Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216
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List of Current Projects:
Barton Creek GreenwayBarton Creek Greenway will utilize the creek corridor as well as an existing utility cooridor to connect JW Clay Blvd. to existing Mallard Creek Greenway. This NCDOT funded project is currently under design and anticipated to bid Summer 2015 with construction to follow Fall 2015.
Campbell Creek GreenwayWT Harris Blvd to Lockmont Drive. This project is a 1 mile extension of the existing Campbell Creek Greenway at WT Harris Blvd. It will go under WT Harris Blvd, traverse adjacent to the creek and terminate at the end of Lockmont Drive. December 2013 Community Workshop Meeting Minutes June 2014 Community Workshop
Clark's Creek-Hampton Place Connector A funding partnership with Hampton Place neighborhood has made it possible to proceed with the design and construction of a bridge and trail connecting the neighborhood to existing Clark’s Creek Greenway. Flood studies are requiring additional time, delaying construction. Construction start date is not available at this time. Map
Little Sugar Creek Greenway, Tyvola Road to Archdale RoadDesign has begun on this section of greenway, over 1 mile in length. A public information session was held April 21, 2014. Construction is anticipated to begin in 2015 and required approximately one year. April 2014 Community Info Session Presentation Meeting Minutes Map
Long Creek Greenway, Phase I Phase I of Long Creek Greenway will extend approximately one mile from I-77 to Target along Dixon Branch Road in north Mecklenburg County.Lower McAlpine Creek and McMullen Creek greenwaysNCDOT is nearly finished with construction of the I 485 bridge on both Lower McAlpine and McMullen Creek and has stated that the greenways can be used by the public. Trail repair and lighting will be done in the near future. Some closings of the greenways can be expected for that work. Mooresville to Charlotte Trail (formerly Red Line Trail)A planning grant was received by the jurisdictions of Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Charlotte, Iredell and Mecklenburg Counties for a much needed north-south trail to connect and activate trails that would connect with corridors for the greenway master plans for each jurisdiction. Most trail users prefer to be off road whenever possible. It will be constructed in sections by the various jurisdictions.
Toby Creek Greenway Temporary Closing Feb. 9BLE construction crews will temporarily close the Toby Creek Greenway at the marked construction crossing, where the future Blue Line Extension will cross the greenway. The closure is expected to continue for approximately two weeks. Crews will be drilling foundation structures that will support the BLE over Toby Creek. When the greenway reopens there will be a new slightly changed path that will travel around the bridge piers that are being built. The work area is located between Mallard Creek Greenway and Phillips Road on the campus of UNC Charlotte.
Toby Creek Greenway, Phase IIThis phase of the greenway will provide access to existing Mallard and Clark’s Creek Greenways, UNC Charlotte, schools, sports amenities and extensive dining and retail areas. Construction is anticipated for 2015.Community Workshop Meeting Minutes
Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway Relief Sewer ProjectMcAlpine Creek Greenway will remain closed between Sardis Road and Independence Road for construction through fall 2015. McAlpine Creek Park, 8711 Monroe Road is also closed except for the dog park and recycling center. The 5K trail events in McAlpine Creek Park will not be interrupted between August 1 and December 15.Map