Broad Street is classified as a minor arterial and is the heart of downtown Augusta. Broad Street has an average daily volume of 7,000 vehicles per day. Broad Street is home to many notable businesses, hotels, and restaurants. Broad Street is also home to the Augusta Common, the Imperial Theater, and the Miller Theater. This project will improve Broad Street in many significant ways between 15th Street and 5th Street including redesigned street parking, raised bike lanes, new sidewalks and handicap ramps, improved James Brown plaza, and landscaping throughout. This project has a projected budget of $42 million dollars.