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City of Asheville Seeks Oversight and Strategy for River Arts District

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ASHEVILLE, NC – The City of Asheville, NC is seeking statements of qualifications and proposals to produce environmental documentation, analyze project alternatives, develop preliminary designs, and develop a strategy for project implementation for roadway improvements and greenway improvements in the River Arts District in Asheville. This project implements a portion of the Wilma Dykeman Riverway Master Plan. The environmental analysis and design process is intended to move the project closer to implementation. The selected firm will also be responsible for coordinating a stakeholder’s group, and involving environmental agencies and the public in the project development process.

The consultant or consultant team must demonstrate that they have experience managing successful studies with a scope and focus similar to what is desired for the Riverway. Consultants should demonstrate expertise in all aspects of traffic engineering, as well as understanding of transportation-land use relationships, bicycle/pedestrian planning, context-sensitive roadway design and urban design. The successful teams must have experience with environmental analysis and documentation that meet the requirements of the federal government and the State of North Carolina.

Inquiries and questions about this proposal should be submitted via email to Dan Baechtold at [email protected].

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