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50-Mile Activity Loop Projects

Updates on the 50-Mile Activity Loop

Project Summary

As of February 2018, approximately $2.7 million dollars have been spent on the following:

50 Mile Activity Loop Plan (completed 2013)

Phase 1: Uptown to Zuni Rd

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

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

New cycle tracks (protected bicycle lanes) have been installed to connect the Downtown with the Loop (Completed August 2017)

Phase 4 / Segment 8: Coors / Eagle Ranch (Underway)

Proposed improvements: trail, intersection improvements, signing & striping. Multi-use trail crossing at Coors Boulevard and Eagle Ranch Road. The project will connect the existing Piedras Marcadas Park Trail to the Paseo del Norte Trail. Federally funded. (Construction is scheduled from April to August of 2018, with completion: fall 2018)

Phase 5 / Segment 9: 4th Street

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 funded by other agencies

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.

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 construction to begin August 2018.

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