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  1. Neighborhood Meeting South Lamar Complete Street Improvements From I-45 to Hatcher January 30, 2014 St. Paul Baptist Church

  2. Neighborhood Meeting - Jan 30, 2014 South Lamar Complete Street ImprovementsAgenda • Welcome and Opening Remarks Honorable Councilmember Carolyn R. Davis Council District 7 • Project Overview Alva Baker, Baker Consulting • S. Lamar Street Project Presentation Tricia Hatley, P.E., Freese and Nichols Inc. • Questions and Comments • Meeting Adjourned 6:00 PM 7:00 PM

  3. Purpose of Meeting • Share project overview and receive citizen input • Discuss specific project components • Communicate schedule and next steps • Questions and Answers

  4. Introductions City of Dallas • Honorable Councilmember Carolyn R. Davis, Council District 7 • Jill Jordan, P.E., Asst. City Manager • Rick Galceran, P.E., Public Works Director • Tim Starr, P.E., Asst. PW Director • Keith Manoy, Transportation Planning/Asst. PW Dir. • Raj Guntnur, P.E., Project Manager • David Whitley, City Design Studio Director • Tanya Brooks, Chief Transportation Planner

  5. Introductions Freese and Nichols – Design Consultant • Project Manager, Tricia Hatley, P.E. • Design Engineer, Tim Sansone, P.E. • Stormwater Engineer, Thomas Caffarel, P.E. • Project Planner, Cody Richardson, RLA • Public Involvement, Alva Baker (Baker Consulting)

  6. Background • Project approved in 2012 Bond Program • Drainage concerns • Deteriorated pavement • Lack of pedestrian amenities • Engineering/design contract approved by City Council in June 2013

  7. Previous Neighborhood Meeting • LINCing Dallas – June 2, 2012 led by City Design Studio • Resulting Objectives and Design Program • Lamar was identified as a grand boulevard • Pedestrian amenities and lighting were identified as a key implementation step • Enhance existing parks and create new open spaces sprinkled throughout • Create a collaboration between local businesses and neighborhood associations to visually enhance the area • Engage artists and develop public art

  8. Project Location St. Paul Baptist Church Emery St Hatcher St Pear St Bannock Ave Stoneman St Marburg St South Lamar St I-45

  9. Project Goals • Reconstruct deteriorated pavement from I-45 to Hatcher • Improve drainage main lines with South Lamar • Upgrade water and wastewater • Incorporate pedestrian amenities • Benches, trees and crosswalks

  10. Project Goals • Improve traffic flow for current and future growth • Create a sustainable roadway • Coordinate with TxDOT project on roadway transition and drainage improvements

  11. Proposed Improvements Roadway • 4 lanes, undivided with turn lanes (48’ wide typ) • New concrete roadway (approx. 2600LF) w/curb and gutter • Decorative crosswalks at Pine and Hatcher Pine St Marburg St Stoneman St Pear St Bannock Ave Hatcher St S Lamar St

  12. Proposed Improvements • Large green space w/wider sidewalks on residential side • Shared bicycle lanes on both sides *Cross section is conceptual and may change during the design process

  13. Streetscape Concepts • Linear sculpture garden • Wide parkway on residential side • Wider sidewalk/trail • Bioretention for drainage and water quality • Enhanced landscaping • Trinity standard street and pedestrian lights • Benches • Trees

  14. Proposed Improvements Streetscape (view looking southeast)

  15. Linear Sculpture Garden • Sculpture by local artists • Rotational program • Support from local businesses 1 1 1 1 1

  16. Bus Stops and Seating Bus stop with shelter 2 2 2 Bus stop without shelter Bench Seating 2 2

  17. Street Lighting • Consistent with Dallas Trinity River Project standards • Street lights • Pedestrian lights 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

  18. Bioretention • Captures storm water runoff • Creates enhanced landscape area • Provides water quality benefits

  19. Bioretention 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

  20. Storm Drainage Improvements Existing conditions • Storm drain main lines undersized • Too few inlets Proposed Improvements • Additional inlets on neighborhood streets • Upsized main lines • Improved storm water outfalls

  21. Storm Drainage Improvements Additional curb inlets Hatcher St Main line and channel improvements Main line and channel improvements

  22. Water/Wastewater • Various water main replacements • Wastewater collection line replacement Pear St Emery St Hatcher St

  23. Existing South Lamar

  24. Proposed Improvements

  25. Project Cost • 2012 Bond Funds - $4,898,000 • Design/Engineering/ Surveying Contract - $739,214 • Amount available for Construction funding - $4,158,786

  26. Project Schedule • Traffic Study – December 2013 • Survey - January 2014 • Drainage Study – January 2014 Neighborhood Meeting #2 – May 2014 • Conceptual – April 2014 • Preliminary – September 2014 • Final – December 2014 • January to March- 2015 • April 2015 to June 2016

  27. Questions Raj Guntnur, P.E. Project Manager, City of Dallas Rajasekhar.guntnur@dallascityhall.com 214-948-4011 Alva Baker Public Involvement, Baker Consulting Bcaabaker@aol.com 214-404-4464