Map: Knoxville’s Existing, In Progress, and Proposed Greenways

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Here’s all the greenways construction action going on now:

Greenways Finished in the Last Four Years

CityView Greenway – 353 linear feet (2013)

Loves Creek Greenway extension – 0.4 miles (2013)

New Greenways Already Being Built (with completion estimate)

Knox/Blount Greenway – 1.8 miles (by Thanksgiving)

Neyland Greenway, along the Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant – 0.27 miles (this winter)

South Waterfront Riverwalk (Suttree Landing Park project) – 0.4 miles (summer 2016)

First Creek Greenway, from FHS to Edgewood Park – 0.6 miles (winter 2016)

Fort Dickerson Greenway (Fort Dickerson Entrance Enhancement project) – 490 linear feet (2016)

South Waterfront Riverwalk, along Island Home Avenue near Maplewood Drive (Island Home Riverwalk project)0.15 miles

Marion/Blackstock Street Greenway, from Fifth Avenue to Baxter Avenue (I-275 Business Park project)
0.6 miles (2017-2018)

South Waterfront Riverwalk, from Henley Street to Gay Street (Bridges at Riverwalk project, Blanchard and Calhoun)0.2 miles

Greenway Repairs/Enhancements

Third Creek Greenway bridge replacement and trail resurfacing project –
0.4 miles (2013)

Third Creek Greenway realignment project, near Tobler Lane crossing –
650 linear feet (2014)

Neyland Greenway boardwalk replacement project – 300 linear feet (2014)

Greenway Repairs/Enhancements Under Way

Will Skelton Greenway stabilization project – 515 linear feet (this winter)

Northwest Greenway resurfacing project – 1.0 miles (2016)

Mary Vestal Greenway resurfacing and extension project – 0.4 miles (2016)

S. Heather Duncan

S. Heather Duncan has won numerous awards for her feature writing and coverage of the environment, government, education, business and local history during her 15-year reporting career. Originally from Western North Carolina, Heather has worked for Radio Free Europe, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in London, and several daily newspapers. Heather spent almost a dozen years at The Telegraph in Macon, Ga., where she spent most of her time covering the environment or writing project-investigations that provoked changes such as new laws related to day care and the protection of environmentally-sensitive lands. You can reach Heather at heather@knoxmercury.com

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