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File #: CC-19-793    Version: 3 Name:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/24/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/13/2019 Final action:
Title: Request City Council to Authorize the Release of Request for Bids No. 20-002 for the Construction of the Casa Grande Drive Traffic Calming Plan, City Project No 190809.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1- Plans.pdf, 2. Attachment 2-Specification.pdf
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For City Council Meeting [August 13 2019]
TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council
APPROVAL: Rod Foster, City Administrator
FROM: Sean Grayson, Acting Public Works Director
Title
Request City Council to Authorize the Release of Request for Bids No. 20-002 for the Construction of the Casa Grande Drive Traffic Calming Plan, City Project No 190809.

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BACKGROUND:
The Public Works Department has been working with the Las Colinas community to address the residents' concerns about excessive speeds, truck traffic, and traffic cutting through the northern part of the City along the Casa Grande Drive Corridor between Alder Avenue and the roadway terminus at Mango Avenue in this residential neighborhood. The proposed project is consistent with guiding principles of comprehensive Neighborhood Traffic Management practices, which uses physical design to improve safety for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists. Numerous community meetings were held at the Fire Station located on Alder Avenue at Sunrise Drive to brainstorm traffic calming possibilities, and discuss the neighborhood concerns regarding speeding and truck intrusions into the neighborhood. City staff worked closely with the consultant hired by Target Management to develop a number of potential traffic control measures that could be implemented along Casa Grande Drive. City Staff reviewed the traffic operation along the roadway segments and adjacent streets and recommended the traffic calming plan based on the following conclusions:

1. Target employees vehicles were observed intruding into the neighborhood.
2. Vehicles were observed exceeding the posted speed limit.
3. Lost truck delivery drivers were found using Casa Grande Drive for deliveries.

ANALYSIS/DISCUSSION:
This project includes striping modifications with potential construction of raised intersection diverters on Casa Grande Drive between Alder Avenue and Mango Avenue to address excessive speeds and prevent cut-through traffic into the adjacent res...

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