Beaufort BOC to Hold Special Meeting Today; Streets, Sidewalks and COVID-19 on Agenda

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This map overlay includes some of the sidewalk segments to be constructed. A full map can be found in the agenda.

The Beaufort Board of Commissioner will hold a special meeting at 4 pm today, Monday March 16, at the Train Depot.

The commissioners will discuss securing funding and awarding bids for a $6 million street and pedestrian improvements project, followed by discussion on COVID-19. Read the entire agenda here.

The town has removed chairs from the board room to allow for a 6-foot social distance buffer to cut down the likelihood of person to person contact. However, town staff urge residents to watch the meeting on Facebook instead of in person.

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The street improvements project on the agenda is a small project being undertaken separately from the much larger utilities and roads project that is currently in the preliminary engineering stage.

Six lane-miles of road will be rehabilitated or resurfaced, including one block of under-street storm water, water and sewer lines. Streets to be rehabilitated are below:

The project also includes construction or rehabilitation of sidewalks in various parts of town. The most extensive sidewalk projects are:

  • Cedar Street, from Fulford St. to Randolph Johnson Park
  • Yaupon Street, from Carteret Ave. to Ann St.
  • Carteret Avenue, from Lennoxville Rd. to Rick’s Ave
  • Rick’s Avenue, from 3rd St. to Sherwood Blvd.
  • Live Oak Street, from Mulberry St. to Circle Drive North
  • Eastern Ave, from Wellons Dr. to terminus

Many smaller segments join those above. See the entire list of sidewalk projects below:

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