2014 Transportation Bond

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What are the projects and when will they happen?

The City of Wilmington thanks city voters for their support and approval of the 2014 Transportation Bond. While only $44 million was on the referendum, the city will leverage existing funds to complete an entire package of projects worth $55 million.

As part of a work session on Feb. 2, 2015, Council discussed criteria for prioritizing the projects approved by voters in the 2014 Transportation Bond. The list provided to City Council at the work session provides a broad overview of what projects will be started between 2015-2020, with the goal of completing all the projects within five to seven years. The presentation to Council also included an update on the city's 5-year infrastructure improvement plan.

Project Areas

Project status

Thirteen of 37 projects are in various stages of development. Some projects have been combined to increase efficiency. Updates are available for Love Grove second accessBarclay Hills/23rd Street sidewalks; Dawson/Wooster streetscape and 8th Street crosswalks; Wilshire Boulevard crosswalks at Kerr Avenue & College Road;College Road Trail; Carolina Beach Road streetscape.

COMPLETED

  • 244 feet of new sidewalk along Dawson Street between Wrightsville Avenue and Oleander Drive. The new sidewalks (pictured at right) fill in a gap of existing sidewalks, connecting neighborhoods along Wrightsville Avenue with commercial areas along Dawson Street and Oleander Drive. In addition, 60-feet of the existing sidewalk was repaired.
  • One block of new sidewalk along the East side of 23rd Street between Princess Place Drive and Belvedere Drive. This short segment will connect with existing sidewalks along Princess Place and 23rd.
  • A new crosswalk across Kerr Avenue, at the intersection of Wilshire. This allows for safe pedestrian access between a residential area and a grocery store and other amenities.

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