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.

Jessica Kemp, Senior Project Manager
919-560-4197, ext. 21234


RKBB Project Map

Team Members

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


$3,989,621 Federal Grant
$1,424,410 City of Durham
$5.414.031 Total Budget

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.