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Lebanon Pike Sidewalk Improvement Project

August 2020 Update

Metro Public Works is currently working on processing the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) agreement amendment to submit to Metro Council.

Next month: Metro Public Works anticipates the approval of the amendment in order to begin securing on-call services from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to start right-of-way (ROW) appraisals and acquisitions.

Project Description

Metro Public Works is coordinating with the Department of Transportation to construct an 8 foot sidewalk, 4 foot furnishing zone, and curb/gutter along the north side of Lebanon Pike. The new sidewalk will run from the intersection of McGavock Pike to Old Lebanon Pike. This project will establish connectivity between existing sidewalks within the project limits.

In addition, signal upgrades will be made at the intersections of McGavock Pike and Graylynn Drive with pedestrian enhancements that will include ADA ramps, crosswalk markings, and pedestrian signals.

Project Limits

McGavock Pike to Old Lebanon Pike (0.50 miles)

District 15: Council Member Jeff Syracuse


Design Phase

  • 2,169 Linear feet of sidewalk, curb and gutter
  • Storm drainage improvements
  • Pedestrian crosswalks and signals
  • Construction cost estimate: $1.8 million ($1.44 million federal funds, $360,000 local funds) -
  • Anticipated start of Right-of-Way and Utility phase: Late Spring 2019 (for approx. 12-20 months)
  • Final plans: Summer 2020
  • Obtain contractor and CEI: Late Summer 2020
  • Anticipated construction start date: Fall 2020 (for approximately 18-24 months)

For more information, please contact the Public Works project manager at 615-862-8730.

aerial photo of Lebanon Pike and McGavock Pike

aerial photo of Lebanon Pike and Old Lebanon Pike