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File #: 21-139    Name:
Type: Recommendation Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 1/28/2021 In control: Transportation and Traffic Advisory Board
On agenda: 2/11/2021 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider a recommendation to City Council to amend Section 126-186 to restrict through truck traffic on Lake Front Avenue between the IH 35 Frontage Road and Freiheit Road and Freiheit Road between Lake Front Avenue and SH 46.
Attachments: 1. Traffic Study Summary, 2. Future Striping
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Presenter/Contact

Presenter

Carly Farmer, Graduate Engineer

Contact Info

(830) 221-4020 - cfarmer@nbtexas.org

 

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SUBJECT:

Title

Discuss and consider a recommendation to City Council to amend Section 126-186 to restrict through truck traffic on Lake Front Avenue between the IH 35 Frontage Road and Freiheit Road and Freiheit Road between Lake Front Avenue and SH 46.

 

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:

Council District:  5

City staff received a request to restrict through truck traffic on Lake Front Avenue between the IH 35 Frontage Road and Freiheit Road and Freiheit Road between Lake Front Avenue and SH 46. City staff completed a traffic study which included a site investigation, multiple observation periods of data collecting, and a review of the crash history in the study area. Using the results of the traffic study and taking into consideration the future striping plans for Lake Front Avenue and Freiheit Road, staff formed a recommendation to establish through truck traffic restrictions.

 

ADDRESSES A NEED/ISSUE IN A CITY PLAN OR COUNCIL PRIORITY:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Traffic control signs cost approximately $150 each. Sufficient funding is available in the FY20-21 approved street and drainage budget.

 

Recommendation

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

N/A

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends through truck traffic restrictions on Lake Front Avenue between the IH 35 Frontage Road and Freiheit Road and Freiheit Road between Lake Front Avenue and SH 46.