Bike/Ped Improvements at Franklin Street Near Merritt Mill Road
Post Date:11/14/2019 2:13 PM
The NC Department of Transportation has completed intersection improvements on Franklin Street between Merritt Mill Road and Graham Street. Chris Smitherman, an NCDOT Division 7 project team leader, explains more in this video: https://youtu.be/UZ49mRNpxSQ
The $350,000 NCDOT project includes the following improvements, planned and coordinated by the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro:
Traffic signal upgrade
Safer, more defined, and more efficient bicycle and pedestrian accommodations
New sidewalk and curb ramps to the areas in front of the car wash, the garage, and also to the SE quadrant of the intersection.
Converting the back-to-back left turn lane between Merritt Mill Road and Graham Street into a median