A public meeting was held on Dec. 11, 2019 to share updates with the public about this project and next steps. View the presentation given during the meeting.
A request for qualifications (RFQ) was posted August 27 to solicit services for a design/build process. This process includes selecting a team of roadway design consultants and a construction contractor to complete all the phases of the project. Virtual public meetings will be included in this process. Meeting details will be shared once they are determined.
Staff is negotiating a contract with a team of roadway design consultants and construction contractor. Design is expected to begin by mid-2021. During the design phase, the project team creates the detailed information needed to construct the improvement option that was selected during the planning phase. Details include plans, specifications, etc.
This project is currently funded for advance planning only. Future funding for design and construction are to be determined. The project team is currently reviewing the planning documents. A virtual public meeting will take place Oct. 28, 2021 to share more details about this project. Meeting details will be shared once they are determined.
INTERMITTENT LANE CLOSURE NOTICE - Through October 2021Graham Street, Statesville Avenue and Woodward Avenue
There will be intermittent lane closures now through the end of October 2021 along Graham Street from Woodward Avenue to 1/4 mile south of Sylvania Avenue, on Statesville Avenue from Sylvania Avenue to Woodward Avenue, and on Woodward Avenue from west of Vanderbilt Road to Lucena Street. Please obey all regulatory and informational signage to ensure safety during construction.
You're invited to a virtual public meeting to learn more about an upcoming water main improvement project in your area. Contractors for Charlotte Water, led by Sanders Utility and B.R.S., are continuing design work for the project and expect construction to begin later this year.
During the virtual presentation, project representatives will share more details about the project and proposed plans. Participants will be able to submit questions during the WebEx Event, which will be addressed during the meeting's Q&A. Register at bit.ly/WTHarrisPlottRd_PubMtng
ROAD CLOSURE - NORTH TRYON STREET BETWEEN EAST 16TH AND WEST 15TH STREETS (SEPT. 23-OCT. 8, 2021)
Contractors for Charlotte Water are continuing construction work for a combined wastewater, stormwater and streetscape project in the Belmont/Optimist Park neighborhoods. As part of this project, crews will be working to replace stormwater pipes on North Tryon Street between E. 16th Street and West 15th Street, which will ultimately reduce the risk of flooding and protect the water quality of surface waters.
This section of North Tryon Street, between East 16th and West 15th streets, is expected to be closed Sept. 23 - Oct. 8 to complete this work. During this time, motorists should follow all detour signage (see detour map below). Charlotte Water understands that construction can be inconvenient, but this closure is necessary to ensure the safety of all individuals. Please note, schedules are subject to change due to weather and other conditions.
Questions? Please contact Storm Water Services project manager Brant Smiley, 980-308-7533,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Charlotte Water project inspector Travis Gass, 704-995-7504,
Storm Water Road Closure Notice: N. Tryon Street
ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE: Contractors for Charlotte Water are continuing construction work for a combined wastewater, stormwater and streetscape project in the Belmont/Optimist Park neighborhoods. As part of this project, crews will be working to replace stormwater pipes on N. Tryon Street between E. 16th Street and W. 15th Street, which will ultimately reduce the risk of flooding and protect the water quality of surface waters.
This section of N. Tryon Street, between E. 16th and W. 15th streets, is expected to be closed from September 23 through October 8 to complete this work. During this time, motorists should follow all detour signage. See map for full detour. Charlotte Water understands that construction can be inconvenient, but this closure is necessary to ensure the safety of all individuals. Please note, schedules are subject to change due to weather and other conditions.
Questions: If you have a question, please contact Storm Water Services project manager Brant Smiley, 980-308-7533, email@example.com or Charlotte Water project inspector Travis Gass, 704-995-7504, firstname.lastname@example.org.
RIBBON CUTTING AND COMMUNITY BIKE RIDEFriday, Oct. 8 | 2-4 p.m.Belmont Neighborhood Center700 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. email@example.com or 704-578-7264.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Real estate acquisition is complete and utilities have been relocated. This project is now in the bid phase, during which 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. Construction is expected to start in early 2022.
Construction is approximately 95% complete and is expected to be complete by the end of 2021. Once construction is finished, it will enter the warranty phase. All work is guaranteed by the contractor for a minimum of one year. During this time, General Services will perform inspections of the project area at the 6- and 11-month marks in order to identify any defects the contractor should correct at no cost before final acceptance of the project by the City at the end of the one-year warranty period
An open house took place on May 31, 2018 to share information about four projects in the Parkwood and The Plaza corridors:
The Plaza Street Conversion
Parkwood Avenue Streetscape
Parkwood Avenue Improvements
25th Street Connection
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-336-1077.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.