Charlotte Street Two-Way Conversion

Charlotte Street Two-Way Conversion

Project Team
City of Lancaster Jacobs McCormick Taylor Flyway Excavating, Inc.
Project Description

The Charlotte Street Conversion utilized porous pavers in 11 parking areas, 20 bio-retention areas in vegetated curb-extensions, and 12 subsurface storage beds to capture approximately 3.4 million gallons of stormwater from the adjacent streets annually. This street makeover also significantly improves pedestrian access an safety, and provides increased economic visibility for businesses. The project’s scale and attention to providing community amenities from safety to tree canopy expansion stood out to the jurors.
To read the full project narrative and view more photos, visit the project folder in our Google Drive!

Best Ultra-Urban Project

This category recognizes the best application of green infrastructure (GI) practices that are built in highly urban areas to reduce flooding and pollutant delivery (more than 75% site impervious cover). Some examples include: green streets, walls, roofs or parking lots, rainwater harvesting systems, urban forestry practices, and permeable hardscapes.

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Project Narrative
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Charlotte St. SW Plan
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