Pearl Parkway Multiway Boulevard and Multi-Use Path
RS&H completed the design of two projects along Pearl Parkway, a major urban arterial that is a vital transportation corridor. Both sides of the roadway were designed as a multi-way boulevard, also known as a woonerf (or living street), which combines automobiles, bikes, and pedestrians in a shared space. The south side project, 30th Street to BNSF railroad, was the first phase of construction in order to coincide with completion of the 3100 Pearl Apartments.
The north side section, 30th Street to Foothills Parkway, included a new multi-use path connecting to the existing Goose Creek path. The multi-way boulevard and multi-use path enhanced access to the planned redevelopment projects in the Boulder Junction area. This section incorporated 100-year flood improvements along the Boulder Slough and utility infrastructure renewals, such as the addition of a storm sewer and new irrigation diversion structure to split and capture drainage flows in a 13-foot-wide by 6-foot-tall concrete box culvert.
The projects feature street lighting upgrades, landscaping, brick paver and concrete scoring design, a new traffic signal at Junction Place, emergency vehicle access, removable bollards, and modular suspended paving system. In addition to design, RS&H also provided environmental clearances, public process and involvement, and development coordination.
Highways & Local Roads
Urban Design & Public Spaces
Water & Wastewater Systems
George Tsiouvaras, PE