Roanoke River Greenway from Highland Road to Explore Park (UPC 110155)
Roanoke River Parkway Back Creek Valley Overlook
What is going on?
A section of the Roanoke River Greenway is moving towards construction. This segment will cross the closed Roanoke Regional Landfill off Rutrough Road owned by the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority, starting at Highland Road and connecting to Explore Park.
See the maps and plan at right for details.
What is the timeline?
This greenway project is in the Preliminary Engineering phase and is anticipated to go to construction in Fiscal Year 2023, or 2022-2023.
How much will the project cost?
This project has $1,734,000 in Federal Lands Access Program funding which is 75 percent Federal and 25 percent County funding.