May 10, 2023 - This project is currently in the Planning phase. 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 an option to be implemented. The project team will host a public meeting about the project in the fall of 2023.
part of the city's bicycle program
This project will evaluate Matheson Avenue, from Jordan Place to The Plaza, for a street conversion. The proposed improvements will include removing one through-lane in each direction and reallocating the space for a two-way, left-turn lane and buffered bike lanes. The improvements will also include installing pedestrian crossings and a new traffic signal at the intersection of Matheson Avenue and Clemson Avenue.
To provide an east-west bicycle connect from the Shamrock Drive Complete Street project to the Cross Charlotte Trail at Jordan Place
To reduce Matheson Avenue's effect as a barrier to north-south pedestrian movement, providing additional crossing opportunities along the corridor
To improve safety by calming traffic and reducing vehicle speeds along the corridor
Residents and business owners will have an opportunity to provide input during planned public meetings. the project team will also provide updates periodically through postcards and the website.
Derrel Poole, Project Manager
Corey Watt, Senior Engineer
Charlotte Department of Transportation