Town of Matthews
Project Updates

Rice Road Park and Road Expansion Bid

Pursuant to Section 143-129 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, sealed proposals for Rice Road Park and Road Expansion, for the town of Matthews, North Carolina will be received on or before 2:00 P.M., on Thursday, March 29, 2018, in the Matthews Community Center, located in Meeting Room # 104, 100 McDowell Street, Matthews NC, 28105.

A pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 10:00 A.M., in the Matthews Community Center, located in Community Room, 100 McDowell Street, Matthews NC, 28105.

All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend.

The scope of work includes a new neighborhood park and associated roadway improvements.

Bidders shall be properly licensed under the state laws governing their respective trades and will be required to comply with all applicable statutes and regulations and those attached to and made a part of the proposal.

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Click Here To View Rice Road Park Conceptual Map

Carolina Thread Trail

The Carolina Thread Trail is a regional network of trails, or “threads”, which will ultimately link 15 counties in North and South Carolina. These threads are composed of local trails and greenways which, while maintaining their local identities, will grow to form a "green interstate" offering trail-users access to regional attractions. “The Thread” will continue to evolve over time, linking parks, green spaces, and cultural destinations throughout the region. The goal of the Matthews Study is to identify trail corridors, routes, and segments which will establish connectivity with The Thread and locally-based greenways, and meet the desires of the Matthews community.

Click here to see the proposed Matthews Trails
Click here to see the proposed County-wide Trails

Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Demand for parks and recreational services continue to grow as Matthews has continued to grow.  This master plan was designed to evaluate recent changes throughout the community and initiate a public discussion about future park and recreation needs. 

Click here for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Mecklenburg County Sportsplex at Matthews

Located at 1505 Tank Town Road.  The focus of this facility is to host a wide variety of weekend tournaments; soccer, rugby, lacrosse, football, field hockey, etc., as well as, weekday practices and league play for local teams and organizations.  

Click here for more information about the Sportsplex

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