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Rock Prairie Road Needs Resolution


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Rock Prairie Road Needs Resolution

  1. 1. City Council Meeting Regular Session February 23, 2012
  2. 2. Thoroughfare Plan State Highway 6 to Wellborn Road  4-lane Minor Arterial  General Suburban Adjacent land use:  Single Family Residential  Parks  Medical Facilities  Schools  Churches  Commercial
  3. 3. Traffic Conditions Rock Prairie and Rio Grande is operating at LOS A Rock Prairie and Longmire is operating at LOS C Rock Prairie and Longmire is expected to operate at LOS D in 2013 Challenges at the Longmire Intersection:  Traffic Signal Spacing  Land use generates high traffic volumes  Numerous left turns/driveway  Vertical deflections for drainage
  4. 4. Longmire Intersection
  5. 5. 2008 Bond Authorization Project to purchase ROW for the widening of Rock Prairie Road from State Highway 6 to Normand. Collected traffic data in 2011 Traffic model considered the following:  Barron Road Overpass  Barron Road East/Lakeway South  New development at SH6 and William D. Fitch  Anticipated Traffic from Scott and White Hospital  Extension of Normand Drive
  6. 6. Conceptual Layout
  7. 7. North Side of ROW
  8. 8. RecommendationProceed with the acquisition of the right-of-way necessary to construct the proposedimprovements
  9. 9. Conceptual Layout
  10. 10. Conceptual Layout