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Shamrock Gardens

Shamrock Gardens
This project will make infrastructure improvements such as curb and gutter, sidewalk, and storm drainage. This project is bounded by Anne Street, Shamrock Drive, Eastway Drive and Country Club Drive.

What's happened? The first Public Meeting was held January 15, 2009 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3020 Hilliard Drive. Public meeting comments have been compiled.

A second Public Meeting was held May 7, 2009 where residents were shown construction options based on the first public meeting and input from the project team.

A third Public Meeting was held July 30, 2009 where residents were presented with a draft final construction plans and asked to comment. The real estate acquisition, bid and construction phases are complete.

What's next? Construction is complete. The warranty phase will extend through November 2015. Landscaping will occur during the 2014-2015 winter planting season.  The roads within the project will be resurfaced in 2015.

Who to contact:  Kristie Kennedy, 704-336-6194

This project is one of eleven Neighborhood Improvement Projects (NIP) that were approved in the 2010 Neighborhood Bond Referendum.  This project was selected due to the neighborhood showing a decline or weakness in one or more of the assessed dimensions in the Neighborhood Quality of Life Index.  Project need is based on addressing substandard and deteriorating neighborhood infrastructure, improving the livability of neighborhoods and preserving the tax base. 

This project will provide infrastructure improvements that include:

  • Flamingo Avenue: New sidewalk, curb and gutter 
  • Palm Avenue: New sidewalk, curb and gutter
  • Hilliard Drive: New curb and gutter
  • Connecticut Avenue (Hilliard to Palm): New street with curb, sidewalk and storm drainage.
  • Cardiff Avenue (Palm to Springway Drive): New street with curb, sidewalk and storm drainage.
  • Cardiff Avenue (Hilliard to Palm and Palm to Shamrock): New sidewalk, curb and gutter
  • Springway Drive (Flamingo to dead end): New curb and gutter.
  • Airlie Street (Country Club Drive to Jeff Street and Hilliard to Shamrock): Road narrowing with new sidewalk, curb and gutter.
  • Jeff Street (Ventosa Drive to Airlie): New curb and gutter.
  • Brixton Court: Cul de sac median with new curb and landscaping.
  • Country Club Drive: New railing over Briar Creek.

Objectives:

  • Maintain, stabilize and revitalize the neighborhood through comprehensive infrastructure improvements
  • Strengthen the neighborhood and surrounding community

Shamrock Gardens Map

Cost:  $4,120,000
Please note that this is the NIP funding amount. Additional funding may be identified after the planning phase. Project budgets typically include all costs associated with planning and design, acquiring the right of way, utility relocation, consultant fees, construction, signalization, permits and landscaping. 

The Engineering & Property Management (E&PM) project team will manage the Shamrock Gardens project through a four stage process. Click here to learn more about how City projects are selected, designed and built.

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