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Station 3:
Guadalupe Street/SH 123 and the Downtown (Guadalupe Street) Parcels

Click on the segments below to view concepts for transportation and mobility improvements for each street cross section.

Improvements to the Guadalupe Street/SH 123 corridor would include updated roadways with new features to offer safe, reliable options to walk, bike, or use transit to get around town.

The activity center concept for the Guadalupe Street Parcels offers ways to redevelop City-owned land at the 100 block of Guadalupe Street. This concept presents ideas that promote urban living, improve pedestrian connectivity, and create more downtown business investment.

Click on the segments below to view concepts for transportation and mobility improvements for each cross section.

Scroll down to view the improvement ideas for each segment along the Guadalupe Street/SH 123 Corridor and complete the questions to share your thoughts. Click here to skip to survey questions.

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Guadalupe Street/SH 123 Segment 1:
Downtown to Grove St.

This urban street is an enhanced version of the existing roadway section that includes two southbound lanes with parallel parking, shade tree bump outs on both sides, a separated two-way bike bath, sidewalks, and planters to absorb stormwater runoff.

Please note: draft corridor concepts for planning purposes only and subject to change.

Avenue Concept:

A) Wide sidewalks protected from roadway
B) Sidewalk edge for planting, signage, and lighting
C) Parallel parking with separation from pedestrians and cyclists
D) One-way travel lanes to improve safety and reduce travel speed
E) Separation strip to protect bikes from cars
F) Two-way protected bike lane


Guadalupe Street/SH 123 Segment 2A:
Grove St. to IH-35 (near-term solution)

This street section requires right-of-way acquisition and features two northbound and two southbound travel lanes with parallel parking. a southbound separated cycle track. and wide sidewalks with street trees that can absorb stormwater runoff.

This section should be considered a short-term solution that assumes improvements are completed with minimal right-of-way acquisition.

Please note: draft corridor concepts for planning purposes only and subject to change.

Avenue Concept:

A) Wide sidewalks protected from roadway
B) Two lanes in each direction
C) Separation strip to protect bikes from cars
D) “Contra-flow” bike lane going opposite direction of traffic that connects downtown to LBJ Blvd.


Guadalupe Street/SH 123 Segment 2B:
Grove St. to IH-35 (Long-term solution)

This street section requires right-of-way acquisition and features two northbound and two southbound travel lanes with parallel parking. a southbound separated cycle track. and wide sidewalks with street trees that can absorb stormwater runoff.


This section should be considered a long-term (preferred) solution that assumes improvements are completed by acquiring additional right-of-way.

Please note: draft corridor concepts for planning purposes only and subject to change.

Concept:

A) Wide sidewalks protected from roadway
B) Parallel parking with separation from pedestrians and cyclists
C) Two lanes in each direction
D) Separation from traffic to improve safety
E) “Contra-flow” bike lane going opposite direction of traffic that connects downtown to LBJ Blvd.


Guadalupe Street/SH 123 Segment 3:
IH-35 to De Zavala Dr.

This suburban street section includes two northbound and two southbound travels lanes, a wide median to accommodate landscaping, turn lanes, and multi-use paths separated from the travel lanes with landscaping.

Please note: draft corridor concepts for planning purposes only and subject to change.

Boulevard Concept:

A) Multi-use path for bike and pedestrian connectivity
B) Planting strip for protection from traffic
C) Two lanes in each direction
D) Landscaped median to improve safety, add tree cover, and capture stormwater runoff


Guadalupe Street/SH 123 Segment 4:
De Zavala Dr. to Wonder World Dr.

This street section accommodates the existing 4-lane alignment of SH123 with the addition of transit facilities within the existing right-of-way. Local access roads with parallel parking, two-way separated bike paths, and wide sidewalks with street trees to absorb stormwater runoff are in additional right-of-way on both sides of SH123.

Please note: Draft corridor concept for planning purposes only and subject to change.

Multi-way Boulevard Concept:

A) Wide sidewalks protected from roadway
B) Two-way protected bike lane
C) Parallel parking with separation from pedestrians and cyclists
D) One-way travel lane for local access
E) Planted parkway with space for bus turnouts
F) Two lanes in each direction
G) Landscaped median to improve safety, add tree cover, and capture stormwater runoff


Guadalupe Street/SH 123 Segment 5:
Wonder World Dr. to SH 110

This suburban street section includes two northbound and two southbound travels lanes, a wide median to accommodate landscaping and turn lanes. and multi-use paths separated from the travel lanes with landscaping.

Please note: Draft corridor concept for planning purposes only and subject to change.

Boulevard Concept:

A) Multi-use path for bike and pedestrian connectivity
B) Planting strip for protection from traffic
C) Two lanes in each direction
D) Landscaped median to improve safety, add tree cover, and capture stormwater runoff


Activity Center Concept – Guadalupe Street Parcels

This activity center concept includes redevelopment ideas for City-owned land along Guadalupe Street with a multi-story mixed-use building that has flexible commercial space on the ground floor and urban lofts on the upper-floors.

A mid-block alley allows for more connectivity to downtown and allows pedestrians to access the ground floor businesses. A wide sidewalk is designed for multiple uses and adds space for outdoor café tables, benches, and tree cover.

Please note: draft activity center concepts for planning purposes only and subject to change.

Features:

A) Mixed-use development
B) Commercial development
C) Live/work units which combine housing with small studio, office, or storefront retail space
D) Parking for live/work units
E) Alley for mid-block pedestrian access
F) Two-way protected bike lane
G) Street plantings with shaded areas, native landscaping, and to capture stormwater runoff
H) Wide sidewalks with trees and plants

Survey Questions

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