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Elevate Parks & Recreation (Tree & Green

University Boulevard Corridor Improvements

Updated Feb 20, 2024

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Summary

This project will build on previous corridor investments by making additional improvements to University Boulevard. These improvements will accommodate various modes of travel (vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles) and will upgrade security, lighting, utility systems, and landscaping in the area. 

Goals and Impact
  • Update major infrastructure serving a geographic area that generates over $4 billion of annual economic activity

  • Improve connectivity between downtown, campus, and Alberta

  • Improve accessibility and safety for multimodal transportation

  • Provide stormwater, utility, and technology upgrades

Project Updates
Timeline

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Key Milestones & Events
Completed:
  • Downtown-campus phase: hired Duncan Coker to provide survey and related services

  • Eastern phase: RFQ issued for professional engineering and related services

Up Next:
  • Eastern phase: completion of survey, environmental assessments, and preliminary design

Project Materials
Financial Information
Costs

Cost Summary

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Spent:

$717,902

Approved:

$1,177,110

Budget:

Pending Planning/Design

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Spent: The amount paid on this project to-date.​

Approved: The amount that has been approved by the City Council to be spent for a specific contract or purpose on this project. In city accounting terms, this is spent + encumbered.

Budget: The total amount of money that the City expects to be spent to complete this project. This amount is only finalized once sufficient planning on the project has been completed.

Cost Details
Overall Funding

Funding Summary

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Elevate Tuscaloosa Fund:

$11,750,000

Other City Funds:

$250,000

External Funding:

$10,000,000

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Elevate Tuscaloosa Fund: City funds dedicated to Elevate Tuscaloosa which are allocated to this project.

Other City Funds: City funds from non-Elevate Tuscaloosa sources allocated to this project.

External Funding: Amounts from sources outside of the city, such as grants, or donations from citizens or private companies.

Funding Details
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