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Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesNoParkwood Plaza study9/14/2021General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

Grand opening! Join the City of Charlotte for the official grand opening of the Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

RIBBON CUTTING AND COMMUNITY BIKE RIDE
Friday, Oct. 8 |  2-4 p.m.
Belmont Neighborhood Center
700 Parkwood Avenue | Charlotte, NC 28205

The City of Charlotte invites you to join us in celebrating the opening of the Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes Project. This project provides a separated, buffered bike lane along Parkwood Avenue between North Davidson Street and The Plaza, adding to the city's expanding bike network.

Join for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m., followed by a 3-mile communty bike ride. Staff will follow all covid safety protocols for this event.

Questions? Please contact Will Washam, Charlotte Department of Transportation, at william. washam@charlottenc.gov or 704-578-7264.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Community bike ride map - starts and ends at Belmont Center


9/14/2021 11:06 AM9/15/2021 11:30 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0CompletedCompleted1813
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study5/31/2018General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

​An open house took place on May 31, 2018 to share information about four projects in the Parkwood and The Plaza corridors:

The goals of these projects are to improve travel conditions for vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users. The project teams shared design concepts and renderings, collected feedback and answered residents' questions. ​

5/31/2018 2:21 PM9/14/2021 11:30 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed556
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study1/18/2018General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

​Survey work is being conducted in the project area and is expected to be complete in early February 2018. The project will then move into the design phase, during which the project team creates specifications for constructing the improvement option selected in the planning phase. The full project schedule will be updated on this web page at the start of the design phase.

1/18/2018 3:42 PM9/14/2021 11:30 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed399
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study5/1/2018General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes
Design for this project continues. The project team will host a public meeting on May 31, 2018 at the Belmont Center (700 Parkwood Avenue) from 6 to 8 p.m. Residents can drop in anytime to learn more about this and other projects along the Parkwood and Plaza corridors.
5/14/2018 3:03 PM9/14/2021 11:30 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed516
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study8/22/2018General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

​Design continues on this project and 50 percent design are complete. The vertical elements that will be placed in the buffered bike lanes, such as tubular markers, reflective paddles (similar to what is used on the nose of a pedestrian refuge island) or reflective raised ceramic channel markers, are currently being evaluated and a final treatment will be determined soon.

8/22/2018 2:10 PM9/14/2021 11:30 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed616
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study10/7/2019General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

​The final design plan review is underway. Real estate acquisition is 75 percent complete and the project is expected to start construction the fall of 2020.

10/7/2019 1:13 PM9/14/2021 11:30 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1043
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study2/12/2020General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

​Real estate acquisition is complete and the project team is preparing the project for the bid phase. During this phase, the City uses a competitive bidding process to procure the services of contractors to build the project. By state law, the lowest responsible bidder is awarded the construction contract. Construction is expected to start by late 2020.

2/12/2020 11:26 AM9/14/2021 11:30 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1168
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study6/16/2020General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

​This project is currently in the bid phase. During this phase, the city uses a competitive process to procure the services of a contractor to build the project. By state law, the construction is awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. Construction is expected to start in late 2020.

6/16/2020 2:32 PM9/14/2021 11:29 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1312
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study10/6/2020General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

This project is now in the construction phase. Construction will start at the intersection of North Davidson Street and Parkwood Avenue, near the Belmont Center, and will progress eastward along the project limits. To learn more about what to expect during construction, visit the Construction FAQs web page.

10/6/2020 3:53 PM9/14/2021 11:29 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1446
  
Parkwood Avenue Separated Bike LanesYesParkwood Plaza study3/26/2021General ServicesParkwood Avenue Separated Bike Lanes

​Construction continues for this project and is expected to be complete in late 2021. Work is ongoing at the intersection of The Plaza and Parkwood Avenue. Proposed improvements that remain to be installed include media and concrete islands, asphalt resurfacing and new pavement markings.

3/26/2021 10:04 AM9/14/2021 11:29 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1636
  
Idlewild, Rama and Monroe intersectionYesEast/Southeast Corridor9/13/2021General ServicesIdlewild, Rama and Monroe intersection

INTERSECTION CLOSURE - LONG AVENUE & MONROE ROAD (Sept. 13-Oct. 4, 2021)

On Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, the Long Avenue and Monroe Road intersection will close for three weeks as Charlotte Water and its contractor, RH Price, begin construction on the Monroe Rd. portion of the Idlewild Road Water Supply project, which replaces the water pipe that runs along Monroe Road. During this time, Long Avenue will still be accessible from East Independence Boulevard and Connection Point Boulevard. Please observe all traffic signage while traveling in the area and plan commutes accordingly.

If you have any questions about this closure, please contact Amy Vershal, Senior Project Manager with Charlotte Water, at amy.vershal@charlottenc.gov or 704-336-1077. 


Charlotte Water Idlewild Traffic Map


9/13/2021 10:48 AM9/13/2021 11:00 AMWarren, Tabitha1.0CompletedCompleted1812
  
Water Transmission Mains Improvements & Repairs Progressive Design-Build ProjectYes9/10/2021WaterWater Transmission Mains Improvements & Repairs Progressive Design-Build Project

Water Transmission Mains Improvements and Repairs Progressive Design-Build Project Map

  • ​The project has now progressed to the intersection of Carmel and Pineville-Matthews Rd. and involves connecting the 30-inch diameter water main to the 16-inch diameter water main. This work will impact the high-traffic intersection for approximately two weeks. Please note the following traffic impacts for those traveling in the area:
    • All travel lanes (shown in red on map above) will be closed in both directions on Carmel Rd.
    • No right turns onto Carmel rd. for those traveling east on Pineville-Matthews Rd.
    • Carmel Commons Blvd. and Johnston Rd. are recommended as alternate routes if traveling in the area.
9/10/2021 2:55 PM9/10/2021 3:10 PMNicholson, Amy1.0CompletedCompleted1811
  
Idlewild Road Water Supply ProjectYes9/10/2021WaterIdlewild Road Water Supply Project

Charlotte Water Idlewild Traffic Map

  • On Monday, Sept. 13, the Long Ave. and Monroe Rd. intersection will close for three weeks as CLT Water and its contractor, RH Price, begin construction on the Monroe Rd. portion of the Idlewild project.
  • During this time, Long Ave. will still be accessible from E. Independence Blvd. and Connection Point Blvd.
  • Please observe all traffic signage while traveling in the area and plan commutes accordingly. 
9/10/2021 2:27 PM9/10/2021 2:29 PMNicholson, Amy1.0CompletedCompleted1810
  
Suttle Avenue Water Main Replacement ProjectYes9/10/2021WaterSuttle Avenue Water Main Replacement Project

​TRAFFIC ALERT:

  • Crews will continue the water main extension project into W Morehead Street at Suttle Avenue starting Monday, September 13 and lasting at least through Wednesday, September 15.   
  • W. Morehead Street at Suttle Avenue will reduce to one lane of traffic with flaggers to assist motorists.  The hours of the lane closure on W. Morehead Street are 9am to 4pm.
  • Suttle Avenue will be closed at W Morehead Street
  • Motorists of Suttle Avenue (between Isom St to W Morehead St) will detour using Isom St, Julian Price Pl to W. Morehead St as an alternate route.  The hours of the road closure for Suttle Ave are 8am-6pm and will open back up to regular traffic in the evenings. 
9/10/2021 12:53 PM9/10/2021 12:55 PMNicholson, Amy1.0CompletedCompleted1809
  
South Charlotte Reinvestment ProgramYesCIP program9/8/2021General ServicesSouth Charlotte Reinvestment Program

​SEPTEMBER 2021 UPDATE

Ardrey Kell  Road at Tom Short Road sidewalk - Utility relocations continue, and construction is expected to start later this month. The project includes new sidewalk on the north side of Ardrey Kell Road from Tom Short Road to the existing sidewalk west of Avaly Lane. New pedestrian signals, curb ramps and crosswalks will be installed on the north and east legs of the intersection of Ardrey Kell Road and Tom Short Road. Minimal roadway widening to extend the existing left turn lane at Tom Short Road, new curb & gutter and storm drainage are also included on the north side of Ardrey Kell Road east of Tom Short Road. 


9/8/2021 5:17 PM9/8/2021 5:19 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0CompletedCompleted1808
  
Beatties Ford Road/Sunset Road pedestrian improvementsYesCNIP - Sunset/Beatties Ford9/8/2021General ServicesBeatties Ford Road/Sunset Road pedestrian improvements

​Real estate acquisition continues for this project, which extends along Sunset Road from Day Lily Lane to Beatties Ford Road. Phase 1 will enter the bid phase in late fall of 2021. During the bid phase, the city uses a competitive bidding process to procure the services of a contractor to build the project. By state law, the contract is awarded to the lowest responsible bidder.

9/8/2021 12:55 PM9/8/2021 3:20 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0CompletedCompleted1806
  
Oakhurst and Amity Gardens Multiuse PathYesLand acquisition and street connections9/8/2021General ServicesOakhurst and Amity Gardens Multiuse Path

​The project team has received the landscape plan for the Oakhurst and Amity Gardens Multiuse Path project. Residents are welcome to review the plan and share their comments. Your feedback is valuable and will be shared with the project team.

View the landscape plan.

Use this survey to leave a comment.
NOTE: This form works best with Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari or Mozilla Firefox. Avoid using Internet Explorer.


9/8/2021 2:40 PM9/8/2021 2:42 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0CompletedCompleted1807
  
West Boulevard and Remount Road Intersection improvementsYesCorridors of Opportunity9/7/2021General ServicesWest Boulevard and Remount Road Intersection improvements

​This project began in July 2021 and is currently in the planning phase. A planning contract has been negotiated with the design engineers and a survey of the project area has been completed. During the planning phase, the project team works with the community to identify and evaluate options for making the improvements needed to accomplish the project's goals. The phase ends with the selection of an option to be implemented. The project team will host a public meeting in the fall of 2021. Details will be shared once they are determined.

A planning report and conceptual plans will be prepared in early 2022.

9/7/2021 2:36 PM9/7/2021 2:38 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0CompletedCompleted1805
  
Clippard Court, Crenshaw Court, Merrill Place Water Main ReplacementYes9/3/2021WaterClippard Court, Crenshaw Court, Merrill Place Water Main Replacement

​There will be a planned interruption of water service to abandon an existing 2-inch water main. The water outage is for the 3400 Block of Merrill Place and 1800-1817 Mcallister Drive. This work is part of the Clippard Court, Crenshaw Court, Merrill Place Water Main Replacement project. This is scheduled for Tuesday, September 7th, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. If foul weather or some other unforeseen circumstances prevent completion of work, the scheduled makeup date is Wednesday, September 8th with the same hours.

9/3/2021 4:30 PM9/3/2021 4:31 PMNicholson, Amy1.0CompletedCompleted1804
  
Skybrook Water Main TransitionYes9/2/2021WaterSkybrook Water Main Transition

​Join us for a Virtual Public Meeting on September 14th at 5:30 pm to learn more about the CLTWater Water Main Transition Project for Skybrook North area.

Login: https://charlotte.webex.com/charlotte/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2969e13639e5b2ad40f14c76a20b3c26


9/2/2021 2:48 PM9/2/2021 2:50 PMNicholson, Amy1.0CompletedCompleted1803
  
Spring Branch Ct., Brittmore Ct., Pine Field Ct., and Barncliff Rd. Water Main ReplacementYes8/31/2021WaterSpring Branch Ct., Brittmore Ct., Pine Field Ct., and Barncliff Rd. Water Main Replacement

​Starting the week of September 13th, Charlotte Water (CLTWater) and contractor, Dallas 1, will start construction to replace existing water pipes under Spring Branch Ct., Brittmore Ct., Pine Field Ct., and Barncliff Rd. Construction will take at least two months.

8/31/2021 11:34 AM8/31/2021 11:36 AMNicholson, Amy1.0CompletedCompleted1802
  
Backlot TrailYesCNIP - Southpark9/5/2018General ServicesBacklot Trail

The project team recently completed a SouthPark CNIP Summary Report​, which outlines the process of identifying, prioritizing and selecting projects that will move forward. It's a large document (40MB), so please be patient while it loads. The project team will also host a Project Update Open House on Thurs., Sept. 27 at Morrison Regional Library. Drop in between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.  to learn more about what we've done so far, which projects are moving forward and what to expect going forward. There will be brief presentations at noon and 5:30. Visit http://CharlotteNC.gov/Events for more information.

9/5/2018 3:58 PM8/30/2021 7:13 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed623
  
Backlot TrailYesCNIP - Southpark2/8/2019General ServicesBacklot Trail

This planning phase of this project is nearing completion.  During this phase, the project team works with the community to identify and evaluate options for making the improvements needed to accomplish the project's goals. The phase ends with the selection of the best option. Trail alignments connecting Park South Drive to Park Road Park are being studied, especially with respect to the project's goal of minimizing impacts to properties. The design phase  is expected to start in March of 2019.  During the design phase, the project team will developed the detailed plans, specifications and other information needed to construct the project.

2/8/2019 2:40 PM8/30/2021 7:13 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed800
  
Backlot TrailYesCNIP - Southpark6/25/2019General ServicesBacklot Trail

​This project is currently in the preliminary design phase, during which the project team creates the detailed plans needed to construct the improvements selected during the planning phase. Subsurface testing will be conducted for the pedestrian creek crossing foundation design. The preliminary plans are scheduled to be complete by the end of 2019.

The conceptual design was completed earlier this year and survey was completed in May 2019 to further refine the alignment. You can view the concept plan here.

6/25/2019 3:44 PM8/30/2021 7:13 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed953
  
Backlot TrailYesCNIP - Southpark3/4/2020General ServicesBacklot Trail

Design development for this project is 75 complete. Real estate acquisition will start in the spring of 2020. During this phase, the City acquires the property rights needed to build and maintain the improvements identified during the design phase. City real estate agents will contact affected property owners with information about the acquisition process and to answer questions.

2/20/2020 3:37 PM8/30/2021 7:13 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1207
  
Backlot TrailYesCNIP - Southpark10/16/2020General ServicesBacklot Trail

Design development for this project is 100% complete and real estate acquisition will start soon. During this phase, the City acquires the property rights needed to build and maintain the improvements identified during the design phase, which is expected to take 8 to 10 months.

10/16/2020 3:22 PM8/30/2021 7:12 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1461
  
Backlot TrailYesCNIP - Southpark1/5/2021General ServicesBacklot Trail

​Real estate acquisition is underway for this project, during which the city acquires the property rights needed to build and maintain the improvements identified during the design phase. City real estate agents will contact affected property owners with information about the acquisition process and to answer questions. 

1/5/2021 3:10 PM8/30/2021 7:12 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1520
  
Backlot TrailYesCNIP - Southpark5/21/2021General ServicesBacklot Trail

​Real estate acquisition is complete, and the project team is working with Mecklenburg County and Duke Energy to secure the permitting needed to proceed to the bid phase. During this phase, the city uses a competitive bidding process to procure the services of a contractor to build the improvements identified during the design phase. By state law, the construction contract is awarded to the lowest responsible bidder.

5/21/2021 11:13 AM8/30/2021 7:12 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0Completed1706
  
McMullen Creek Tributary to Quail Hollow Wastewater System ImprovementsYes8/30/2021WaterMcMullen Creek Tributary to Quail Hollow Wastewater System Improvements

​Contractors for Charlotte Water, led by Atlantic Coast Contractors, will continue construction on Phase 2 of the McMullen Creek Tributary to Quail Hollow Wastewater Improvements project. Construction will continue this fall and is ongoing until spring 2022, with varying levels of activity. Specific activity schedules include:

  • Pipe replacement along the northern Seven Eagles neighborhood (from intersection of Seven Eagles and Eagle Glen up to Gleneagles Road) — September through October.
  • Pipe repairs on the Quail Hollow Club golf course near Baltusrol Lane — mid-September for 7-10 days. This work will occur during both day and night, varying throughout the week.
  • Creek bank restoration along the Heydon Hall neighborhood — mid-October through mid-December.

More information can be found in the McMullen Tributary to Quail Hollow Phase 2 August 2021 Construction Update.

8/30/2021 6:37 PM8/30/2021 6:39 PMNicholson, Amy1.0CompletedCompleted1801
  
Cross Charlotte Trail Segment 07 - East Craighead Road to North Tryon StreetYesXCLT8/26/2021General ServicesCross Charlotte Trail Segment 07 - East Craighead Road to North Tryon Street

​Real estate acquisition has started for this project. During this phase, the city acquires the property rights needed to build and maintain the improvements identified during the design phase. City real estate agents will contact affected property owners with information about the city's acquisition process and to answer any questions.

8/26/2021 4:15 PM8/26/2021 4:17 PMWarren, Tabitha1.0CompletedCompleted1800
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