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File #: 17-242    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 8/28/2017 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 9/5/2017 Final action: 9/5/2017
Title: Update on Transportation Projects Anticipated to be Submitted by the DCHC-MPO for Ranking in the Prioritization Process (P5.0) PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board with an update on the list of transportation projects likely to be submitted by the DCHC-MPO for consideration in the SPOT Prioritization Process 5.0.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Memo - SPOT 5.0 prioritization, 3. Attachment C - 2017-08-23 (17-173) SPOT 5.0 Project Lists - Carrboro Projects Highlighted, 4. Attachment D - P5.0 Draft Schedule 5-23-17
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Update on Transportation Projects Anticipated to be Submitted by the DCHC-MPO for Ranking in the Prioritization Process (P5.0)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board with an update on the list of transportation projects likely to be submitted by the DCHC-MPO for consideration in the SPOT Prioritization Process 5.0.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325; Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7217

INFORMATION: At the April 4, 2017 regular meeting, staff provided the Board of Aldermen with an overview of the Prioritization Process for developing the FY 2020-2019 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and identified a list of potential projects to be submitted for consideration. (Materials from the April 4th meeting may be found at: (https://carrboro.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=532831&GUID=D297768D-C3AE-4BE6-B6AB-58846363C5FC&Options=&Search=). Three bike-ped projects and three highways projects were discussed in detail. The bike-ped projects included: 1) a sidepath along the north side of NC 54 from West Main Street to Anderson Park, 2) bike lanes on both sides and a sidewalk on one side of Seawell School Road from Estes Drive to Homestead Road, and 3) bike lanes along NC 86 (Hillsborough Road) from Farm House Road to Calvander. The highway projects included: 1) intersection improvements at NC 54 and Old Fayetteville Road, 2) upgrading NC 54 to a superstreet from West Main Street/James Street to Old Fayetteville Road and 3) intersection improvements at West Main Street/James Street. The intersection improvement at NC 54 and Old Fayetteville Road was considered a "sibling" project (related) to other improvements on NC 54 and as such was automatically entered for reconsideration for P5.0; staff was working with NCDOT to see if the other two highway projects could be considered "sibling" projects as well and bundled into a single project that NCDOT would fund and manage. The cost...

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