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The City of Little Rock has received multiple requests from citizens to improve Rodney ParhamRoad from Green Mountain Drive and Hinson Road north to Cantrell Road over the years. Theimprovements requested include installing bike lanes and sidewalks from Green Mountain toCantrell, install drainage improvements with curb and gutter, and improve the roadway. Basedon citizen feedback, the City of Little Rock implemented a process in which a conceptual studywould be performed analyzing several design options. Citizen feedback is sought to helpdetermine the design option that best meets the needs of both the City of Little Rock and thecitizens located along the corridor in the immediate area.Four (4) design options from the conceptual study will be presented at an open public meetingfor citizen feedback at the 1st Baptist Church on Rodney Parham Road, Thursday, May 5, 2016from 5:30 to 7:30. Visitors will have an opportunity to review plans and options and talk tostaff about concerns. Comments may be provided to staff at the meeting or through the Cityweb site at www.littlerock.org. The options are listed below with relevant information. Alloptions will include curb, gutter, and storm sewer drainage improvements.

 

Option A• Vehicular Traveled Way - Three (3) lane section with bike lanes (Forty Eight (48) feettotal roadway width from back of curb to back of curb).• Pedestrian Traveled Way – Five (5) foot sidewalks located on each side of the roadwaywith a five (5) foot grassed buffer from back of curb to edge of sidewalk.• Overall Cross Section Width of Improvements – Sixty eight (68) feet.• Existing Right of Way – Eighty (80) feet.• Conceptual Planning Estimate - $4.8 million.

 

Option B• Vehicular Traveled Way - Three (3) lane section (Thirty seven (37) feet total roadwaywidth from back of curb to back of curb).• Pedestrian Traveled Way – Five (5) foot sidewalk located on west side of the roadwaywith a five (5) foot grassed buffer from back of curb to edge of sidewalk and a ten (10)foot multi-use trail located on the east side with a five (5) foot buffer from back of curbto edge of trail.• Overall Cross Section Width of Improvements – Sixty two (62) feet.• Existing Right of Way – Eighty (80) feet.• Conceptual Planning Estimate – $4.6 million

 

Option C• Vehicular Traveled Way - Five (5) lane section (Fifty nine (59) feet total roadway widthfrom back of curb to back of curb).• Pedestrian Traveled Way – Five (5) foot sidewalks located on each side of the roadwaywith a five and a half (5 1/2) foot grassed buffer from back of curb to edge of sidewalk.• Overall Cross Section Width of Improvements – Eighty (80) feet.• Existing Right of Way – Eighty (80) feet.• Conceptual Planning Estimate - $5.4 million.

 

Option D• Vehicular Traveled Way – Two (2) lane section with two eight (8) foot drivable grassareas adjacent to the traveled way and a sixteen (16) foot wide grassed/ landscapedmedian (Sixty (60) feet total roadway width from back of curb to back of curb).• Pedestrian Traveled Way – Five (5) foot sidewalks located on each side of the roadwaywith a five (5) foot grassed buffer from back of curb to edge of sidewalk.• Overall Cross Section Width of Improvements – Eighty (80) feet.• Existing Right of Way – Eighty (80) feet.• Conceptual Planning Estimate - $6.6 million.

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115-4-006 Rodney Parham Conceptual Study Project Summary

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