Ward 3 Sidewalk Projects: Applebury and Mission

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Applebury Drive Sidewalk Project



What is this project?


This project consisted of the replacement of 1,090 feet of sidewalk on the north side of Applebury Drive between Lundsford Avenue and Applebury Place.

Why is it important?


The crew replaced a deteriorated sidewalk in the neighborhood by Root Elementary School.


What is the current status?


This project has been completed.

How was this project funded?


Funding for this project came from the Street Fund. The Street Fund is financed through two sources:
1) Turn-back revenues from the State of Arkansas. The State collects motor fuel taxes, which are returned to the city on a per-capita basis.
2) Turn-back monies received from the County Road Millage Tax. The City receives 80% of the road millage levied by the Quorum Court on real and personal property located within the City.

Mission Boulevard Sidewalk Project



What is this project?


The crew constructed 2,274 feet of new sidewalk on the south side of Mission Boulevard between Viewpoint Drive and Cambridge Drive.

Why is it important?


This project completes a pedestrian connection on Mission Boulevard.


What is the current status?


This project has been completed.

How was this project funded?


Funding for this project came from the Street Fund. The Street Fund is financed through two sources:
1) Turn-back revenues from the State of Arkansas. The State collects motor fuel taxes, which are returned to the city on a per-capita basis.
2) Turn-back monies received from the County Road Millage Tax. The City receives 80% of the road millage levied by the Quorum Court on real and personal property located within the City.

Additional details


The sidewalk on Mission Boulevard was built 12 feet wide, which is much larger than the dimensions of a regular sidewalk, as it will be incorporated into the city's trail system in the future.