Lumley-Westgate-Ebenezer Church Roads Bicycle ­& Pedestrian Project

Last updated Oct. 23, 2018 - 8:52 am
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements
  • 2,129,250
  • 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 August 16

Design Plans Public Meeting

The City of Raleigh held a public meeting regarding proposed roadway improvements to Lumley-Westgate-Ebenezer Church Roads. The project will complete a bicycling path from Brier Creek to Umstead Park along Lumley Road, Westgate Road, Ebenezer Church Road, and Gralyn Drive. The project will also fill in some gaps in the existing sidewalk system along Westgate Road.

The City of Raleigh and our engineering design consultant, Stewart, Inc., have completed the design plans for the project. The public meeting was held in a workshop environment with the design consultant and City staff on hand to answer questions and receive comments from the surrounding community.

If you were unable to attend the public meeting the presentation boards, comments sheet, and other meeting documents are linked below. Please submit all comments by Sept. 3.

Meeting handout
Meeting Concept Map
Bike Box Handout
Meeting Presentation Boards
Project Comments

Summary

The proposed project will improve pedestrian and bicycle accommodation along Lumley Road and Westgate Road, as well as, along Ebenezer Church Road from Westgate Road to Graylyn Drive.

The improvements will generally include:

  • curbs and gutters;
  • drainage features;
  • sidewalks;
  • bike lanes;
  • multi-use paths;
  • roadway widening;
  • pedestrian signals; and,
  • guardrails.

Images

Project Map image

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
Feb. 20, 2018Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)
Aug. 15, 2018Design Plan Public Meeting (65% Plan)
City Council Presentation Dec. 2018
Spring 2019Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Spring 2019Advertise for Construction Bids
Summer 2019Award Construction Contract
Late Fall 2020Project 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 January 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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