Irene Street & Garden to Johnson Safe Routes Project

Irene St, Gardens to Johnson Safe Routes Project map
Location:  *Gardens Blvd, Bailey Lake to Irene Street
*Irene Street, Gardens Blvd to Gregory Street

Approximate
Start Date:
2019-2020
Approximate 
End Date: 
Approximately 18 - 24 months after start of project. 
Purpose: To improve the safety of pedestrians and bicycling activity in the area, particularly providing safe routes to school. 
End Result: Gardens Blvd
*Replace sidewalk with 10-foot concrete shared use path
*Construct parking islands
Irene Street (all work is within the City's right-of-way)
*Remove on-street parking on east side of street
*Construct four-foot wide concrete median on east side of street
*Construct ten-foot wide concrete shared use path
*Construct parking islands/bulb outs on west side at intersections
Gregory Street
*Construct 10-foot concrete shared use path on east side of street (Kerr Middle School's side)
*Stripe on-street parking lanes with solid white stripe and stripe center line (double yellow)

Project Cost: Estimated $2.4 million
Funding Source:  Federal Funding of $1.7 million through the Transportation Alternatives Program. The remaining amount will be funded through the City's Annual Sidewalk Program.  
Progress:  June 2017 - Design work anticipated to begin pending City Council approval
Closures/Detours:  To be determined.