Department of Public Works update

June 13, 2008

The following information update was handed out at the June Ward’s Corner Taskforce meeting and was provided courtesy of the Department of Public Works and Assistant Director of Public Works, Alice Kelly.

Discussion and Action Items

1.    Traffic Signal update (Little Creek & Granby) & (Little Creek and Farm Fresh Entrance)

Upgrading signal at Little Creek Road and Granby and Little Creek and Farm Fresh entrance and associated ADA work. New signals are fully operational.  jrs 6/2/08  Street name signs to be installed within 10 days.  Street lights at intersection to be installed by Dominion Virginia Power within 30-60 days.

2.    Thole Street Traffic Calming Improvements

New landscape medians along the 300 & 600 Blocks of Thole St.  Bids received May 20th.  City to award contract upon VDOT approval. Construction to begin late July.  Contract completion time is 45 days.  hlr 6/4/08

3.    Curb Ramps    Wards Corner ADA Improvements
Phase III(B) work complete  arb 6/4/08
CDBG funding allocated for curb ramps at roadway intersections throughout Titustown.  Plans being finalized and public advertisement scheduled for June with construction to begin late summer. arb 6/4/08
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