Trail work in south Fayetteville will soon kick into high gear, thanks in part to nearly $1 million in grants from the Walton Family Foundation.
A new traffic signal was recently activated on School Avenue, marking the completion of the half-mile extension to Frisco Trail in south Fayetteville.
Crews next week will install the last of three bridges before concrete is poured in a few remaining sections along the unpaved pathway.
Traffic on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard was recently reduced from five to two lanes as part of a tunnel construction project in south Fayetteville.
Cyclists and joggers will soon be able to cross Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard by way of a 100-foot-long tunnel.
With so much support already in the bag, it should come as no surprise that the Fayetteville Street Committee voted unanimously Tuesday evening to build a tunnel under Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
The Fayetteville City Council’s Street Committee is set to make two major decisions during its regular meeting Tuesday evening.
It’s now up to the City Council’s Street Committee to make a final decision during its next regular meeting on Aug. 28.
The meeting was scheduled to take place at 12 p.m. on the front porch meeting area of the Lake Fayetteville marina. The group was set to discuss the Frisco Trail southern extension project.
It looks like a nearly 120-foot-long lighted tunnel will be how Frisco Trail users get from one side of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to the other.
With a Frisco Trail southern extension on the horizon, city officials are asking residents to help decide the best way for trail users to cross Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Residents are invited to stop by to see the conceptual trail plans and examples of possible street crossing methods, provide input, and to visit with representatives from the city and the project’s design consultant.
Following a brief discussion, trails coordinator Matt Mihalevich led a walking tour of the proposed route which took the group through parking lots, areas of thick brush and a construction site along near School Avenue.
A public discussion regarding the upcoming Frisco Trail extension is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 30.
The City Council approved a design contract Tuesday night with Garver, LLC for a southern extension of Frisco Trail which would stretch a half mile from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Walker Park.