R. Kelly Bryant Bridge Trail

About R. Kelly Bryant


R. Kelly Bryant was a long-time civil rights activist and Durham Open Space and Trails Commission member. The news articles below offer some insight into his life and legacy in Durham.

https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/durham-news/article49007675.html
https://indyweek.com/news/durham/bridge-bridge/
Jessica Kemp, Senior Project Manager
919-560-4197, ext. 21234

Location


RKBB Project Map

Team Members


Durham Parks & Recreation Dept.
Transportation Dept. Bike & Pedestrian Div.
NC Department of Transportation

Current Phase


Design

Budget

$3,989,621 Federal Grant
$1,424,410 City of Durham
$5,414,031 Total Budget

Engagement


New Trail Update 
Nuevas Actualizaciones

Fall 2019 Survey Results


R. Kelly Bryant Bridge Segment 3
R. Kelly Bryant Bridge Segment 7

Expected Completion


August 2023

Project Description


This bicycle and pedestrian trail will be approximately 3 miles long. It will connect the existing Rocky Creek Trail on Dakota Street north to the Drew/Granby Park located on Drew Street in Durham. The trail will connect users to an existing trail network, surrounding neighborhoods, NC Highway 55, , Burton Park, Burton Elementary School, the 147 blue pedestrian bridge, Eastway Elementary School, Long Meadow Park, East End Park, and Drew/Granby Park.