Projects

Cross Charlotte Trail Segment 06 - Matheson Avenue to East Craighead Road

A segment of the Cross Charlotte Trail ​​​​​​​& part of the ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Capital Investment Plan​

Project phase

​Design has started on two segments of the Cross Charlotte Trail that stretch from Matheson Avenue to East Craighead Road and on to North Tryon Street. Watch the video above to learn more about these segments. Then, take a feedback survey so we can learn more about how you'd like to use the trail. The video and survey are available through Feb. 15, 2021.

 

 Project updates

​​​This project will extend the Cross Charlotte Trail from Matheson Avenue to East Craighead Road. This segment is currently under study to determine a recommended alignment and trail dimensions, as well as recommended amenities.

​The goals for this segment of the trail are ​​​the following:

  • Comfortable - Separated from streets and traffic as much as possible within project budget and other constraints​

  • Accessible and bicycle-friendly - Hard surf​ace suitable for bikes and wheelchairs, smooth turns and limited slopes to meet ADA requirements

  • Enjoyable - Amenities to enhance enjoyment and safety, such as signage, benches, trashcans, landscaping, aesthetic treatments and public art

  • Expandable - Provide opportunities for additional connections and amenities in the future

​​The project team will engage nearby residents, businesses and other stakeholders in numerous ways through​out the planning process. Engagement opportunities may include charrettes, walking tours and public meetings. Details will be shared with residents and businesse​s once they are determined, and they will be posted on this page and on the Citywide Events Calendar.

The following public meetings have taken place:

  • Oct. 1, 2019 at the Belmont Center
  • April 19, 2018 at the Belmont Center

$17.6 million

​​​Please note this is the funding amount and includes all costs associated with the project such as planning and design, acquiring the right of way, utility relocation, consultant fees, construction, signalization, permits and landscaping.

 

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