele Creek and South Charlotte areas.

Northeast Corridor Infrastructure (NECI)

A collection of projects selected to improve pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist access to the CATS Blue Line Extension. These investments also make connections to other community assets like the Cross Charlotte Trail, Mecklenburg County greenway system, UNC Charlotte, NoDa and the Applied Innovation Corridor.

Bryant Farms Road

Extend Bryan Farms Road from Elm Lane to Rea Road to provide a critical east/west connection in the Ballantyne area.

Sidewalks and Pedestrian Safety

Construct new sidewalks, connect sidewalk gaps, and install pedestrian crossings and signals.

Bicycle Facilities

Expand the bicycle network in Charlotte and strengthening sidewalk and bikeway connections in the Independence Boulevard corridor.

Idlewild Road/Monroe Road

New turn lanes, updated signal timing, buffered bicycle lanes and a new multi-use path, as well as a streetscape project to create a pedestrian-oriented and mixed-use development corridor along Monroe Road from North Wendover Road to Easton Road. Improvements include wider sidewalks, planting strips, accessibility ramps, enhanced bus stop locations and improved neighborhood accessibility.

Pavement Repair, Traffic Control, Transportation Safety and Bridges

  • Resurface streets
  • Upgrade traffic signal system
  • Upgrade traffic control devices
  • Repair and replace bridges
  • Construct ADA improvements

 

To learn more about the City of Charlotte’s Capital Investment Plan and bonds projects, please, click here.

To view a PDF of estimated cost per project, please click here.

Bonds Discussion: Streets

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