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Route 66 at East Hampton Commercial District Improvements (Concept J)

Type:

Small

Complexity:

Moderate

Priority:

Short term

Cost:

$470,000

Goals:

Restripe Route 66 left-turn pockets to improve vehicle operation and safety in East Hampton Commercial District; install ADA compliant pedestrian facilities to improve pedestrian mobility and safety; improve vehicular safety with driveway access modifications

Elements:
  • Lengthen the Route 66 eastbound left-turn pocket at McDonald’s to alleviate congestion issues
  • Convert the access at Brooks Plaza to be entrance only at the eastern driveway and exit only at the western driveway to reduce vehicular conflicts
  • Install a mid-block crosswalk and Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon (RRFB) on Route 66 to the west of West Point Road (west junction).
  • Infill sidewalk gaps and install concrete driveway apron along the north side of Route 66
  • Install crosswalks on West Point Road (west junction & east junction)
Permits:
  • Town roadway construction permits for construction within Town right-of-way
  • CTDOT approval and/or encroachment permit for construction within CTDOT right-of-way
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