What is this Project?
Allocation of $1 million in sidewalk and pedestrian improvement in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, between School Avenue and College Avenue.
Why is It Important?
Citizen comments during the Fayetteville Mobility Plan identified a need for additional sidewalks and pedestrian amenities in this area. Sidewalk locations will be selected based on citizen feedback, and will focus on connections to shopping and services from residential areas.
What is the Current Status?
Key streets within the M.L.K. Walkability area have been identified and approved for improvements by the City's Transportation Committee.
|Street Section||Improvement Description|
|Locust St from the Razorback Greenway to 7th St||Sidewalk on west side |
|Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd from Church Ave to Wood Ave||Sidewalk and parallel parking on south side, upgraded crosswalks at Block Ave and Willow Ave|
|South St from S. College Ave to Archibald Yell Blvd||Sidewalk on north side widened with green space, parking consolidated to north side|
|Block Ave from Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to South St||New ADA complaint sidewalk ramps, vegetation clearing|
|S. College Ave from South S to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd ||Speed cushions and curb extensions on the Spout Springs Branch bridge, enhanced crosswalk at South Street |
When Will it be Completed?
Construction timeline undetermined.
How is it Funded?
Funding for the project comes from the Bond issue that voters approved in April 2019.