Matheson Avenue Street Conversion

  • Project typeTransportation
  • Project budgetTo be determined
  • Project phaseCurrent Status: Planning


Project Overview

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.

Project Updates

(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.

Project Goals

  • 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

Public Involvement

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.