PATH Connection at Washington Blvd.

PATH Connection along Washington Boulevard

Current Status of the PATH Connection along Washington Boulevard

After consultantion with the public and engineering advice, a preferred route has been selected for the Washington Boulevard PATH connection. With the preferred route determined, staff in partnership with the engineering team are now preparing a proposal to move preliminary plans to construction level plans for the section of Washington Blvd. roadway between Military Road and Holswade. 

August 11th, 2022 - PATH connection along Washington Blvd Public Meeting Summary

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Public meeting for the PATH connection improvements at Washington Boulevard. We are still seeking comments on this PATH connection and want to hear from you. 

In partnership with the WVDOH and consultants Burgess & Niple the following preliminary designs have been created to show possible alternatives to connect along the Washington Boulevard roadway. 

Please see the proposed alternatives, timeline and comment sheet here: PATH at Washington Blvd Handouts - Comment Period is now closed.

In addition here is a PATH map in context with the neighborhood and other sections of PATH can be found here: Existing PATH connections and proposed Washington Blvd. Connection

Please check out the visualizations below of what the two alternatives look like on the Washington Blvd connection:

Comments can be directed to a preferred alternative proposed above, a combination of alternative A and B, or other ideas not shown here. Sharing experiences of the kinds of trail experience preferred: pedestrians and cyclists sharing a  sidepath or pedestrians on a sidewalk, cyclists on the road, for example. Any experience of the roadway of how you current use it or what it would take for you to feel comfortable to use it more! 

Thank you again to our partners: consultants Burgess & Niple and West Virginia Division of Highways and the Transporation Alternatives program to design this new connection of PATH.

For more information, contact City Planning Director Bre Shell or City Planner Janney Lockman at 304- 696-5540, Option 3. Email comments may be sent to

Alternative A

Alternative B