The City of Asheville Public Works Stormwater Division will be launching construction on a project to improve stormwater drainage in the areas of Carter St, S. Ann St and Patton Ave summer of 2022.
The project will bring much needed flood and run-off relief to the area, as well as allowing the City to undertake general streetscape improvements for sidewalks, lighting and pedestrian accessibility in the area.
AREA of WORK
- The Carter, Ann, Patton stormwater project (CAPS) will place a new stormwater collection system within the public right-of-way that extends the existing stormwater collection system.
- Construction is expected to continue into 2023 and kick off this summer
POSSIBLE IMPACTS – GET FAMILIAR – BE PREPARED!
Like any major upgrade to our infrastructure, there will be impacts. We want to let everyone know well in advance so you can plan accordingly.
- potential reduced lanes, detours and closures until project completion –
- keep checking our website for more information and sign up for updates.
MAKING ASHEVILLE FLOW
Here are improvements being made through this project
- Reduced area flooding and stormwater system upgrades
- New ADA accessible sidewalks on Patton Ave.
- New high visibility crosswalks in project area
- Street resurfacing
- Street-level manhole and utility cover adjustments
- Lamp posts in keeping with existing historic style
- Replacement of damaged or obstructive trees along Patton Ave.
FIND OUT MORE
The City of Asheville wants to ensure you know what’s happening with this project.
There will be a walking tour of the project area Tuesday, June 7 11:30 a.m. – 12:30p.m.
Follow this link to register.
Those attending the walking tour are asked to gather at :
Firestone Complete Autocare : 215 Patton Ave
Parking is available on the side of the building
Alternatively, there will be an informational virtual meeting Wednesday, June 8 at 4:30 p.m-5:30p.m.
Follow this link to register
Click here to register for project updates via email.
AVL Alerts is a system the City of Asheville uses to inform you of large scale/emergency interruptions. We invite you to sign up for alerts here.