Roanoke River Greenway through Explore Park (UPC 113567)

Explore Park WinterRoanoke River through Explore Park


What is going on?

A section of the Roanoke River Greenway through Explore Park is moving towards construction. This segment will continue the Roanoke River Greenway from the closed Roanoke Regional Landfill off of Rutrough Road owned by the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority, through Explore Park to Rutrough Point at the end of Rutrough Road.

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 2024, or 2023-2024.

How much will the project cost?

This project has about $3 million in Surface Transportation Block Grant funding, which is 100 percent State and Federal funding.

Additional Resources

Overview Map - East Roanoke River Greenway (click to open PDF)ERRG Greenway Overview w EP Inset Box 1-20-23 Opens in new window

Inset Map - Explore Park Greenway (click to open PDF)EP Greenway Inset Map  Opens in new window

90% Design Plans Excerpt (Click to open PDF)Explore Park Greenway Cover Sheet Opens in new window