University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Volunteer Boulevard Streetscape Phase II

Knoxville, Tennessee

  • FIRM

    Ross/Fowler PC

  • CLIENT

    UT Knoxville

  • TOTAL COST

    $5,025,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    1/2018

In the second of three phases, the Volunteer Boulevard Streescape project will improve sidewalks and install new accent crosswalks with concrete pavers throughout the project section. A lane shift also will be put into place at the intersection of Pat Head Summitt and Volunteer.
The project will add streetscape elements, including pedestrian and roadway lighting, ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFEATURED IN2017 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress furniture and new landscaping throughout the street section. On-street parking will be removed to make room for a shared bicycle/vehicular travel lane in both directions on Volunteer.
The project also encompasses rebuilding the S9 parking lot adjacent to the Art & Architecture building. The lot will feature a new entrance and landscaping. Wi-fi coverage will be improved throughout the street section, and security cameras will be added as needed.
Phase I of the project was completed in August 2016. The third phase will begin in 2018.