Two public meetings for the South Walnut Creek Trail, currently under design.
So. Walnut Creek Trail – Public Input Meeting: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 6:30 PM
Please join City Staff and Trail Consultants for a very important meeting regarding the development of the South Walnut Creek Trail. Tue, Oct 27 at Eastside Memorial High School Cafeteria, 1012 Arthur Stiles Road, Austin TX 78721
So. Walnut Creek Trail – Public Input Meeting: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 6:30 PM
Please join City Staff and Trail Consultants for a very important meeting regarding the development of the South Walnut Creek Trail. Wed, Oct 28 at One Texas Center, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 505 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 78704
Here’s some additional information about the Walnut Creek Trail project:
Description: Walnut Creek Trail will ultimately be a 16-mile concrete trail from Balcones District Park in NW Austin to Govalle Park in East Austin.
1) North Walnut Trail Phase 1 is 3.2 miles of trail from Balcones District Park to Walnut Creek Metro Park with a total cost of $3.3M. TXDOT Review of the completed plans is underway, city bids are expected soon.
2) North Walnut Trail Phase 2 is 1.7 miles of trail from Walnut Creek Metro Park running under Lamar Blvd to the TCEQ and Girl Scout buildings at 1-35. Total cost is $1.9M. Funding was approved by City Council on June 18, 2008 for construction design.
3) South Walnut Trail is 7.2 miles of trail and runs from Govalle Park in SE Austin to the new tennis complex at Walnut Creek Greenbelt/Sports Complex on Johnny Morris Rd just south of US 290. Total cost is $10.1 M. Design Consultants are on board and the first public meetings will be held on Oct 27 and 28 (see events).
The total trail to be constructed is 12.25 mile with these three projects at a total cost of $15,332,102. The trail is a 10 foot wide concrete trail with trailheads in Phase 1 at major intersections and facilities including Balcones District Park, Mopac Access, North Austin Medical Center, Austin Community College and Walnut Creek Metro Park.