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50-Mile Activity Loop Projects

Updates on the 50-Mile Activity Loop

Project Summary

50-Mile Activity Loop Plan (Complete)

50 Mile Activity Loop Plan (completed 2013)

Phase 1: Uptown to Zuni Rd. (Complete)

Connects Uptown to Zuni Road via bikeways and sidewalks and multi-use trails and features shared lane bicycle markings (sharrows). The City’s first HAWK (High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk) signal, was installed at Lomas at Alvarado. (Completed 2015)

Phase 2: Signage (Complete)

Overall Signage Plan for project-wide wayfinding signage & striping. The signage will provide direction to bikers, walkers, joggers and others, to better enable them to use the multi-use trail system. (Completed February 2018)

Phase 3: Downtown (Complete)

New buffered bike lanes have been installed to connect the Downtown with the Loop (Completed August 2017).

Phase 4: Coors / Eagle Ranch (Underway)

Construction is underway for the bicycle/pedestrian infrastructure providing a key link for the Loop near Coors Blvd and Eagle Ranch Road.  Proposed improvements: shared bicycle lane (sharrow) on the Paseo del Norte Frontage Road, multi-use trail along the Corrales Main Canal and Eagle Ranch Road, ADA improvements, signing & striping. The project will connect the existing Piedras Marcadas Park Trail to the Paseo del Norte Trail. This project is funded by federal dollars and a local match.(Scheduled completion: August 2018)

Phase 5: 4th Street (Complete)

Joint effort between the City and Bernalillo County: 4th Street bike lane and pavement improvements from Alameda to North Diversion Channel (Completed December 2017)

Additional projects 

Phase 6: Central / Unser Reconstruction, City Municipal Development Department (DMD)

Project to reconstruct the entire intersection of Central Avenue and Unser Boulevard to include new signal equipment, ITS and a reinforced concrete section on all approaches, as well as buffered bike lanes and trail improvements. (Estimated completion: July 2019)

Phase 7: Bridge Boulevard Project, Bernalillo County

The Bridge Blvd project extends from Coors Boulevard to the Riverside Drain. It is a key project in the implementation of the Bridge Blvd Corridor Redevelopment Plan. Funded by federal funds and local matching funds. This project will take place in various phases.

Phase 1 Tower Rd includes a buffered bike lane for the Loop and is estimated to be complete early 2019.

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