Construction began in November on the second phase of improvements to Parkfield Drive between Payton Gin Road and Mearns Meadow Boulevard as part of the Safe Routes to School projects near Wooldridge Elementary School.

Work includes adding a protected bike lane, building 1 mile of new sidewalks, repairing 1.4 miles of sidewalks, completing 14 pedestrian crossing improvements, and improving two intersections on Payton Gin at Ohlen Road and at Parkfield.

Phase 1 work began in May and included other bicycle and pedestrian safety work.

Timeline: May 2021-fall 2022

Cost: $2.8 million

Funding source: 2016 and 2018 mobility bonds