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File #: 15-14063    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/21/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action:
Title: North Carolina Department of Transportation Safety Project
Attachments: 1. Freedom and Thriftwood proposed configuration, 2. Resolution for Freedom and Thriftwood

Title

North Carolina Department of Transportation Safety Project

 

Action

Action:

Adopt a resolution supporting a North Carolina Department of Transportation safety project at NC27 (Freedom Drive) and Thriftwood Drive to improve traffic safety in support of the Vision Zero Action Plan.

 

Body

Staff Resource(s):

Liz Babson, Transportation

Angela Berry, Transportation

 

Explanation

§                     The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) conducted an evaluation of crash history at the intersection of NC27 (Freedom Drive) and Thriftwood Drive and found a history of angle type crashes resulting in two fatalities.

§                     The NCDOT proposed the conversion of this intersection to a directional left turn configuration intersection and will cover the cost of this project.

§                     The project requires a resolution of support for the use of NCDOT High Hazard Elimination funding.

§                     The project supports the Vision Zero Action Plan by advancing a safe transportation system for all users.

§                     NCDOT anticipates beginning design in Fiscal Year 2021.

§                     This intersection is located at the boundary of Council Districts 2 and 3.

 

Fiscal Note

Funding:  North Carolina Department of Transportation

 

Attachments

Attachment(s)

Map

Resolution