The city of Texarkana Texas just received big grant money for the construction and improvement of The Kennedy Lane Bicycle and Pedestrian Sidewalk areas. 

The city was awarded $2,310,247 that money will go towards the preliminary engineering and construction of the project. According to the press release.

Photo by Dário Gomes on Unsplash
Photo by Dário Gomes on Unsplash

Along Kennedy Lane from Highway 93 (Summerhill Road) to the Cowhorn Creek bridge, they will construct 6-foot concrete sidewalks. There will also be sidewalks constructed along the south side of Kennedy Lane to Robison Road and along one side of Robison Road to Farm-to-Market Road (FM) 559.

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Plus, there will also be a 12-foot wide asphalt path that will go from Cowhorn Creek Trail from Kennedy Lane to College Drive. The press release states that this path will connect to sidewalks and bike lanes on College Drive.

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David Orr, Texarkana Texas City Manager said in the press release;

“We are excited to receive this funding and continue to partner with TXDOT to improve the pedestrian infrastructure in our community. Texarkana continues to be a beneficiary of the TA Set-Aside Program, and we are looking forward to continuing our work to make Texarkana a better place to walk and bike.”

Active walk with pet

The project is set to begin in the summer of 2023.

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