The Beach Walking District is one of the City’s five action items in our Vision 2025 Strategic Plan and was envisioned “as a walkable, energetic beachfront district that will attract tourism, stimulate local businesses and encourage business and residential relocation”. This project will include new roadways, sidewalks, landscaping, on-street parking, street lighting and stormwater infrastructure. Click here to learn more.
BUILD Grant - Highway 59 Widening & Improvements
The City of Gulf Shores have plans to widen Highway 59 by adding a third south bound lane starting at Coastal Gateway Boulevard all the way to Fort Morgan Road. Click here for more information.
BUILD Grant - Waterway Village Pedestrian Bridge
The new Waterway Village Pedestrian Bridge is a component of the BUILD Grant Project. As a new third southbound lane is added to Highway 59, pedestrian access will be eliminated on the W.C. Holmes Bridge making the new pedestrian bridge a necessity. The new bridge will connect the north and south sides of the Waterway District through newly constructed pedestrian pathways. Click here to learn more.
Restore Grant - Waterway East Boulevard Expansion
The Waterway East Improvements project will consist of a two mile extension of Waterway East to Cotton Creek Drive as well as new drainage, landscaping and pedestrian improvements for East 29th Ave and portions of East 2nd St. Click here to learn more.