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Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study
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Kingston Greenline & Ulster County Trails Summit - KPRT Feasibility Study

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Lindsay Zefting, planner and engineer at Alta Planning + Design, presented the final report of the Kingston Point Rail Trail Feasibility Study, which reviewed a proposed trail from midtown Kingston to …

Lindsay Zefting, planner and engineer at Alta Planning + Design, presented the final report of the Kingston Point Rail Trail Feasibility Study, which reviewed a proposed trail from midtown Kingston to the Rondout Creek.

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  • 1. KINGSTON POINT RAIL TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY
  • 2. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Kingston Point Rail Trail
  • 3. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Existing Planning Documents • Ulster County Non-Motorized Plan • Ulster-Delaware Rail Trail Feasibility Study • Management Plan for the Kingston Point Rail Trail • City of Kingston Action Plan • Kingston Local Waterfront Revitalization Program and Implementation Plan • City of Kingston Comprehensive Plan • Kingston Urban Cultural Park • Complete Streets SWOT Analysis
  • 4. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Opportunities and Constraints
  • 5. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Opportunities and Constraints
  • 6. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Opportunities and Constraints
  • 7. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Engineering & Environmental Assessment • Existing right-of-way encroachments are minimal • Minimal environmental impacts and no remediation necessary • Stormwater is a concern since the corridor is the low point; can be addressed with natural swales along the trail • Structures along the corridor remain in good condition • There are several at-grade crossings where improvements will be needed to ensure safe conditions • Safety concerns include the length of the tunnel, some steep slopes and some crossings • Vegetative barriers provide screening for the trail
  • 8. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 9. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 10. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 11. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 12. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 13. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 14. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 15. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 16. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Conceptual Trail Design
  • 17. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Trail Conceptual Design
  • 18. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Trail Section • 10’ wide asphalt path • 2’ shoulders • 8-10’ vertical clearance • 14’ horizontal clearance Figure courtesy of Iowa DOT
  • 19. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Rail with Trail Alternatives
  • 20. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Rail with Trail Alternatives
  • 21. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment Implementation Steps • Public Support – committee and community engagement • Funding – Federal, state, and local funding sources, grant applications • Detailed Design – Construction documents • Permits – Erosion and Sediment Control Plan – NYSDOT Use and Occupancy Permit • Construction – Grading, compaction, paving / structural repairs as needed • Performance Measures – User counts, area economic improvements, and land uses Total Cost ~ $1.6 Million - Trail, trailheads, and structural repairs included
  • 22. Kingston Point Rail Trail Engineering and Environmental Assessment THANK YOU www.altaplanning.com

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