Two meetings are planned for residents of Ole Asheboro and Asheboro Square to meet with Vandorn Hinnant to start a conversation about the neighborhoods relationship to the Downtown Greenway. Please join us on two consecutive Mondays, January 29 and February 5th at 6:00 pm at New Zion Church, 408 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Questions? Please contact Bob Powell 336.772.5109. All residents of Ole Asheboro and Asheboro Square were mailed an invitation; all are welcome. Click here for the meeting invitation. Click here to find out more about Vandorn and his work.
News & Record columnist Susan Ladd writes article in December 6, 2017 edition on how the Downtown Greenway keeps getting better as each section is built and plans are finalized for remaining sections-- and we would agree! Click here to read the article. Susan also talked with Jeff Moore a designer from Kimley-Horn at the Phase 4 Public Meetings on November 30th and filmed him explaining the plans. Click here to watch the video. If you would like to review the plans for the final section of the Downtown Greenway on Phase 4, please go to the City's website. You can also share your comments on the plans by taking the short survey. Deadline for comments is December 15, 2017.
Click here for the updated construction timeline for the project.
If you were unable to attend the Public Meetings for Phase 4 on November 30, you can still review the plans and leave comments. Click here to review the plans. Click here to take the short survey and share your comments. Deadline for comments is December 15.
Phase 4 consists of the railroad corridor along the western edge of downtown heading northwest from Spring Garden Street to just north of Benjamin Parkway and the Mitchell Water Treatment Plant. The design plans are at the 75% stage of completion; this is the last opportunity to provide feedback before the final plans are complete.
October 2017: Bragg Street between Eugene and MLK completed. Section on Fisher between Eugene and Greene completed.
December 2017: design complete for Phase 1c with construction taking place May-October 2018. Design completed for western leg along the railroad tracks from Spring Garden to Smith Street and a portion of the continued Atlantic & Yadkin Greenway from Smith Street to the Mitchell Water Treatment Plant just north of Benjamin Parkway. Construction likely to take place in 2019.
Spring 2018: The eastern section along Murrow Boulevard from Gate City Boulevard heading north, underneath Summit Avenue, and continuing on to the intersection of Fisher and Greene– project will be advertised for bid December 21 and construction anticipated to start in March/April 2018. Project construction estimated to take about 18 months. Also – Smith Street between Spring and Prescott will have a completed design in January and go under construction April 2018.
When there is so much bad news around our country and world, it is nice to hear a story about people doing good. This article was in the October 2017 issue of the Parish Post -- Holy Trinity's monthly newsletter to its congregation. It tells a story about people coming together in the midst of the craziness of construction on the Downtown Greenway and along Fisher Avenue and making the most out of the closed lanes, dust, and detours. Thank you to Holy Trinity and their members for their continued support of the Downtown Greenway!
Click here to read the article.
Join us for drop-in Public Meetings for Phase 4 on Thursday, November 30 from 11:30-1 pm and 4:30-6 pm at The Public at Morehead Foundry located at 433-105 Spring Garden Street.
The focus of this meeting will be on the railroad corridor along the western edge of downtown heading northwest from Spring Garden Street to just north of Benjamin Parkway and the Mitchell Water Treatment Plant. The public is invited to review the designs at the 75% stage of completion. Representatives from Kimley-Horn, GDOT, and Action Greensboro will be present to explain, answer questions and receive comments. There will be no formal presentation. This is the last opportunity to provide feedback before the final plans are complete.
LoFi Park on the Downtown Greenway was dedicated on Saturday, September 23 with a short program with Mayor Nancy Vaughan, Home Sight bench artist Jeannette Brossart, and Councilman Justin Outling making remarks.
The News & Record featured LoFi Park on the front page of the newspaper on September 26th. If you missed it, Click here to read the article in the News & Record.
50% Design Plans for Phase 1c from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to Gate City Blvd. are available for review and comments. Public meetings were held on August 22 for 50% design plans of Phase 1c on the Downtown Greenway. To review the plans presented by the City of Greensboro and watch the on-line meeting, go to the City's website. Please provide feedback and comments by taking the on-line survey. Deadline for comments is September 12, 2017.
Questions? Please contact:
Deniece Conway 336.373.4501
Dabney Sanders 336.387.8355
Public meetings were held on August 15 for 50% Design plans of Phase 4 of the Downtown Greenway. To review the plans presented by design firm Kimley-Horn and the City of Greensboro, go to the City's website here. To view the enhancement options presented by Kimley-Horn click here. Please provide feedback and comments by taking the on-line survey. Deadline for comments is September 5, 2017.
Questions? Please contact: