Progress

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Status December 2014

PROJECT NAME # in Plan Exploration Planning Engineering Funding ROW Acquisition Construction Complete COMMENTS
Appalachain Trail 1 x Relo to McAfee opened 1985; easements 1998, 2006; New River relo opened 2014
Back Creek Greenway 2 x 1/2 mi. Starkey Park Working w/ VDOT on ROW from bridges to Cotton Hill; exploring co-lo w/ water line
Barnhardt Creek Greenway 3 x
BioMed Loop 4 x Portion w/ Bridges
Birding and Wildlife Trail Sites 5 x Additional nominations have been included on-line
Blue Ridge Parkway Trails 6 x Trail Plan (2004, 08, 11) completion is “next”
Carvin Creek Greenway 7 x Flood purchases in Co.
Carvins Cove Trail Network 8 x x Trail Plan completed 2010;  ~10 additional miles built since 2007
Catawba Greenway 9 x x Tech/County agreement; Western portion built; awaiting bridge approvals
Dry Creek Greenway 10
Explore Park Trails 11 x 12 mi. County assumed mgt. 2014
Garden City (Garnand Branch) Greenway 12 x x x Safe Routes to School; Enhancement funding
Gish Branch Greenway 13
Glade Creek Greenway 14 x x Rt. 24 to Walnut in 2015
Gladetown Trail 15 x
Green Hill Park Trails 16 x Trail Plan & construction by Pathfinders 2010
Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail 17 1.7 mi.
Hanging Rock Bridge 17 x Completion 2014
Terminus to Main St. 17 x
Havens Wildlife Mgt Area Trails 18 x Managed by DGIF
Jefferson National Forest Trails 19 x Managed by USFS
Lick Run Greenway 20 Additional sections to build
VV to Downtown x
New VV Bridge Construction w/ interchange
VV to Countryside x x
Countryside 1 mi.
Countryside to Green Ridge x x
Long Ridge Trail 21 x
Masons Cove Greenway 22 x
Mason Creek Greenway 23 Additional sections to build
East Main to Turnpike x x
Turnpike to Boulevard x
Boulevard to RR x
Mill Mountain Greenway 24 x
Mill Mountain Park Trails 25 x Trail plan built. Requests for additional trails
Mudlick Creek Greenway (&Garst Mill) 26 x x .05 mi. Additional sections to build
Murray Run Greenway 27 x x 3 mi. Additional sections to build
Perimeter Trail 28 x
Poor Mountain Preserve 29 x Managed by DCR
Read Mountain Trails 30 4.5 mi. Additional sections to build
Roanoke River Greenway 31 Additional sections to build
Mont. Co to Green Hill x
Green Hill Park x
Green Hill to Riverside x x
Riverside to Rotary x Additional bridge to build
Rotary to City Line x x x x
City Line to Aerial Way x x x x x x Construction 2015
Aerial Way to Bridge St. x x x Construction 2016
Bridge St to Tinker x
Tinker to BRP x x
BRP to Explore Park x x
Roanoke River Greenway Extensions 32 x In adjoining counties
Spring Hollow Trails 33 x
Tinker Creek 34 Additional sections to build
RRG to Wise x
Wise Ave.-County line x RSTP pending
Co line-Carvins Cove 2 mi.
RCIT Connection x
Wolf Creek 35
Roanoke R-Hardy Rd x
Hardy-BRP x

x=complete
dot=partially complete

 

Roanoke River

Plan # On/Off Rd. Inactive Exploration Planning Engineering Funding ROW Acquisition Construction Complete Comments
Dixie Caverns-Green Hill 32 Off x
Green Hill Park-Diuguids Lane 32 Off x x x x x 2007
Diuguids Lane-Mill Lane 32 Off x x
Mill Lane-Eddy Street 32 Off x x x Partial
Eddy Street-Colorado Street 32 Off x x x x x x Partial 2002 opened to Williams Br.
Colorado Street-Apperson Drive 32 Off x x x x
Apperson Drive-Apperson Drive 32 Off x x x x
Apperson Drive-Roanoke City Line 32 Off x x x x
Roanoke City Line-Mudlick 32 Off x x Partial Partial Phase II of Flood Proj.
Mudlick-Roanoke Avenue 32 Off x x Partial Partial Phase II of Flood Proj.
Roanoke Avenue-2nd RR Trestle 32 Off x x Partial Partial Phase II of Flood Proj.
2nd RR Trestle-Bridge Street 32 Off x x Partial Partial Phase II of Flood Proj.
Bridge Street-Memorial Avenue 32 Off x x Partial Partial Phase II of Flood Proj.
Memorial Avenue-Wasena Park 32 Off x x x Phase II of Flood Proj.
Wasena Park-Piedmont Park 32 Off x x x x x Partial Phase I of Flood Proj.
Piedmont Park-9th Street 32 Off x x x x x Phase I of Flood Proj.
9th Street-Brownlee 32 Off x x x x x x Under construction
Brownlee-Golden Park-City line 32 Off x x
Bridge to Tinker Creek 32 Off x x Partial
Roanoke City line-Blue Ridge Parkway 32 Off x x
Blue Ridge Parkway to Back Creek 32 Off x x