Big plans in store for College Avenue in Fayetteville

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Traffic makes its way Thursday past Evelyn Hills Shopping Center along College Avenue in Fayetteville. Fayetteville plans to hire a consultant to assist with a redevelopment of the College Avenue corridor from North Street north to the city limit.

FAYETTEVILLE -- College Avenue transformed over decades from a two-lane dirt road cutting through trees and farmland to a main thoroughfare nearly impossible to avoid in the course of daily life. It will change again.

College Avenue corridor

The city will hire a consultant to develop a corridor plan for College Avenue with an emphasis on redevelopment, complementary land uses, urban design and capital infrastructure investments. The primary objectives are:

• Implement the goals of the city’s land use plan.

• Lead a public education and participation effort around the issues and potential solutions in the corridor area.

• Provide a vision for the corridor.

• Recommend land use regulations and infrastructure improvements.

• Culminate the efforts in adopting a plan for the corridor.

Source: Fayetteville

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