The Liberty Street Project will create safer routes for travelers in Downtown, enhance area streetscape aesthetics and increase transportation and trail connectivity for community members and visitors, among other benefits.
Harrisonburg Public Works will welcome the community to a special event Thursday, June 1, at 11:00am, as the City moves forward on construction of its new Public Works administration building at 320 E. Mosby Road.
Harrisonburg Public Works will host an open house at the Simms Center where the public may learn more and ask questions about roadway reconfiguration projects and learn specific details about projects proposed for summer 2023.
The City is considering several roadway reconfiguration projects. Roadway reconfiguration efforts seek to improve safety and operations on roads through modifying the use of the existing pavement to change the number and alignment of lanes.
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This project will reconfigure University Blvd (0.7 miles) and Evelyn Byrd Avenue (1.3 miles) by converting the streets from 4 lanes to 2 vehicle lanes, a center turn lane and bike lanes to provide access management and improve safety.
The project extends East Kaylor Park Drive to the site of Harrisonburg’s second high school and connects to S. Main Street south of Pointe Drive.
Projects for multiple improvements to South Main Street in the vicinity of the I-81 Exit 243 interchange to Mosby Road.
The project adds a 3' wide concrete median on S. Main Street from just south of Mosby Rd to Stone Spring Rd/Erickson Ave, with a break to maintain a full access entrance to Dukes Plaza.
This project addresses multiple safety concerns on the Port Republic Road corridor between Hunters Rd and Devon Lane, as identified in the Port Republic Road Safety and Operations Study