The section of Volunteer Boulevard from Pat Head Summitt Street to Payton Manning Pass/Circle Park Drive is closed while the second phase of the three phase project to beautify Volunteer Boulevard takes place.
Construction began in May and is slated to be complete this October. The landscape improvement portion of the project is scheduled to be complete in January 2018.
Improved sidewalks and new accent crosswalks with concrete pavers will be installed throughout the project section.
A lane shift will also be put into place at the intersection of Pat Head Summitt and Volunteer.
The project includes the addition of streetscape elements including pedestrian and roadway lighting, site furniture and new landscaping throughout the street section.
On street parking will be removed and there will be a creation of a shared bicycle/vehicular travel lane traveling in both directions on Volunteer.
The project also encompasses rebuilding the S9 parking lot adjacent to Art & Architecture. The lot will feature a new entrance and landscaping.
Wi-Fi coverage will also be improved throughout the street section and security cameras will be added as needed.
Project Status: Under Construction
Total Cost: $5,025,000
Projected Start: May 2017
Projected Completion: October 2017: Construction; January 2018: Landscape