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File #: 19-147    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/15/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action:
Title: Update on Pedestrian Safety Improvement Projects PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Aldermen an update on the status and timeline of various pedestrian safety improvement projects as they are implemented throughout town.
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Update on Pedestrian Safety Improvement Projects
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Aldermen an update on the status and timeline of various pedestrian safety improvement projects as they are implemented throughout town.
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works and Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Joe Guckavan, jguckavan@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7427; Trish McGuire, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7327; Ben Schmadeke, bschmadeke@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7424; Zach Hallock, zhallock@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7329

INFORMATION: Town staff have prepared an update on the current status and timeline of pedestrian safety projects around town. These projects have been identified over the past several years from a variety of sources including citizen comments, the Transportation Advisory Board, and direction provided by the Board of Aldermen. Tonight's update focuses on the major projects along arterials roads, most of which fall along NCDOT maintained facilities and as such will require the Town to receive approval from and encroachment agreements with NCDOT in order to construct the desired improvements.

Projects have been assigned to one of five categories:

NCDOT as lead agency- these projects include crosswalk or pavement marking enhancements which, pending approval, may be installed by NCDOT alongside their ADA Ramp improvements or as a part of a future resurfacing project.
* Locations on W. Main Street: at Poplar Avenue and at High Street
* E Weaver Street at E Main Street
* Jones Ferry Road at Bim Street
* Locations on N. Greensboro Street: at Williams Street, at Robert Hunt Drive, at Pine Street, at Bolin Forest Drive, at Hillsborough Road

Town as lead agency/receiving funding as part of a larger bike-ped infrastructure project through the STIP (State Transportation Improvement Program).
* South Greensboro Street

Town as lead agency/seeking funding - 6 projects -those projects with a significant cost compo...

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