R. Kelly Bryant Bridge Trail

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

Current Phase


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.

Expected Completion

August 2023

RKBB Trail


R. Kelly Bryant Bridge 


R. Kelly Bryant Bridge Pedestrian Walk Entrance

RKBB Lakeland Street Approach

R. Kelly Bryant Bridge Lakeland Street Approach

RKBB Lakeland Street_Ridgeway Avenue Intersection

Lakeland Street & Ridgeway Avenue Intersection

RKBB Off Road Section at end of Mathison Street

Off-Road Section at the end of Mathison Street

RKBB Alston Avenue_Lawson Street Intersection

Alston Avenue & Lawson Street Intersection