Streets

Fund street and intersection projects, continued development of the Cross Charlotte Trail, upgrades to traffic control system, measure to improve pedestrian safety, and repairs and construction of bridges, sideways and bikeways.

$118.08 million on the 2018 ballot for the following upgrades and improvements.

 

Airport/West Corridor ($8.52 million)

  • Dixie Berryhill area roads: extend New Garrison Road to support and promote economic development around the Airport Intermodal Facility

East/Southeast Corridor ($5 million)

  • Monroe Road streetscape (from Briar Creek to Sharon Amity Road) to create pedestrian-oriented and mixed-use development corridor
  • Independence-area sidewalk and bikeway improvements

Northeast Corridor ($50.76 million)

I-85 North Bridge connecting Research Drive to J.W. Clay Boulevard

Northeast Corridor Infrastructure (NECI)
A collection of projects selected to improve pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist access to the CATS Blue Line Extension as well as add station area plans for broader connections to other community investments like Cross Charlotte Trail and Mecklenburg greenway system

Applied Innovation Corridor
Infrastructure investments in the North Graham Street and Statesville Road area

Cross Charlotte Trail ($5 million)

Advancement toward the development of the multi-use trail spanning Mecklenburg – from the City of Pineville, through Center City and on to the UNC Charlotte campus and Cabarrus County line. The trail will connect Mecklenburg County’s system of greenways, making it one of the longest urban trailways in the Carolinas at 30+ miles. This advancement would allow the city to continue design, land acquisition and construction for the city-funded connections. For more information about the XCLT, click here.

Road/Infrastructure Projects ($48.8 million)

Sidewalks and Pedestrian Safety – implementing projects in the Charlotte WALKS pedestrian plan to construct 10 to 12 miles of new sidewalks and 15 pedestrian crossings each year

Bicycle Travel – implementing projects in the Charlotte BIKES plan to construct at least 10 miles of new bikeways each year

Road and Intersection Projects

  • Bryant Farms Road extension from Elm Lane to Rea Road
  • McKee Road/Providence Road intersection

Traffic Control, Transportation Safety and Bridges

  • Upgrade traffic signal system coordination
  • Upgrade traffic control devices
  • Transportation safety – Vision Zero Action Plan
  • Repair and replace bridges

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