Transportation Bonds

 

2017 BOND REFERENDUM

Transportation Bonds

 

Bond Amount:    $4,000,000

Purpose:              Funding will be used to improve pedestrian and motorist travel throughout Harrisburg.

Potential Projects:

  • Signal/Intersection Improvements
  • Sidewalk Projects
  • Roadway Resurfacing
  • Highway 49 Improvements

 

Project Costs:     $5,300,000

 
  

 

Note:  Other funding sources for these projects could include federal and state funding such as NCDOT’s Safety funds and CMAQ grants.


 

Potential Signal/Intersection Improvements Projects

 Currently Under Consideration


Note:  The following projects are potential projects and have not been fully analyzed by staff or approved by Town Council. 

 

Goal with these projects:  These projects would improve the safety of the intersections by reducing congesting and improving their operational capacity.

 

Signal/Intersection Improvement Projects:

  • Tom Query Road and Caldwell Road
    • Convert existing two-way stop into signalized intersection
    • Drainage improvements
    • Widen roadway
  • Tom Query Road and Robinson Church Road
    • Widen intersection, adding three (3) turn lanes
    • Upgrade existing signal
    • Upgrade pavement markings
    • Utility relocation
  • Rocky River Road and Robinson Church Road
    • Widen intersection, adding two (2) turn lanes
    • Upgrade existing signal
    • Upgrade pavement markings

 

Potential Sidewalk Projects

 Currently Under Consideration


Note:  The following projects are potential projects and have not been fully analyzed by staff or approved by Town Council. 

 

Goal with these projects:  These projects would include areas where there are current gaps and connections are possible, as well as any high impact sidewalk that may be on a DOT road that is conducive to a high volume of pedestrians traveling to specific destinations in Town.

 

Sidewalk Projects:

  • Stallings Road from Raging Ridge Road to Middleton Drive
  • Tom Query Road from Caldwell Road to Sunburst Lane
  • School Avenue from Retention Pond to Parallel Drive
  • Robinson Church Road at Back Creek, to Stallings Road at Harrisburg Veterans Road
  • Hickory Ridge Road from HRHS/HRMS to Stallings Road
  • Oakley Drive from Sims Parkway to Harris Depot Road
  • Highway 49 from Ruckus Road to Kings Drive
  • Kee Lane from Town Hall to Highway 49

 

 

Potential Roadway Resurfacing Projects

 Currently Under Consideration

 

Note:  The following projects are potential projects and have not been fully analyzed by staff or approved by Town Council. 

 

Goal with these projects:  These projects would restore the useful lives of the roads and increase ride comfort for Town residents and may also reduce costs to drivers through less wear and tear on vehicles.

 

Roadway Resurfacing Projects:

  • Beechmont Street
  • Heatherstone Drive
  • Pinecroft Court
  • Whispering Wood Drive
  • Woodstream Road
  • Dell Drive
  • Wycombe Court
  • Harrisburg Industrial Park Drive
  • Stone Path Court
  • Burnage Hall Road
  • Birchbrook Court
  • Oakcliffe Court
  • Pleasant Valley Drive
  • Woodmere Drive
  • Tottenham Drive
  • Torquay Drive
  • Sunburst Lane
  • Bedfordshire Avenue
  • Windsor Forest Place
  • French Fields Lane

 

 

Potential Highway 49 Improvement Projects

 Currently Under Consideration

 

Note:  The following projects are potential projects and have not been fully analyzed by staff or approved by Town Council. 

 

Goal with these projects:  These projects would include upgrading and replacing existing signals at the intersections below, including poles, wires, equipment and signal heads.  New signalized intersections would have decorative poles and mast arms as well as intersection lighting and upgraded signal heads.  This project will increase the aesthetics of Highway 49 through Harrisburg as well as increase the overall operational capacity and safety of the intersections.

 

Highway 49 Improvement Projects:

  • Highway 49 and Main Street
  • Highway 49 and Harrisburg Veterans Road
  • Highway 49 and Robinson Church Road
  • Highway 49 and Morehead Road
  • Highway 49 and Pepsi Way
  • Highway 49 and Caldwell Road
  • Harrisburg Veterans Road and Publix Drive