Corridor talks resume
Council discusses project that would connect Uptown area to Genetic Center
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 12:00 AM
City officials, from left, Charlie Barrineau, Julie Wilkie and Steffanie Dorn discuss issues Monday at City Council's work session.
(Chris Trainor | Index-Journal)
Greenwood City Council is continuing discussions about creating a corridor between the Uptown area and the Greenwood Genetic Center campus, via Carolina Avenue.
The city is now beginning to look a bit further into what it would take to make such a corridor link possible, and it is looking for a partner to fund a masterplan for the project.
The possible Carolina Avenue project was discussed Monday evening during council's work session at the Municipal Building.
City manager Charlie Barrineau brought council up to speed on where the plans stand.
“With the next steps to continue with Carolina Avenue, I felt like we needed a masterplan document,” Barrineau said. “In essence, we’ve had a consultant come in who said ‘It would be great if you could connect A to B,’ but that’s really all we have. So, we really need to do a better due diligence. When we talked (last year) about that, City Council asked if we could find some other partners to help fund that (plan). We now have a proposal from Davis & Floyd for that masterplan.
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