Sidewalk Spending To Grow

More Than 20 Miles Planned This Year And Next

Posted: February 11, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Transportation Division workers build a new sidewalk Tuesday on the east side of Willow Avenue between Lafayette and Maple streets.

Mayor Lioneld Jordan wants to increase spending on sidewalks using the city’s share of a new statewide half-cent sales tax.

At A Glance

Paving The Walkways

More than five miles of repairs or new sidewalk construction is planned in 2013.

Ward 1

-Armstrong Avenue (15th Street to Borick Drive) — 3,550 feet

-Ashwood Avenue (18th Street to Razorback Road) — 1,900 feet

-Dickson Street (Washington Avenue to Fletcher Avenue) — 1,750 feet

-Huntsville Road (Morningside Drive to Happy Hollow Road) — 3,925 feet

Total — 11,125 feet

Ward 2

-Ash Street (Rayview Drive to Walnut Avenue) — 480 feet

-Leverett Avenue (Cleveland Street to Maple Street) — 2,650 feet

-North Street (Vandeventer Avenue to Shady Lane) — 310 feet

-Sycamore Street (College Avenue to Walnut Avenue) — 300 feet

-Walnut Avenue (Ash Street to Sycamore Street) — 1,100 feet

-Woolsey Avenue (North Street to Prospect Street) — 1,285 feet

Total — 6,125 feet

Ward 3

-Azalea Terrace (Country Way to Robin Road) — 950 feet

-Country Way (Azalea Terrace to Gulley Park) — 1,450 feet

-Maintenance Repairs (Various Locations) — 250 feet

-Terry Drive (Township Street to Stewart Street) — 940 feet

-Warwick Drive (Oak Bailey Drive to existing sidewalk) — 525 feet

-Wayne Drive (Village Drive to Appleby Road) — 200 feet

-Woodland Avenue (Poplar Street to Sycamore Street) — 200 feet

Total — 4,515 feet

Ward 4

Cleveland Street (Sang Avenue to Hall Avenue) — 250 feet

-Hotz Drive (Palmer Avenue to Razorback Road) — 830 feet

-Maintenance Repairs (Various Locations) — 250 feet

-Salem Road (Old Town Lane to Earnhardt Drive) — 460 feet

-Salem Road (Bentgrass Road to Clabber Creek Boulevard) — 317 feet

-Cross Avenue (Halsell Road to Markham Road) — 650 feet

-Halsell Road (Sang Avenue to Cross Avenue) — 725 feet

-Salem Road (Clearwood Drive to Mount Comfort Road) — 1,286 feet

-Sang Avenue (Loren Circle to Halsell Road) — 815 feet

Total — 5,583 feet

Source: City Of Fayetteville

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Would love to see awesome sidewalks. More useful to more people than bike lanes, IMO.

Posted by: SPA

February 11, 2013 at 9:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )