Greenbelt Replacement Projects 2021

Boise Parks and Recreation is replacing and improving several sections of the Boise River Greenbelt in 2021. These sections of pathway have been selected as areas that are high on our priority list for replacement due to current conditions. Some of the paths are cracked, others have damage due to root damage or outdated asphalt. Concrete lasts much longer than asphalt and is less susceptible to root damage.

The existing asphalt paths will be replaced with concrete, creating a smooth surface. All of the existing benches, trash cans and bollards will also be replaced.

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As a department, we realize the Greenbelt is heavily used as a transportation corridor and for recreational purposes. Our team will be making every effort to work with contractors to complete the work efficiently. Detours will be established and signed for all projects and we will be updating this web page as a resource throughout construction.

Work on the first section of path is expected to begin in May and projects will continue into the fall. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience but in the long run, this work will improve the longevity of the path and create a better user experience.

Projects include:

NORTH SIDE

  • Railroad Trestle Bridge to Americana Blvd. (NW 1.1 to NW 0.8)
    • Currently under construction: June 23 to August 15
  • Americana Blvd. to 9th Street (NW 0.8 to N 0.0)
    • OPEN
  • Broadway Bridge to Parkcenter Bridge (NE 1.0 to NE 1.2)
    • Tentative Dates: July 29 to September 10
  • East end of Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park to Marden Lane (NE 1.7 to NE 1.9)
    • Tentative Dates: September 8 to October 11

SOUTH SIDE

  • Leadville Avenue to Baybrook Court Bridge (orange) (SE 1.1 to SE 2.0)
    • OPEN
  • East Parkcenter Bridge at Bown Way to East Parkriver Drive (SE 4.2 to East Parkriver Drive)
    • Tentative Dates: September 6 to October 21

Greenbelt Map
Sections of the Greenbelt scheduled for replacement are highlighted in red on the map.

Detours

All of the above projects will have signed detours. We are fortunate in having access to both the south and north sides of the Boise River, so in several instances the detour will not cause users to take a route too much out of their usual route.

NORTH SIDE

SOUTH SIDE

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