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Route 66 at Paul’s & Sandy’s Too Safety Improvements (Concept K)

Type:

Medium

Complexity:

Moderate

Priority:

Short term

Cost:

$2,200,000

Goals:

Install traffic calming measures to mitigate existing speeding issues and improve safety in the vicinity of Paul’s & Sandy’s Too

Elements:
  • Install a landscaped median along the site frontage to reduce vehicular travel speeds
  • Relocate the existing 30-mph speed limit ahead sign for the westbound direction to Laurel Ridge to the east
  • Replace the existing 45-mph speed limit sign with a 30-mph speed limit sign for the eastbound direction
  • Install a mid-block crosswalk with refuge area on the median island between the northern and middle driveways of Paul’s & Sandy’s Too
  • Convert the middle and southern driveways to be ingress and egress only, respectively, to reduce potential vehicular and pedestrian conflicts in the area
  • Provide a dedicated Route 66 eastbound left-turn lane at the middle driveway to separate left-turn traffic from through traffic
  • Install continuous sidewalk along the south side of Route 66
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
  • Coordination with the owners of Paul and Sandy’s Too to facilitate site operational modifications
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