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Access Management Policy (Plans AM)

Type:

Medium

Complexity:

Moderate

Priority:

Mid term

Cost:

Project cost would be incurred by private development or public improvement project.

Goals:

Modify and coordinate driveway access to parcels along the corridor to minimize the number of curb cuts and improve safety and operations for entering and exiting traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists

Elements:
  • Modify driveway ingress/egress restrictions as needed
  • Reduce select driveway widths
  • Close redundant driveway access to parcels in areas where high driveway density exists
  • Interconnect adjacent parcels when appropriate to reduce the demand on entering and exiting driveways for short trips
  • Review and implement access management strategies into local regulations to ensure implementation during development and other regulatory activities
Permits:
  • OSTA approval for large developments
    Town Planning and Zoning approvals for developments
  • Encroachment permits for construction within CTDOT right-of-way
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