Durham Belt Line Trail

Nia Rodgers, Senior Project Manager
919-560-4197 ext. 21225


517 W Main Street
525 W Morgan Street
526 W Morgan Street
332 Fuller Street
308 Fuller Street
760 W Corporation Street

Overview Map

Durham Belt Line Map

Current Phase


Team Members

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




New Trail Update
Nuevas Actualizaciones

Expected Completion


Project Updates

Design and Engagement schedule will be posted as soon as it’s available; interested parties should watch the website.

March 2021 

City Council authorizes design contract:
Bull City Today Mentions Durham Belt Line Trail

March 4, 2021

City council receives presentation on status of project funding & design direction: 
City Council Work Session Presentation

May 2020

City applies for U.S. Department of Transportation funding:
2020 Build Grant Website for the Belt Line

Project Description

This project includes design and construction of an approximately 1.76 mile long multi-use trail in an abandoned Norfolk and Southern rail bed. It will connect pedestrians and cyclists from North Durham to the Ellerbe Creek Trail network, and to Downtown. The trail will also pass through the South Ellerbe Stormwater Project.

Equitable Engagement Plan:

Master Plan:

Ellerbe Creek Stormwater Project: