Bike and Pedestrian Use Enhancements at Davis Bayou, Gulf Islands National Seashore

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
U.S. National Park Service (NPS)

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)

Project Location: Mississippi

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Recreational Resources

Project Description

The Bike and Pedestrian Use Enhancements Project at Davis Bayou includes roadway enhancements as a means of addressing loss of recreational use on Department of the Interior lands in the five Gulf States affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The project will widen portions of Park Road to provide multiple-use lanes and separating buffers. Along 2.17 miles of Park Road, the existing 22-foot wide roadway will be augmented by up to 2-foot wide buffers flanked by up to 5-foot wide multiple use lanes. The outside edge of the multiple use lanes will be bordered by up to 4-foot wide unpaved shoulders. Up to five feet of additional clearing is planned and retaining walls will be constucted in areas where the road is elevated. The project also includes constructing a new park entrance sign and two traffic-calming medians, and moving an existing sign.

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Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 539
Project Name: Bike and Pedestrian Use Enhancements at Davis Bayou, Gulf Islands National Seashore
SourceUID: 55
Latitude: 30.41147008
Longitude: -88.77986626
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Jackson
Project Category: Recreational Use
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Recreational Resources
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: U.S. National Park Service (NPS)
Implementing Organization Type: Federal
Point of Contact – Name: RW Jenkins
Point of Contact – Phone:
Point of Contact – Email: 850-934-2610
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and status of projects, see
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 2
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 6996751
DWH Funder: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
DWH Funder Type: Joint
DWH Funding Program: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
DWH Dollar Amount : 6996751
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0