Engineering Project Details

Phase: Construction

Project Manager:
Nathaniel Panther, P.E.

Contact Email:
npanther@chathamcounty.org


Documents

Trail Alignment.pdf
Approved Concept Report 2016.pdf





The Truman Linear Park Trail Phase 2 is currently the number 1 ranked bikeway project in the Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization's "Non-motorized Transportation Plan," October 2014.  Phase 1 of the Truman Linear Park Trail is constructed; the trail begins at the Daffin Park Loop Trail and ends at the intersection of 52nd Street and Bee Road.  When fully constructed, Phases 1 and 2 of the Truman Linear Park Trail will link 827 acres of existing park land in Chatham County by connecting Lake Mayer Community Park (part of the Bacon Regional Park Tract, which consists of approximately 750 acres) to Daffin Park (a 77 acre park owned by the City of Savannah).  The trail will provide an ADA accessible, off-road/shared use path for recreational use by residents and tourists.

Chatham County and the City of Savannah have agreed to split local sponsorship of construction of Phase 2 of the trail.  The County will construct Phase 2-A from Lake Mayer to DeRenne Avenue.  The City will construct Phase 2-B from DeRenne Avenue to Bee Road/52nd Street.  The City will maintain the entire Phase 2 trail when construction is complete. 

Project construction will include lighting, cameras and emergency call boxes.

GDOT has authorized construction and Chatham County has awarded a construction contract to Astra Group. Notice to proceed was issued to Astra in February 2019.  Construction is underway and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2020.