Design Services for Cornwallis Road Sidewalk Bicycle Facilities (SW-45D)

Project Manager

David Cates

Phone: 919-427-9370

Project Description

This project involves the design of sidewalks and bicycle facilities on Cornwallis Road from Old Chapel Hill Road to South Roxboro Street. The total length is 1.2 miles and the design project budget is $533,381.

The improvements include sidewalks and bicycle facilities.  Final designs are now underway and will be added to this web site when available. 


  • Design Completed:  December 2022
  • Anticipated Right-of-Way Completion:  To Be Determined
  • Anticipated Bid Advertisement:   TBD
  • Anticipated Construction Start:   TBD
  • Anticipated Construction Completion:  TBD

Project Status

Alta Planning+Design of Durham, NC has been hired as the design firm to prepare plans, obtain permits, and hold informational meetings with stakeholders.  They began data collection in August 2017. The first community input meeting was held 03/21/2018.  The department hosted a virtual community information meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to provide a project overview and explanation of the project design. A question-and-answer session followed the presentation. Participants were asked to register in advance for this online meeting to receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join on November 5. A link to the comment form and meeting map can be accessed to the right under the Project Information. The comment period following the meeting ended November 19, 2020. Also to the right under Project Information you will find a transcript of the chat during the meeting, audio only file, video file and answers to questions asked during the meeting. Please be aware of the large size of the video file. Currently ALTA Planning+Design has completed the plans and we are awaiting the start of right-of-way acquisition which is dependent on the City of Durham Real Estate workgroup workload capacity.