The HUB and Center Street Streetscape Improvements
Client: City of Goldsboro, Goldsboro, NC
Engineer: The Wooten Company (Phase II, III)
Architect: HH Architecture (Phase III)
Completion Date: 2015
Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build (Phase II) and Design-Build (Phase III)
T. A. Loving constructed two phases of the Center Street revitalization in Goldsboro, NC. These improvements have attracted dozens of new businesses and property investors.
Phase II: T. A. Loving’s scope of work included removing existing utilities, sidewalks, overhead power lines and traffic signals in a 3-block area. Overhead electrical utilities were relocated underground; new curb, gutter and pavers, along with new pavement, were installed. Three roundabouts were installed to replace traffic signals. The Walnut Street roundabout includes a stunning granite fountain. The utilities portion of the project also included approximately 3,600 linear feet of 1.5″ to 12″ water mains, 75 1-2″ water services, 11 fire hydrant assemblies, 750 linear feet of 8″ sanitary sewers and 1,750 linear feet of 15″-30″ storm drainage pipe. Project completion 2015.
Phase III, completed in 2020, saw the creation of the HUB, a multi-modal transportation center that is also a multi-functional public space. Part of the Mountain to Sea Trail, it invites people to travel by bus, on a bicycle or on foot as well as enjoy everyday life and assemble for special events. The Park features a new performing arts amphitheater with open spaces for lawn seating, a fire pit, interweaving curved walkways, and visitor amenities such as temperature-controlled restroom access.
The City of Goldsboro was awarded TIGER Grants for the Center Street Redevelopment.