Lumley-Westgate-Ebenezer Church Roads Bicycle ­& Pedestrian Project

Last updated Sep. 30, 2019 - 9:35 am
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements
  • $5 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • City of Raleigh Planning - Office of Transportation Planning, City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department and Stewart Engineering

Current Activity

Updated Sept. 30

The final design plans are complete. We are submitting them to NCDOT and the City’s Development Services for review. Once reviews are completed we plan to give a brief presentation during the Dec. 3, City Council meeting.

Summary

The proposed project will provide a continuous bicycle path between Brier Creek and Umstead Park, using Lumley Road, Westgate Road, Ebenezer Church Road, and Graylyn Drive. A bicycle path will also connect Leesville Road to this path using Westgate Road between Ebenezer Church Road and Leesville Road. Sidewalks will be replaced where the project impacts them, and some pedestrian connections will be made to multi-use path sections of the project.

The improvements will generally include:

  • Some curbs and gutters;
  • Drainage features;
  • Some sidewalks;
  • Separated bike lanes;
  • Multi-use paths; and,
  • Pedestrian signals.

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
Feb. 20, 2018Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)
Aug. 15, 2018Design Plan Public Meeting (65% Plan)
Dec.City Council Presentation
April 2020Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Aug. 2020Advertise for Construction Bids
Dec. 2020Award Construction Contract
April 2022Project Completion

History

In 2009, the City of Raleigh adopted a Comprehensive Bicycle Plan that identifies existing bicycle needs and deficiencies, recommends more than 440 miles of new bicycle infrastructure, and provides a program of action for addressing the immediate and long-term needs for bicyclists and bicycle facilities.

The Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan was adopted by City Council on Jan. 2, 2013. The Pedestrian Plan provides strategies for enhancing Raleigh's transportation system to promote walkability throughout the City. The plan assesses the existing facilities, policies, plans, and programs that affect pedestrian mobility and provides recommendations for improvements.

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