About the project

The Summit Avenue Streetscape project will provide streetscape enhancements along Summit Avenue from LeBauer Park to the railroad underpass, from Percy Street to Sullivan Street, and along Yanceyville Street from East Lindsay Street to East Bessemer Avenue. Additionally, water main upgrades are planned along Summit Avenue from Sullivan Street to East Bessemer Avenue.

With an aim to unify and beautify the neighborhood, enhancements and improvements along Summit Avenue and Yanceyville Street include:

  • Storm drainage improvements
  • Water main upgrades
  • Landscaped medians
  • Hardscape, landscape and other aesthetic improvements
  • Sidewalk and curb repair or replacements as needed
  • Bicycle lanes
  • Pavement resurfacing
  • Decorative street lighting
  • Bus shelters

The project aims to promote a better quality of life for Greensboro residents, by improving connections between downtown, parks and the greenway and creating more walkable and bikeable corridors for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Construction phases

Construction for the project will occur in two phases.

Phase One includes improvements on Summit Avenue from Percy Street to Sullivan Street and on Yanceyville Street from 5th Avenue to East Lindsay Street. In addition, water main improvements will occur along Summit Avenue from Percy Street to Bessemer Avenue. Also, Yanceyville Street from Bessemer Avenue to 5th Avenue will be restriped to add bike lane connections and continuity.

Phase Two includes improvements to Summit Avenue from LeBauer Park to the railroad underpass for continuity into downtown from Phase One.

Summit Ave Streetscape