Community Meeting for Independence Drive Hike & Bike Project set for Tonight

The City of El Paso’s Capital Improvement Department has scheduled a community meeting to provide an update on the construction of the Independence Drive Hike and Bike project.

The project supports the development of a pedestrian and bicycle corridor along Independence Drive between Yarbrough Drive and Whittier Drive.  The project consists of a 14 ft. pedestrian and bicycle path with shade trees, vegetation and other amenities.  The corridor will provide connectivity to several existing neighborhoods, J.P. Shawver Park, and the existing Yarbrough Drive bike lane.

The estimated cost of the project is $1 million and is part of the City of El Paso’s commitment to enhance El Paso’s comprehensive regional transportation system.

WHO:             City Representative Lily Limón and El Paso Capital Improvement Department

WHAT:         Community meeting

WHEN:          6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

WHERE:        Alicia Chacon International Language School, 221 Prado Road