The overall objectives for the 3rd and 4th Street Improvements project include:

  • Actively engage stakeholders and the public throughout all phases of the project
  • Improve multimodal circulation in the area
    • Establish a well-connected network of car, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities
    • Reduce vehicle congestion on area streets
    • Enable more direct connections to institutional campuses (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences, Erlanger Hospital, etc.)
    • Convert separated grade intersections to at-grade intersections
  • Improve safety
    • Develop and implement a design that encourages safe traffic speeds
    • Provide bicycle and pedestrian facilities, including additional connections to the Riverwalk
  • Encourage economic development along the corridor
  • Alleviate stormwater issues

Chattanooga Department of Transportation