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Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

HS-8 Traffic Calming / Control CommitteeDraft PlanFebruary 29, 2012Belmont Ridge Middle School

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Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

Vicinity Map – River Oaks and Highlands Suggestions


Recommendations river oaks traffic control plan draft

Recommendations – River Oaks: Traffic Control Plan - DRAFT

Note: Intersection #’s are not consecutive and are based on the initial feedback received from the community.


Recommendations river oaks traffic calming plan draft

Recommendations – River Oaks: Traffic Calming Plan - DRAFT

Note: Intersection #’s are not consecutive and are based on the initial feedback received from the community.


Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

  • Recommendations – Highlands: Traffic Control Plan - DRAFT

Note: Intersection #’s are not consecutive and are based on the initial feedback received from the community.


Recommendations highlands traffic calming plan draft

Recommendations – Highlands: Traffic Calming Plan - DRAFT

Note: Intersection #’s are not consecutive and are based on the initial feedback received from the community.


Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

PEDESTRIAN PLAN


Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

QUESTIONS FROM JANUARY 11, 2012 MEETING

1. VDOT Standards for All-way Stop Signs?

- Decision is based on an engineering study that would improve traffic operational characteristics of the intersection

- Five or more reported crashes in a 12-month period that are susceptible to correction with all way stop

- Vehicular volume for major street approaches: 300 vph for any 8 hours

- Vehicular volume for minor street approaches: 200 vph for same 8 hours

2. Speed Humps Guidelines?

- Spacing about 500 feet

- Clearly visible for 200 feet and placed at least 200 feet from intersections

3. Direct contact with VDOT to seek traffic safety measures /speed limit signs?

- http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/citizen.asp

- Customer Service Center: 800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623)

4. Examples of existing traffic calming measures?

- List Included on the last slide

5.HS-8 Walk zone size?


Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

EXAMPLES OF EXISTING TRAFFIC CALMING FEATURES

Roundabout – Catoctin Circle, Leesburg

Bulbout/Neckdown – Riding Center Drive, Chantilly

Median Landscape – Viking Drive, Herndon

Raised Crosswalk – Kinross Circle, Herndon


Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

EXAMPLES OF EXISTING TRAFFIC CALMING FEATURES

  • lIST OF AREAS/LOCATIONS WHERE TRAFFIC CALMING FEATURES HAVE BEEN INSTALLED:

  • Town of Leesburg:

    • Catoctin Circle between Edwards Ferry Road and Marshall Drive

      • Roundabouts

      • Raised Crosswalk on Marshall Drive

    • Country Club Drive west of Route 15

      • Raised Crosswalk

  • Loudoun County:

    • Riding Center Drive, Chantilly

      • Bulbouts/Neckdowns

  • Fairfax County:

    • Kinross Circle, Herndon

      • Speed Humps

      • Raised Crosswalks

    • Hidden Meadow Drive, Sully

      • Speed Humps

      • Raised Crosswalks

    • Viking Drive, Herndon

      • Raised Crosswalk

      • Speed Humps

      • Neckdown

      • Chicane


Hs 8 traffic calming control committee draft plan february 29 2012 belmont ridge middle school

NEXT STEPS – TRAFFIC CALMING PROCESS

  • Initial Community Meetings Held

  • Committee Finalizes Draft Plan

  • Draft Plan submitted to Board of Supervisors (BOS)

  • County Staff/BOS initiates Traffic Calming Process

  • Support Data Required:

    • Eligible Streets, Issues/Concerns and Petition (75% Petition Area Approval)

  • BOS passes resolution with Support Data

  • Plan submitted for review to various agencies

  • Feedback received from the review agencies

  • VDOT provides final recommendations and approval

  • County Staff (OTS) coordinates implementation of the plan

  • Construction, Implementation and Evaluation

  • Timeline for the process would generally be about 12 to 18 months from the time the committee finalizes the Draft Plan


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