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UpdateonStreetReconstructionofNPAvenue

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UniversityDriveto10th Street

February20,2015
February
20 2015
PresentedbyJeremyM.Gorden,PE,PTOE
DivisionEngineer Transportation

Presentation Purpose
PresentationPurpose
Review
ReviewMissionStatementfromNP/1
Mission Statement from NP/1st AveN
Ave N
CorridorStudy
Reviewtheconstructionprojectlimits
Review the construction project limits
Reviewtheprojectschedule&construction
phasing
h i
Discussthebaseroaddesignalternative
Discussalternativestobaseroaddesign

Study Mission Statement


StudyMissionStatement
This
ThisStudywillrecommendaplanthat
Study will recommend a plan that
accommodatesalltravelers:pedestrians,
bicyclists transit users and drivers
bicyclists,transitusers,anddrivers.
Theplan
The
planssdesignandsafetyfeatureswill
design and safety features will
improvethephysicalhealthofindividuals,the
environmental quality of the community and
environmentalqualityofthecommunity,and
furtherincreaseopportunitiesfor
development.
development

Project Limits
ProjectLimits

Construction Phasing
ConstructionPhasing

ApprovedRoadwayDesignAlternativefromStudyin
2011

UpdatetoRecommendedRoadway
Designafter1wayConversion
Reduce
Reducetheroadtojust1laneineach
the road to just 1 lane in each
directionbetweenUniversityDriveto
Broadway
Designroadwaytohavewiderlanes(15)to
accommodate shared lane markings for
accommodatesharedlanemarkingsfor
bicycles
Addcurbextensions/plantingbedsatblock
Add
b
i / l i b d
bl k
cornerstoaddplanting
26tallLEDstreetlightsonbothsidesofstreet

CurrentRoadDesignUniv Driveto
12thh Street

CurrentRoadDesign
11thh Streetto10thh Street

ListofUserstoConsiderduringDesign,
C
Construction&ProjectCompletion
i &P j C
l i

Businessoperations&deliveries
Business
operations & deliveries
Customersandbusinessaccess
Parking On&Off
Parking
On & OffStreet
Street
FireDept
NDSU
Transit
Garbage Service
GarbageService
Pedestrians,BicyclistsandADA
S i lE t &P d
SpecialEvents&Parades

Design Review Committee Comments


DesignReviewCommitteeComments
Direction
Directionfromcommitteewastoexaminepossible
from committee was to examine possible
travellanenarrowingtoallowpotentialbikefacilities
onsidewalksideofparkinglane,sinceurbanbikeway
designhaschangedtremendouslysincestudywas
completed.
2alternativesidentified:
Option1Raisedcycletrackelevatedhalfway
b
betweenroadwayelevationandsidewalk
d
l
d d
lk
elevation
Option2Raisedcycletrackatsidewalkelevation
O ti 2 R i d
l t k t id
lk l ti

NACTO Design Guide


NACTODesignGuide

Raised Cycle Track


RaisedCycleTrack

Option1 RaisedCycleTrack from


Portland,OR
l d

Raised Cycle Track


RaisedCycleTrack

Option2CycleTrackatSidewalk
Height

Sidewalk Cycle TrackCambridge,


SidewalkCycleTrack
Cambridge,MA
MA

SidewalkCycleTrack
Cambridge,MA

NP Avenue Raised Cycle Track


NPAvenueRaisedCycleTrack

NP Avenue Sidewalk Cycle Track


NPAvenueSidewalkCycleTrack

Plan view of NP Avenue Cycle Tracks


PlanviewofNPAvenueCycleTracks

Cycle Track Design Guidance


CycleTrackDesignGuidance

Bike Safety by Facility Type


BikeSafetybyFacilityType

Costs
BaseRoadDesignEstimatedProjectCost$2.6M
InfrastructureSalesTaxfunds$1.45M
I f
S l T f d $1 45M
SpecialAssessmentfunds$745,000(cappedatthisamount)
WaterandSewerfunds$410,000

CycleTrackOptionCosts
C l T k O ti C t Option1
O ti 1 Raised
R i d

Estimated10%overBaseRoadDesign requiresa2nd setofcurb&gutters


InfrastructureSalesTaxfunds$1.71M
SpecialAssessmentfunds$745,000(cappedatthisamount)
$
WaterandSewerfunds$410,000

CycleTrackOptionCosts Option2 Sidewalklevel

Estimated5%overBaseRoadDesign
InfrastructureSalesTaxfunds$1.58M
SpecialAssessmentfunds$745,000(cappedatthisamount)
WaterandSewerfunds$410,000

Next Steps
NextSteps
1. PublicWorksProjectEvaluationCommitteemeeting
j
g
Monday,Feb23
2. CityCommissionMeetingtoapprovefinaldesign
alternative,Monday,March2
lt
ti M d M h 2
3. BidprojectinApril
4 BeginConstructioninMay
4.
Begin Construction in May
5. CompleteConstructioninOctober

QuestionsorComments?
JeremyM.Gorden,PE,PTOE
Jeremy M Gorden PE PTOE
jgorden@cityoffargo.com
j d @ i ff
EngineeringOffice 2411545