The first phase of pedestrian improvements along the east side of Duck Road (N.C. Highway 12) in Duck Village is nearing completion. Over the past week, Barnhill Contracting completed grading around the sidewalk and began construction of the two landscaped gateway medians in the center lane of Duck Road. These medians are intended to be attractive traffic-calming improvements that let drivers know they are arriving in Duck Village and need to slow down and drive attentively. The northern gateway median is located around the crosswalk at Sunset Grille. The southern gateway median is located south of Aqua by the Four Seasons neighborhood as vehicles enter Duck Village.VHB Engineering will be conducting a walk-through of the project next week to develop a punch-list of items to be completed before Barnhill Contracting closes out the project. The following week, Coinjock Farms Landscaping will begin installing the landscaping between the sidewalk and bike lane. The project is on schedule to be completed by its target date of May 15, 2018.
Although the sidewalk itself is complete, please be aware that the project area is still an active construction site. Whether walking, biking, or driving, please be alert for hazards and travel safely as you pass through the construction area.