Mar 14, 2016 - News

North Tryon Street is about to get a little facelift

The city of Charlotte is about to make North Tryon Street look a little nicer.

Think trees planted along the side of the road, new sidewalk, planted medians, landscaping, decorative lighting, shared driveways, bike lanes, a nicer pedestrian experience, etc. It will go from looking like this:

Image via Google Street View

Image via Google Street View

To something more like this.


The project will extend from Dalton Avenue to 30th Street.

It will also pick up part of Church Street. The cost is $13 million. A lot of that will be land acquisition. The city is condemning a lot of commercial land along the corridor to do its work.

Design is done.

The city is still negotiating with property owners on compensation. Look for movement soon.


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