By Christy Wheeland
Novembert 11, 2020
An effort to obtain a sidewalk for pedestrians along Pecan Street from Broadway St. to 305th E. Ave. (Ben Lumpkin Road) is officially underway.
At the November Coweta City Council meeting, City Manager Roger Kolman recommended the adoption of a resolution to apply for Transportation Alternatives Program funding for the project.
TAP is a federally sourced program intended to promote multi-modal transportation opportunities in local communities, including home to school (Safer Routes to Schools) pedestrian facilities.
In 2016, the city applied for TAP funding through INCOG for a sidewalk project to improve the safety of pedestrian traffic from the north side of Highway 51 to the Coweta School District’s main campus. That project was completed in late 2019 through a partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
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