This project involves the design of sidewalks on both sides of LaSalle Street from Kangaroo Drive to Hillsborough Rd and on one side from Hillsborough Rd. to Sprunt Ave. The total length is 0.7 miles and the design project budget is $201,440. The project vicinity is shown to the right under Project Information. The improvements include new sidewalks and accessible ramps.
Anticipated Design Completion: June 2021
Anticipated Right-of-Way Completion: November 2022
Anticipated Bid Advertisement: April 2023
Anticipated Construction Start: September 2023
Anticipated Construction Completion: April 2024
SEPI Engineering of Raleigh, NC has been hired as the design firm to prepare plans, obtain permits, and hold informational meetings with stakeholders. They began data collection in February 2018 and currently are in 25% design phase of the project.
The first community input meeting was held Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at E.K. Powe Elementary School Cafeteria, located at 913 Ninth Street, Durham. The public was able to review the 25% design plans, ask questions of City staff, and provide input before the City completes the final design plans.
The second community input meeting was held Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the E.K. Powe Elementary School Cafeteria, located at 913 9th Street. Residents were able to review the 65% design plans showing right-of-way, temporary and permanent easements, ask questions of Public Works staff, and provide input before the department completes the final design plans.
Currently the project is in the process of getting right-of-way authorization from NCDOT.