Roosa Connect: Transportation Alternatives Program
Tour the Roosa Avenue Connect Project
Wednesday, August 21 from 5:15-6:00 pm at Schneider Park on Roosa Avenue
The public is invited to learn about and visit the site of the Roosa Avenue Connect Project on Wednesday, August 21 from 5:15 to 6:00 p.m. The project will address safety for all road users, including motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians. The tour will depart from Schneider Park, and city staff and project engineers will be on hand to update the public about the project.
The Rossa Avenue Connect was identified as a high priority in the 2012 Multimodal Transportation Plan. The project will include a 10-foot shared-use path along the east side of Roosa Avenue from 9th Street to El Paso Street and will also upgrade curb ramps to make the sidewalks ADA-compliant.
Roosa Avenue Connect Project
Total Project Cost: $1.9 million
Project Grant Funding: Transportation Alternatives Program Grant $948,644
Local Match Total (Half Cent Sales and Use Tax Fund): $951,356
Status: 95% design (PDF) is complete! Construction for this project is anticipated in 2023.
The Roosa Connect project is a proposed 10' shared-use path along Roosa Avenue, on the east side of the roadway, from 9th Street (south end) to El Paso Street (north end).
The City received a $948,644 Transportation Alternatives Program grant to complete the project, which will complete 0.82 miles (4,322 feet) of ADA-compliant sidewalks and curb ramps, bringing the sidewalks up to current standards.
Design reached 95% completion by October 12, 2018. This 2016 Design and Engineering Project is being funded by 2015 Half Cent Sales and Use Tax funds.
Next Steps: City and CDOT review will resume in 2021, closer to anticipated construction in 2023.
For more information, please call (970) 375-4901 or email Multi Modal Transit.