Capital Improvements Projects

Engineering Director

Thomas V. Clabo, P.E.
[email protected]
(865) 215-2148

400 Main St., Suite 475
Knoxville, TN 37902

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS STATUS - Updated June 7, 2024

Atlantic Avenue Sidewalk Project
This project will construct sidewalk on the north side of Atlantic Avenue between N Broadway and Pershing Street.  The Atlantic Avenue Sidewalk Project is included in the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization's Transportation Improvement Plan.  KUB will reimburse the City for the utility relocation work that is included in this project.  The construction of this project is funded by a TDOT grant and requires a City of Knoxville local match of 20%.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of Atlantic Avenue Sidewalk Project [PDF]
• City Invests $6,000,000 in Sidewalks
• City invests nearly $6 million on three major sidewalk projects ~ video
• View additional information regarding new sidewalks at Old Broadway, Kingston Pike, Coker Avenue and Atlantic Avenue
• Building Better Connectivity: It's the Summer of Sidewalks, Bridges and Greenways
• "Walking in a Winter Wonderland..."
• Lancaster Drive Sidewalk to Open

Augusta Quarry Amenities Phase II Project
The City has implemented extensive improvements to Fort Dickerson Park including roadway realignment with a new traffic signal, improvements to the park entrance, a parking lot and pedestrian plaza, and installation of underground utilities from the park entrance at Augusta Avenue to the existing parking lot at the Fort Dickerson Quarry to support future facilities.  The Augusta Quarry Amenities Project - Phase II will construct bathhouses and kiosks as well as improvements to the pedestrian path down to the water, a waterfront pier and floating docks.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of Augusta Quarry Amenities Phase II Project [PDF]
• Augusta Quarry: Foundations Poured, Utilities Installed
• Augusta Quarry to Close Temporarily for Major Upgrades
• Urban Wilderness: 1 week, 2 milestones

2023 Citywide Guardrail Replacement Program
The 2023 Citywide Guardrail Replacement Program allows Engineering to perform ongoing maintenance and installation of guardrails throughout the City.  This project consists of certain identified replacements as well as work that arises on an as-needed basis.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of 2023 Citywide Guardrail Replacement Program [PDF]

Cradle of Country Music Park Pier 865 Project
This project will construct the pier foundation portion of the public artwork to be installed in the Cradle of Country Music Park.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of Cradle of Country Music Park Pier 865 Project [PDF]
• Cradle of Country Music Park
• Cradle of Country Music Park - History of the Park & Sculptures
• Cradle of Country Music Park - Public Art Process

2024 Curb Cuts Project
This project will install or improve curb cuts in existing sidewalks to make them fully accessible. It is generally the intent of this project to install curb cuts at locations that are planned to be resurfaced within the next few years.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of 2024 Curb Cuts Project [PDF]

Dr. E.V. Davidson Community Center Roof Replacement Project
The Dr. E.V. Davidson Community Center has an older, decaying roof, as well as four rooftop air-conditioning units that are in need of replacement. Through the past several years, Facility Services has patched and made repairs to the roof, but a full replacement is now necessary. Additionally, the rooftop air-conditioning units have surpassed their service life. This project will provide for the replacement of the roof membrane, upgrade the insulation and replace the rooftop air-conditioning units.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of Dr. E.V. Davidson Community Center Roof Replacement Project [PDF]

Kingston Pike Complete Connections Project
This project involves the construction of bike lanes and a new sidewalk, curb and gutter, drainage, minor widening, lighting, and signal modifications along the south side of Kingston Pike (US-11/70, State Route 1) from Wesley Road to Golfclub Road and along the west side of Golfclub Road from Kingston Pike to the Messiah Lutheran Church driveway. The project will create a connection for bicyclists and pedestrians to travel the section of Kingston Pike between Wesley Road and Golfclub Road and connect these facilities to the adjacent KAT bus stops.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of Kingston Pike Complete Connections Project [PDF]
• View additional information regarding the TDOT grant for the Kingston Pike Complete Connection Project
• View additional information regarding new sidewalks at Old Broadway, Kingston Pike, Coker Avenue and Atlantic Avenue
• Building Better Connectivity: It's the Summer of Sidewalks, Bridges and Greenways
• Kingston Pike: Safer for All Commuters!

Old Broadway Sidewalks Project

This project will construct approximately 3,800 linear feet of sidewalk/greenway along Old Broadway from the northern intersection with Broadway to the intersection of Mineral Springs Avenue with Broadway. This project provides a multimodal facility that connects Fountain City to the neighborhoods south of Sharps Ridge and separates users from the heavily traveled interchange of Broadway at I-640.
• View Current Construction Status of Old Broadway Sidewalks Project [PDF]
• Old Broadway Sidewalks Project Enters Final Phase
• View additional information regarding new sidewalks at Old Broadway, Kingston Pike, Coker Avenue and Atlantic Avenue

2024 Resurfacing Phase I and Phase II Project
This is the City's annual resurfacing program.  Phase I includes a total of approximately 17 equivalent miles of resurfacing in Council Districts 1, 2, and 6.  Phase II includes a total of approximately 15 equivalent miles of resurfacing in Council Districts 3, 4, and 5. In order to solicit more competitive bids, the 2024 Resurfacing Program was advertised as two separate, smaller projects.  In addition to streets identified for resurfacing by the City are streets requested to be included by KUB in compliance with the Supplemental Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement between the City of Knoxville and Knoxville Utilities Board.  Approximately 3.7 equivalent miles have been included for KUB for resurfacing streets that were damaged through utility cuts.
 • View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of 2024 Resurfacing - Phase I and Phase II Project [PDF]
• View additional information regarding the annual Citywide Resurfacing Program

Waterfront Drive Roadway Improvements Phase III Project
This is the final phase of construction near Suttree Landing Park and includes the final public infrastructure improvements including sidewalks, streetlights, storm drainage, and on-street parking along Waterfront Drive, Langford Avenue, Barber Street, and Claude Street.
• View Current Engineering Department Construction Status of Waterfront Drive Roadway Improvements Phase III [PDF]
• Urban Wilderness Drawing National Acclaim - and Tourists
• Knoxville’s South Waterfront Redevelopment Area - February 2022 review
• New Urban Wilderness Amenities Coming Soon

 

DESIGN PROJECTS STATUS - Updated June 7, 2024

Baum Drive Stormwater Improvements Project
Designer: Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Project Bid Date: Fall 2024
The City of Knoxville has been awarded a non-competitive ARPA funded grant from the Tennessee Department of Conservation (TDEC) to fund several water quality projects. The Baum Drive Stormwater Improvements Project was approved as part of the grant package. This project will improve the drainage conditions of Erin Drive and Baum Drive by designing and constructing a stormwater system to improve stormwater management in this area.
• Federal ARPA Funds Help City Fix Flooding Problems
• American Rescue Plan Provides $62.5M to Fund Wide Range of City Projects

Bennington Drive Sidewalk Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This project will construct a new sidewalk along Bennington Drive between N Winston Road and Vanosdale Road.

Boyds Bridge Pike Sidewalk Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Projected Bid Date: Fall 2024
This project will construct approximately 2,000 linear feet of new sidewalk between Rosalyn Drive and Brooks Avenue.

Broadway Streetscapes Project
Designer: Barge Design Solutions, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Winter 2025
This project consists of a new shared use path extending First Creek Greenway from near Cecil Avenue to near Woodland Avenue.

Broadway Transit Signal Priority Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Project
Designer: WSP USA
Project Bid Date: Spring 2027
This will design and build an Accelerated Bus Corridor along N Broadway and S Hall of Fame Drive.  The project will upgrade bus stop facilities, benches, shelters, sidewalk improvements, and intelligent transportation system (ITS) elements for passenger information dissemination, comfort, and security. The City of Knoxville will make upgrades to many of the signalized intersections along the route with updated signal timing patterns, which will allow for bus prioritization, in conjunction with KAT’s on-board systems that are already in place or in the process of being implemented. The City will be integrating the traffic signal central software package with KAT’s systems.

Buckingham Drive Sidewalk Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This project will construct a new sidewalk along Buckingham Drive Portsmouth Road and Vanosdale Road.

Buffat Mill Road Sidewalk Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Projected Bid Date: Spring 2025
This project will construct approximately 2,200 linear feet of new sidewalk along Buffat Mill Road between Whittle Springs Road and North Hills Boulevard.
• View additional information provided by the Mayor’s Office regarding New Sidewalk Projects Across the City.

Burlington Streetscapes Project
Designer: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This project includes streetscapes along Martin Luther King Jr Avenue from Kirkwood Street to Shelby Street and along Prosser Road from Martin Luther King Jr Avenue to Holston Drive.  Streetscapes include replacing sidewalks, traffic signals, streetlights, creating on-street parking, and relocating overhead utilities.
• City Invests $6,000,000 in Sidewalks
• $2,000,000 Committed to Burlington Streetscape Project
• City Invests in East Knoxville

Cal Johnson Recreation Center ADA Connection Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Projected Bid Date: June 2024
This project will construct both an accessible path and stairs connecting the recreation center with the basketball courts.
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

Cecil Webb Recreation Center Renovations Project
Designer: MBI Companies, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: July 2024
This project will provide interior upgrades to the recreation center including modifications to the floor plan, upgraded bathrooms, kitchen, activity rooms and storage.

Chapman Highway Multimodal Project
Designer: Barge Design Solutions, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Spring 2025
This project will construct a 6-foot sidewalk along the west side of Chapman Highway. It will extend 1,600 feet from the existing sidewalk in front of Buddy’s BBQ to the bus stop adjacent to Fire Station #13. New pedestrian crosswalks with pedestrian signals will be installed at the Woodlawn Pike and Fronda Lane/Overbrook Drive intersections. This project allows for safe access to two KAT bus stops, the library, as well as, the existing sidewalk network on Chapman Highway to the north.

Cherry Street Water Quality Improvements Project
Designer: EnSafe, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Summer 2024
The project will improve the drainage of Cherry Street around the Interstate 40 area. The project includes improving the drainage of a sinkhole and installing water quality units to treat water before it is discharged into the sinkhole.
• Federal ARPA Funds Help City Fix Flooding Problems
• American Rescue Plan Provides $62.5M to Fund Wide Range of City Projects

CIPP IV Stormwater Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project Phase II
Designer: Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
Project Bid Date: Summer 2024
This project will rehabilitate approximately 2,500 linear feet of stormwater drainage pipe at various locations in the City using the cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) method. Rehabilitating these degrading storm sewer pipes will improve water quality and extend the useful life of existing drainage infrasctructure for many years,  This is a second phase of the project being funded by a TDEC ARPA grant.

Citywide Advanced Traffic Management System Project (Kingston Pike, Broadway and Chapman Highway)
Designer: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
Project Bid Date: TBD
This project will design, install and integrate new fiber optic communications, various major traffic signal components, and new signal timing patterns along the major arterials of Kingston Pike, Chapman Highway, and N Broadway. The project includes these upgrades to 96 existing signalized intersections. Fiber optic communications will route to the City’s Public Works Service Center for better monitoring and maintenance of the City’s signalization network.

2024 Citywide Facilities Paving Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Projected Bid Date: May 21, 2024
This project will resurface several alleys and parking lots at City owned facilities.

Downtown Bollard Installation Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Project Bid Date: June 19, 2024
This project will install 17 retractable bollards in downtown Knoxville.  

East Knox Greenway Project
Designer: Barge Design Solutions, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This new greenway will connect the First Creek Greenway to the Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum.
• New Greenway to Connect East Knoxville Parks, Botanical Garden
• Public Input Sought on East Knox Greenway scheduled for Tuesday, November 9, 2021
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

First Creek Best Management Practices Demonstration Park Project
Designer: S&ME, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Fall 2024
The City of Knoxville was awarded a non-competitive ARPA funded grant from the Tennessee Department of Conservation (TDEC) to fund several water quality projects. The First Creek Best Management Practices (BMP) Demonstration Park Project was approved as part of the grant package that was submitted and will convert City owned lots at 3712 and 3718 Powers Street (adjacent to First Creek) into a water quality demonstration park that will reduce runoff and treat stormwater that currently goes directly into First Creek.
• American Rescue Plan Provides $62.5M to Fund Wide Range of City Projects

Gay Street Pole Replacement Project
Designer: Gresham Smith
Projected Bid Date: Summer 2024
This project will replace traffic signal poles along Gay Street at four intersections from Wall Avenue to Church Avenue.

Holston River Park Streambank Project
Designer: HGS, LLC dba RES Environmental Operating Company, LLC
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This project will design improvements to stabilize the streambank along Holston River Park. The main purpose is to protect current park infrastructure amenities and prevent any further erosion. This is currently a design-only project with construction being bid in the future as funds allow. This project is funded by a TDEC ARPA grant.

KAT 25 Bus Stops Project
Designer: CDM Smith, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: TBD
With funding from the State of Tennessee IMPROVE Act, this project will make improvements (i.e. sidewalks, curb ramps, crosswalks, bus pulloffs, concrete pads for bus shelters and/or seating, etc.) for approximately 25 locations.

Knoxville Urban Wilderness – James White Parkway Pavilion Project
Designer: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
Project Bid Date: May 31, 2024
This project will finalize plans for park amenities, parking and pavilion at the end of James White Parkway at the north end of the Urban Wilderness.
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

Liberty Street Multimodal Project
Designer: Barge Design Solutions, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: July 2024
This project creates a bicycle and pedestrian connection between Middlebrook Pike and Sutherland Avenue. It adds bicycle facilities and installs a new sidewalk on Liberty Street, connecting to two adjacent sidewalks. Bus stop, crosswalk and pedestrian signals improvements will also be included as part of this project.
• Building Better Connectivity: It's the Summer of Sidewalks, Bridges and Greenways

Loves Creek Watershed Study
Designer: Geosyntec Consultants
Projected Bid Date: N/A
This project will study surface and subsurface stormwater flow in the Loves Creek watershed to identify potential improvements for better drainage and a more resilient watershed. This is project is funded by a TDEC ARPA grant.

Magnolia Avenue Streetscape Phase 3 Project
Designer: Cannon & Cannon, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Winter 2025
Phase 3 of the Magnolia Avenue Streetscape Project consists of replacing the existing sidewalks and curb, and reconstructing the roadway as needed along E Magnolia Avenue between N Bertrand Street and N Kyle Street to provide for better pedestrian access while allowing for street amenities including bike lanes, landscaping, lighting, and transit stops.
• City Invests in East Knoxville
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

Mary Vestal Streambank Stabilization Project
Designer: Eocsystems Restoration and Planning, LLC
Project Bid Date: Fall 2024
The City of Knoxville has been awarded a non-competitive ARPA funded grant from the Tennessee Department of Conservation (TDEC) to fund several water quality projects. The Mary Vestal Park Streambank Stabilization Project was approved as part of the grant package.  This project will improve the streambank conditions of Goose Creek running through Mary Vestal Park, which currently has steep vertical banks with significant erosion issues. This contract will design 850 linear feet of rehabilitation with a construction phase immediately following, which is the limit of the permitting allowed under the TDEC ARPA grant. An additional area of approximately 1,400 linear feet will be designed and shovel ready for future construction as funding allows.
• Federal ARPA Funds Help City Fix Flooding Problems
• American Rescue Plan Provides $62.5M to Fund Wide Range of City Projects

Middlebrook Pike Advanced Traffic Management System Project
Designer: Gresham Smith
Projected Bid Date: Fall 2024
This project will design, install and integrate new fiber optic communications and various major traffic signal components along Middlebrook Pike and University Avenue between the intersections of University Avenue at College Street and Middlebrook Pike at Joe Hinton Drive. This will expand the City's ATMS infrastructure, providing modern, high-speed, secure and reliable connections to 24 existing signalized intersections along Middlebrook Pike and University Avenue.  Fiber optic communications will route to the City’s Public Works Service Center for better monitoring and maintenance of the City’s signalization network.

North Cherry Street Stormwater Improvements Project
Designer: Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Project Bid Date: Fall 2024
The City of Knoxville has been awarded a non-competitive ARPA funded grant from the Tennessee Department of Conservation (TDEC) to fund several water quality projects. The North Cherry Street Stormwater Improvements Project was approved as part of the grant. This project will replace a large, dilapidated, corrugated metal pipe system, which will improve the water quality and roadway drainage in the area.
• Federal ARPA Funds Help City Fix Flooding Problems
• American Rescue Plan Provides $62.5M to Fund Wide Range of City Projects

Northwest Greenway Connector Extension Project
Designer: CDM Smith, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: August 2024
This new greenway connection will extend the Northwest Connector Greenway along Third Creek Road from Western Avenue southward to Middlebrook Pike.
• View additional information provided by the Parks and Recreation Department regarding the existing Northwest Greenway

Old City Streetscapes Project
Designer: CDM Smith, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: June 2024 for Willow Avenue and TBD for Jackson Avenue
This project will provide streetscapes along E Jackson and Willow Avenues from Central Avenue to Hall of Fame overpass and along Central Avenue from the railroad crossing to Willow Avenue and will include relocating overhead utilities to underground and extending the look of the recently installed improvements along W Jackson Avenue.
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

Outdoor Knoxville Roof Replacement Project
Designer: Sanders Pace Architecture LLC
Projected Bid Date: July 2024
This project will replace the roof of the Outdoor Knoxville Building at 900 Volunteer Landing Way.

Pleasant Ridge Road Phase II Project
Designer: Gresham Smith
Projected Bid Date: July 2024
This project will implement the recommendations from the Pleasant Ridge Road Expedited Project Delivery Report. Improvements include the addition of turn lanes at Walnoaks Road, Sullivan Road and Moss Creek Road.

Riverwalk to Cityview Connection Project
Designer: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This project will construct a new greenway connection between the Riverwalk Greenway and the Cityview Greenway crossing the Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Rock City Park Stream Stabilization Project
Designer: Wildlands Engineering, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Fall 2024
The City of Knoxville was awarded a non-competitive ARPA funded grant from the Tennessee Department of Conservation (TDEC) to fund several water quality projects. The Rock City Park Stream Stabilization Project was approved as part of the grant package that was submitted and will restore approximately 850 linear feet of Baker Creek along Rock City Park. This section currently has issues with erosion, invasive vegetation, gross pollutants, and debris blockages.
• Federal ARPA Funds Help City Fix Flooding Problems
• American Rescue Plan Provides $62.5M to Fund Wide Range of City Projects

Seventeenth Street Bridge Project
Designer: CDM Smith, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: TBD
Phase 1 services will include an inspection of the existing bridge and development of cost estimates for repair and replacement options.

Sevier Avenue Streetscapes Project
Designer: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: July 2, 2024
The City of Knoxville plans to implement the construction of new streetscape improvements to support South Waterfront development efforts. As part of the South Waterfront Vision Plan, an improved roadway network will create accessibility to the City’s newest waterfront park, Suttree Landing Park. This project includes new streetscape improvements along Sevier Avenue which will extend from Davenport Road to a new roundabout at Sevier Avenue, Foggy Bottom Street, and Island Home Avenue intersections.
• View additional information regarding the Sevier Avenue Improvements Project
• South Waterfront Blog: Sevier Avenue: Streetscape Upgrades on the Way … Get to Know the Neighbors!
• Urban Wilderness Drawing National Acclaim - and Tourists
• Knoxville’s South Waterfront Redevelopment Area - February 2022 review
• New Urban Wilderness Amenities Coming Soon
• South Waterfront Blog

Sevier Avenue Utilities Conduit and Duct Bank Project
Designer: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: July 2, 2024
This project will install structures and conduits for overhead utilities relocations related to the Sevier Avenue Streetscapes Project.
• View additional information regarding the Sevier Avenue Improvements Project
• South Waterfront Blog: Sevier Avenue: Streetscape Upgrades on the Way … Get to Know the Neighbors!
• Urban Wilderness Drawing National Acclaim - and Tourists
• Knoxville’s South Waterfront Redevelopment Area - February 2022 review
• New Urban Wilderness Amenities Coming Soon
• South Waterfront Blog

Sevier Avenue Utilities Electric Project
Designer: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Spring 2024
This project includes all work necessary to relocate overhead utilities to the underground once the conduit and duct banks have been installed.
• View additional information regarding the Sevier Avenue Improvements Project
• South Waterfront Blog: Sevier Avenue: Streetscape Upgrades on the Way … Get to Know the Neighbors!
• Urban Wilderness Drawing National Acclaim - and Tourists
• Knoxville’s South Waterfront Redevelopment Area - February 2022 review
• New Urban Wilderness Amenities Coming Soon
• South Waterfront Blog

2024 Sidewalk Replacement Project
Designer: City of Knoxville
Projected Bid Date: July 2024
This project will remove and replace sidewalk at various sites throughout the City.  Engineering Staff is currently evaluating locations to be included within this project.

South Knoxville Bridge Greenway Project
Designer: Gresham Smith
Projected Bid Date: TBD
The project will provide a multi-modal facility along James White Parkway from Anita Drive to Riverside Drive which will connect South Knoxville to East Knoxville for bicycle and pedestrian users.
• Lancaster Drive Sidewalk to Open
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

South Waterfront Greenway Extension Project
Designer: CDM Smith, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This proposed project will provide connectivity from the 0.10-mile section of cantilevered riverwalk along Island Home Avenue to Suttree Land Park riverwalk that is just east of Foggy Bottom Street along the Tennessee River.
• Urban Wilderness Drawing National Acclaim - and Tourists
• Knoxville’s South Waterfront Redevelopment Area - February 2022 review
• New Urban Wilderness Amenities Coming Soon
• South Waterfront Blog
• South Waterfront Greenway - Project Meetings & Files
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

Stormwater Asset Management Project
Designer: CDM Smith, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: TBD
This project involves developing a stormwater map for the City of Knoxville based on in-field GPS data collection, stormwater asset mapping, and records research. The result of this process will be a detailed stormwater system GIS database that will be used to support more effective stormwater asset management, maintenance, and planning.

Urban Wilderness Corridor Study
Designer: Gresham Smith
Projected Study Completion Date: TBD
The scope of services for this project will include evaluating the transportation corridor adjacent to James White Parkway south of the Tennessee River and developing a Transportation Investment Report for submittal to TDOT.
• View additional information regarding Knoxville's Urban Wilderness
• Urban Wilderness Drawing National Acclaim - and Tourists
• Knoxville’s South Waterfront Redevelopment Area - February 2022 review
• New Urban Wilderness Amenities Coming Soon
• City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities
• South Waterfront Blog
 
UT Area Signal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvements Project
Designer: Cannon & Cannon, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Fall 2025
This project will design, install and integrate new fiber optic communications, wireless communications, various major traffic signal components, and new signal timing patterns at intersections in the University of Tennessee (UT) area. This will expand the City's ATMS infrastructure, providing modern, high-speed, secure and reliable connections to 39 existing signalized intersections in the UT campus area. Fiber optic communications will route to the City’s Public Works Service Center for better monitoring and maintenance of the City’s signalization network. 

Washington Pike Drainage Improvements Project
Designer: GEI Consultants, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Spring 2024
This project will repair approximately 1,000 linear feet of roadside ditch along the 4400 & 4500 block of Washington Pike that is currently experiencing heavy erosion. The design is anticipated to propose a pipe system to convey the water and repair the ditch.

Washington Pike from I-640 to Murphy Road Project
Designer: CDM Smith, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: January 2026
Washington Pike will remain five lanes on the western end of the project area, where Greenway Drive ties in near the Target store. Washington Pike will narrow to three lanes by New Harvest Lane, then expand back to five lanes, including a turn lane, at Steeple Shadow Way and Babelay Road and continue in that configuration to the City limits at Murphy Road. There, turn lanes will carry traffic onto Murphy or Pullman Roads, and Washington Pike to the east will continue in its current two lanes. Along the project corridor, two 10-foot multi-use pedestrian and bicycle paths will be built, which will connect to existing parks and greenways.
• View Current Engineering Department Design Status of Washington Pike from I-640 to Murphy Road Project [PDF]
• May 29, 2024 - Public Meeting on Washington Pike Project
• Knoxville Community Media - May 29, 2024 - Introduction of the City of Knoxville’s Rights-of-Way Acquisition Consultant for the Washington Pike Project

E Woodland Avenue Complete Streets Project
Designer: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
Projected Bid Date: Spring 2025
This project will include bike lanes, pedestrian crossing improvements, sidewalks, and other ADA upgrades along E Woodland Avenue between West Glenwood Avenue and N Broadway.

COMPLETED PROJECTS - Click Project PDF For Additional Information

Completed Projects 2006 ~ $2,804,922
2005 Community Development Block Grant Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $385,621
2005 Curb Cuts Project ~ $227,644
Chilhowee Drive Sidewalk Project ~ $444,517
Fifth Avenue Viaduct Expansion Joint Replacement Project ~ $53,340
Highland Drive Over First Creek Bridge Replacement Project ~ $306,901
James White Parkway / Waterfront Greenway Project ~ $617,251
Loraine Street Site Water Quality Improvements Project ~ $90,405
Papermill Drive Twin Culverts Project ~ $679,243

Completed Projects 2007 ~ $11,042,590
2005 Sidewalk Replacement Program ~ $539,562
2006 Curb Cuts Project ~ $431,455
2007 Resurfacing Project ~ $5,928,479
Bearden Village Vehicle Trip Reduction Program Phase I & II Project ~ $3,260,461
Creswell Drive Bridge Repair Project ~ $38,715
Lonsdale Neighborhood Park Project ~ $281,055
Northwest Badgett Field Greenway Connector Project ~ $362,863
S. Hembree Sidewalk Improvements Project ~ $200,000

Completed Projects 2008 ~ $6,900,044
2005 Resurfacing Project ~ $3,531,704
2008 Alley Paving Project ~ $135,853
E Jackson Avenue Ramp Emergency Repair Project ~ $23,000
Industrial Access Road Serving SYSCO Project ~ $284,460
Jacksboro Pike Sidewalk Project ~ $334,028
Lower Second Creek Site Improvements Project ~ $2,590,999

Completed Projects 2009 ~ $8,495,571
2007 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $653,723
2008 Resurfacing Project ~ $6,219,896
2009 Alley Paving Project ~ $264,578
2009 Curb Cuts Project ~ $272,370
2009 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $209,454
Downtown Crosswalk Replacement Project ~ $99,026
Elyria Drive Drainage Improvements Phase I Project ~ $175,967
Ten Mile Creek Greenway Project ~ $474,834
Transfer Station Water Quality Project ~ $125,723

Completed Projects 2010 ~ $11,235,862
2008 Sidewalk Improvements Project ~ $148,859
2009 Neighborhood Drainage Project ~ $229,510
2009 Resurfacing Project ~ $4,351,314
2009 Roadway Safety Project ~ $151,196
2010 Alley Paving Project ~ $93,020
2010 Community Development Block Grant Sidewalk Project ~ $127,554
Fountain City Skate Plaza Project ~ $194,755
Gay Street 100 Block Streetscapes Project ~ $4,515,017
KAT Fountain City Superstop Project ~ $64,788
Mary James Stream Restoration Project ~ $80,683
Valley View Drive Roadway Improvements Project ~ $884,477
Vestal Improvements Phase I Project ~ $394,689

Completed Projects 2011 ~ $16,673,279
2009 Sidewalk Improvements Project ~ $234,375
2010 Resurfacing Project ~ $5,826,048
2010 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $679,534
2011 Alley Paving Project ~ $296,202
Blount Avenue Reconstruction Project ~ $1,544,815
Downtown Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $830,225 [PDF]
First Creek Drainage Improvements Project ~ $3,608,683 [PDF]
Gay Street Streetscapes Project (300 & 600 Blocks) ~ $802,727 [PDF]
Gay Street Bridge Repair Project ~ $46,300
Hill Avenue Viaduct Rehabilitation Project ~ $1,269,891
Inskip Park Improvements Project ~ $217,675
Lake Avenue Drainage Improvements Project ~ $282,378
North Central Striping Project ~ $37,179 [PDF]
Papermill Bluff Greenway Project ~ $713,937 [PDF]
Sutherland Avenue Bridge Repair Project ~ $45,620
Volunteer Landing Greenway Village Project ~ $237,690

Completed Projects 2012 ~ $8,533,034
2012 ADA Curb Cut Program ~ $586,249 [PDF]
2012 Alley Paving Project ~ $221,412 [PDF]
Beaumont Elementary Sidewalk Improvements ~ $103,435 [PDF]
Central Avenue Pike at Merchant Drive Improvements ~ $268,392 [PDF]
2011 Citywide Crosswalk Safety Program ~ $74,217 [PDF]
Eutaw Place Roadway Stabilization Project ~ $111,680 [PDF]
Georgia Street Bridge Removal Project ~ $52,535 [PDF]
Middlebrook Pike Sidewalk Improvements Project ~ $196,002 [PDF]
2012 KAT Bus Stop Project ~ $104,272 [PDF]
Morningside Park Improvements Project ~ $241,039 [PDF]
2011 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $226,812 [PDF]
2011 Resurfacing Project ~ $6,301,369 [PDF]
Sutherland Avenue Bridge Repair Project ~ $45,620 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2013 ~ $11,558,215
2013 ADA Curb Cut Program ~ $346,830 [PDF]
Cherokee Trail Safety Improvements Project ~ $144,234 [PDF]
City View Riverwalk Project ~ $446,066 [PDF]
Gallaher View Sidewalk Project ~ $189,272 [PDF]
Middlebrook Pike at Twenty-First Street Intersection Improvements Project ~ $371,429 [PDF]
Millertown Pike Roadway Improvements Project ~ $867,215 [PDF]
2012 Neighborhood Drainage Project ~ $286,105 [PDF]
2012 Resurfacing Project ~ $7,079,407 [PDF]
Site Development Detention Pond Improvement Project ~ $110,275 [PDF]
Third Creek Greenway Bridge Replacement Project ~ $232,722 [PDF]
Williams Creek Drainage Improvements Project ~ $1,484,660 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2014 ~ $11,842,306
2013 Alley Paving Project ~ $377,398 [PDF]
Cherokee Trail Drainage Improvements Project ~ $496,130 [PDF]
2013 Citywide Crosswalk Safety Program ~ $307,581 [PDF]
E Woodland Avenue Sidewalk Project ~ $312,717 [PDF]
Fountain City Lake Repair Project ~ $58,128 [PDF]
400 & 500 Blocks N Gay Street Streetscapes Project ~ $525,157 [PDF]
Glenwood Avenue Bridge Replacement Project ~ $464,118 [PDF]
Greenway Drive Bridge Repair Project ~ $103,210 [PDF]
Inskip Ballfield - Second Creek Restoration Project ~ $117,811 [PDF]
Loves Creek Road Bridge Rehabilitation Project ~ $274,524 [PDF]
Prosser Road Drainage Improvements Project ~ $1,442,974 [PDF]
2013 Resurfacing Project ~ $6,091,790 [PDF]
2014 Sidewalk Improvements Project ~ $148,564 [PDF]
2012 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $1,122,204 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2015 ~ $13,460,592
2014 Alley Paving Project ~ $262,163 [PDF]
2014 Curb Cuts Project ~ $400,150 [PDF]
2015 Curb Cuts Project ~ $347,537 [PDF]
Downtown Knoxville Wayfinding Project ~ $1,240,962 [PDF]
Fort Dickerson Road Realignment Project ~ $1,088,533 [PDF]
Knoxville Municipal Golf Cart Path Paving Project ~ $358,966 [PDF]
Lakeshore Park Large Buildings Abatement & Demolition Project ~ $1,707,770 [PDF]
Lakeshore Park Small Buildings Abatement & Demolition Project ~ $560,780 [PDF]
2014 Resurfacing Project ~ $6,591,415 [PDF]
Sutherland Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Project ~ $389,231 [PDF]
Whittle Springs Golf Cart Path Paving Project ~ $513,085 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2016 ~ $16,928,184
2016 Alley Paving Project ~ $150,609 [PDF]
Bridge Rehabilitation Project (Ed Shouse Drive) ~ $337,890 [PDF]
Cross Park Drive Drainage Project ~ $3,601,963 [PDF]
Downtown Sidewalk Repairs Project ~ $49,162 [PDF]
Fort Sanders Sidewalk Project ~ $193,427 [PDF]
Improvements on W Jackson Avenue and on Henley Street Project ~ $154,123 [PDF]
Kirkwood KAT Superstop Project ~ $143,526 [PDF]
Knox Blount Greenway Phase I Project ~ $1,167,576 [PDF]
Lakeshore Central Service Building Roofing Project ~ $121,194 [PDF]
Lakeshore Park Site Demolition Project ~ $538,340 [PDF]
Old City Streetscapes ~ $156,854 [PDF]
2015 Resurfacing Project ~ $7,467,712 [PDF]
2015 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $563,396 [PDF]
Westland Drive Drainage and Bridge Improvements Project ~ $1,796,000 [PDF]
Will Skelton Greenway Stabilization Project ~ $486,412 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2017 ~ $22,522,982
Caswell Park Storage Building Project ~ $77,635 [PDF]
N Central Street Streetscapes - 200 Block Project ~ $235,247 [PDF]
2016 Curb Cuts Project ~ $401,714 [PDF]
Deane Hill Recreation Center Roof Project ~ $81,110 [PDF]
Facilities Paving at 913 E Fifth Avenue Project ~ $185,201 [PDF]
Fire Station #18 Reroofing Project ~ $33,726 [PDF]
Fire Station #18 Fascia Repair and Painting Project ~ $24,450 [PDF]
Fort Dickerson Gateway Park Project ~ $841,364 [PDF]
Fort Sanders Fire Station #9 Floor Modifications Project ~ $68,000 [PDF]
Gay Street Brick Sidewalk Repair Project ~ $581,385 [PDF]
700 Block S Gay Street Improvements Project ~ $1,475,937 [PDF]
Gleason Drive Sidewalk Project ~ $97,598 [PDF]
Holbrook Drive Bridge Replacement Project ~ $1,892,639 [PDF]
Hill Avenue Viaduct Expansion Joint Repair Project ~ $365,922 [PDF]
James White Parkway Guardrail Project ~ $9,525 [PDF]
KAT Employee Parking Lot Project ~ $388,549 [PDF]
Lakeshore Parking Lot Lights Project ~ $121,427 [PDF]
Marble Alley Streetscapes Project ~ $1,129,827 [PDF]
2014 Neighborhood Drainage Project - Phase I ~ $1,259,854 [PDF]
Ray Mears Boulevard Sidewalk Project ~ $177,492 [PDF]
2016 Resurfacing Project ~ $8,047,251 [PDF]
South Central Street Fence Project ~ $26,890 [PDF]
Sutherland Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project ~ $796,985 [PDF]
Suttree Landing Park Improvements, Phase 1B Project ~ $3,344,190 [PDF]
W Young High Pike Sidewalk Project ~ $258,682 [PDF]
Wesley Road Sinkhole Repair Project ~ $276,573 [PDF]
Wilkerson Road Bridge Replacement Project ~ $323,809 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2018 ~ $14,537,822
2017 Curb Cuts Project ~ $479,673 [PDF]
2018 Curb Cuts Project ~ $198,045 [PDF]
Fire Station #18 Fascia Repair and Painting Project ~ $43,457 [PDF]
First Creek Greenway Project ~ $1,388,221 [PDF]
Gay Street Crosswalks Project ~ $186,952 [PDF]
2017 Neighborhood Drainage Project ~ $701,834 [PDF]
2017 Neighborhood Drainage Phase II Project ~ $474,409 [PDF]
Old City Streetscapes - Jackson Avenue Phase I Project ~ $673,330 [PDF]
Pleasant Ridge Road at Wilson Road Sidewalk Project ~ $688,458 [PDF]
2017 Resurfacing Project ~ $6,907,096 [PDF]
2017 Sidewalk Replacement Project Project ~ $1,275,894 [PDF]
South Knoxville Community Center Roof Project ~ $229,104 [PDF]
W Jackson Avenue Streetscapes ~ $1,291,349 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2019 ~ $34,810,725
Approach Trail for Pedestrian Bridge over Western Avenue Project ~ $195,298 [PDF]
Cedar Lane Sidewalk Project ~ $301,434 [PDF]
Colonial Circle Sidewalk Replacement at N Broadway Project ~ $85,000 [PDF]
Cumberland Avenue Streetscapes ~ $17,395,265 [PDF]
2018 Facilities Paving Project ~ $492,460 [PDF]
Fire Headquarters Roof Project ~ $156,550 [PDF]
Fire Station #5 Repairs Project ~ $23,620 [PDF]
Fire Station #17 Roof Repair Project ~ $54,024 [PDF]
Gleason Drive Sidewalk Project ~ $337,280 [PDF]
Grainger Avenue Bridge Replacement Project ~ 1,894,599 [PDF]
KAT Summit Hill Transit Stop Project ~ $213,828 [PDF]
Magnolia Avenue Gateway Monument Project ~ $68,000 [PDF]
Middlebrook Pike at Lake Brook Boulevard Sidewalk Project ~ $155,756 [PDF]
2018 Resurfacing Project ~ $9,016,048 [PDF]
2018 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $575,218 [PDF]
2019 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $600,051 [PDF]
Suttree Landing Park Roadway Improvements, Phase 1A Project ~ 3,246,294 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2020 ~ $26,023,852
Blount Avenue Traffic Signal Upgrades Project ~ $315,500 [PDF]
Cal Johnson Recreation Center Renovations Project ~ $534,739 [PDF]
Compactor Building Fire Suppression System Project ~ $179,303 [PDF]
Compactor Building Push Pit Repair Project ~ $33,000 [PDF]
2019 Curb Cuts Project ~ $403,203 [PDF]
2020 Curb Cuts Project ~ $309,386 [PDF] 
2019 Facilities Paving Project ~ $760,799 [PDF]
Facilities Paving at Impound Building Project ~ $218,158 [PDF]
Fort Dickerson Parking Lot Improvements Project ~ $1,770,305 [PDF]
Magnolia Avenue Streetscapes Phase I Project ~ $4,177,339 [PDF]
Main Street Trolley Stop Project ~ $54,957 [PDF]
600 Block of Market Street Project ~ $493,515 [PDF]
Merchant Drive at Clinton Highway Intersection Improvements Project ~ $3,365,000 [PDF]
N Central Streetscapes Project ~ $5,215,021 [PDF]
2019 Neighborhood Traffic Safety Project ~ $514,989 [PDF]
Palmetto Road Sidewalk Project ~ $275,964 [PDF]
2019 Resurfacing Project ~ $6,390,450 [PDF]
S Castle Street Sidewalk Project ~ $397,956 [PDF]
2020 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $472,052 [PDF]
Structure Removal on Second Creek Project ~ $142,216 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2021 ~ $27,481,478
Boyds Bridge Pike Bridge Joint and Approach Repair Project ~ $231,421 [PDF]
Chilhowee Park Office Building Roof Project ~ $51,090 [PDF]
Cumberland Avenue Intersection Improvements Project ~ $1,924,566 [PDF]
Cumberland Estates Recreation Center Roof Replacement Project ~ $227,500 [PDF]
2021 Curb Cuts Project ~ $233,458 [PDF]
2018 Cured-In-Place Pipe Project ~ $864,945 [PDF]
Cured-In-Place (CIPP) Phase 3 Project ~ $722,060[PDF]
Fire Station #4 Renovations Project ~ $512,423 [PDF]
Fire Station #21 Reroof & Fascia Project ~ $150,375 [PDF]
Ed Shouse Bridge Repair Phase II Project ~ $265,596 [PDF] 
Lakeshore Storage Building Roof Project ~ $61,023 [PDF]
Loraine Street Heavy Shop Roof Project ~ $128,006 [PDF]
Magnolia Avenue Streetscapes Phase II Project ~ $2,521,282 [PDF]
Mineral Springs Avenue Bridge Replacement Project ~ $1,217,655 [PDF]
Milton Roberts Recreation Center Roof Replacement Project ~ $205,067 [PDF]
2020 On-Call Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $648,655 [PDF]
2021 Pedestrian and Bicycle Pavement Marking Project ~ $228,262 [PDF]
Prosser Road Vehicle Impoundment Building Project ~ $511,978 [PDF]
2020 Resurfacing Phase I Project ~ $4,414,673 [PDF]
2020 Resurfacing Phase II Project ~ $2,784,849 [PDF]
2021 Resurfacing Phase I Project ~ $4,209,834 [PDF]
Sheffield Drive Sidewalk Project ~ $437,702 [PDF]
Third Creek Greenway Bank Slope Stabilization Project ~ $35,895 [PDF]
Urban Wilderness Gateway Infrastructure Project ~ $3,601,664 [PDF]
Westland Drive Drainage Improvements Project ~ $40,613 [PDF]
Wilson Avenue Sidewalk Project ~ $1,062,397 [PDF]
Woodland Avenue Bridge Joint and Approach Repair Project ~ $188,489 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2022 ~ $19,398,348
Amherst Road Slope Stabilization Project ~ $1,159,776 [PDF]
2020 City-Wide Guardrail Replacement Program ~ $150,000 [PDF]
2021 Citywide Facilities Paving Project ~ $618,592 [PDF]
Coker Avenue Sidewalk Project ~ $791,442 [PDF]
2021 Curb Cuts Phase II Project ~ $352,699 [PDF]
Jackson Avenue Ramps Project ~ $6,957,627 [PDF]
Northwest Greenway Connector Project ~ $1,207,729 [PDF]
2021 Resurfacing Phase II Project ~ $3,155,185 [PDF]
2022 Resurfacing Phase I Project ~ $3,623,660 [PDF]
Waterfront Drive Roadway Improvements Phase II - Rough Grading Project ~ $648,375 [PDF]
Waterfront Drive Roadway Improvements Project ~ $733,263 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2023 ~ $21,040,012
Arson Investigation Building Reroof Project ~ $176,318 [PDF]
Citywide Guardrail Replacement Program ~ $200,000 [PDF]
2022 Creek Clean Up Project ~ $400,000 [PDF]
2022 Curb Cuts Project ~ $463,428 [PDF]
Christenberry Recreation Center Roof Replacement and HVAC Upgrades Project ~ $450,000 [PDF]
Fort Dickerson Park Site Utilities Project ~ $481,560 [PDF]
Fort Kid Renovations Site and Sidewalk Project ~ $489,555 [PDF]
I-275 Business Park Access Improvements Project ~ $5,505,006 [PDF]
2020 On-Call Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $800,705 [PDF]
Palmetto Road Phase 2 & Sullivan Road Sidewalk Project ~ $729,000 [PDF]
2022 Pedestrian and Bicycle Pavement Marking Project ~ $245,997 [PDF]
2023 Pedestrian & Bicycle Pavement Marking Project ~ $206,621 [PDF]
2022 Resurfacing Phase II Project ~ $4,293,870 [PDF]
2023 Resurfacing - Phase I Project ~ $5,238,777 [PDF]
Texas Avenue Sidewalk Project ~ $1,022,556 [PDF]
2021 Third Creek Greenway Repairs Project ~ $336,619 [PDF]

Completed Projects 2024
CIPP IV Stormwater Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project ~ $893,364 [PDF]
2023 Curb Cuts Project ~ $471,000 [PDF]
Knoxville Urban Wilderness Gateway Park Phase Two Baker Creek Pavilion Project ~ $2,703,560 [PDF]
Lancaster Drive Sidewalk Project ~ $1,558,420 [PDF]
2023 Resurfacing - Phase II Project ~ $4,836,009 [PDF]
2023 Sidewalk Replacement Project ~ $1,199,598 [PDF]
Third Creek Greenway Resurfacing Phase I Project ~ $331,924 [PDF]