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HS-8 Traffic Calming / Control Committee Draft Plan February 29, 2012 Belmont Ridge Middle School. 1. Vicinity Map – River Oaks and Highlands Suggestions . Recommendations – River Oaks: Traffic Control Plan - DRAFT.

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

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

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

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

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

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?

- 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?

- 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?

Bulbout/Neckdown – Riding Center Drive, Chantilly

Median Landscape – Viking Drive, Herndon

Raised Crosswalk – Kinross Circle, Herndon

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

• Town of Leesburg:

• Catoctin Circle between Edwards Ferry Road and Marshall Drive

• 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

• Speed Humps

• Raised Crosswalks

• Viking Drive, Herndon

• Raised Crosswalk

• Speed Humps

• Neckdown

• Chicane

• 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