16th Street Streetscape Improvements Project
CADA is leading an effort to make physical improvements to the public right-of-way of 16th Street between the Capitol Avenue-N Street Alley and S Streets. The proposed improvements are designed to promote pedestrian safety and the walkability of the street, promote environmental sustainability through the use of stormwater planters, improve the signage, introduce mini-plazas at selected locations, and contribute to a greater sense of “district” or “placemaking” by introducing bulbouts, artwork, and other physical features in key locations.
(this page last updated 8-29-13)
Improvements to the 16th Street Corridor have been divided into two (2) phases.
PHASE I IMPROVEMENTS
The Capitol Area Development Authority (CADA) implemented a number of streetscape improvements based on the 16th Street Streetscape Concept plan that was approved by City Council in September of 2011. These improvements were funded by a $795,000 grant provided by the Strategic Growth Council Urban Greening Grant Program (Prop 84). CADA was one of the few agencies to receive funding over $75,000 and was one of 50 projects selected out of 260 applicant proposals. As indicated in the grant program title, the improvements incorporate environmentally sustainable and greet features including: intersection bulb-outs at 16th and N Streets, storm water retention planters, and new and/or replaced street trees.
The four phased project as finally completed in the Summer of 2018.
Part 1 – Project and location: Legado De Ravel (16th and O Streets)
Completion: October 2013
Improvements: Six (6) stormwater planters and eight (8) street trees
Part 2 – Project and location: Fremont Park and 16th and O Streets
Completion: May 2018
Improvements: 4 stormwater planters, up to four (4) street trees at Fremont Park, and three (3) bulb outs at the intersection of 16th and N Streets
Part 3 – Project and location: 16 Powerhouse (16th and P Streets)
Completion: December 2014
Improvements: three (3) stormwater planters and four (4) street trees
Part 4 – Project and location: Eviva (16th and N Streets)
Completion: June 2014
Improvements: three (3) Low Impact Design stormwater planters and Eight (8) street trees