Construction Update

080211_Harrisburg_HikeBike_Trail.inddSeveral infrastructure improvement projects are underway in the East End that will make the pedestrian environment safer and better connected to transit and trails. An FTA New Freedom grant is funding new or replacement sidewalks on Canal, Delano and other streets where access was previously limited or non-existent. Canal StreetPedestrian level lighting, benches, ramps, and transit stops will also enhance these areas and provide connections to hike and bike trails. The new Brown Foundation Plaza on Harrisburg at Paige Street, slated for completion early in 2014, will be a restful stop for walkers and bike riders. A grant from the Brown Foundation, as well as management district capital, is funding this enhancement that will become another green asset for the East End.