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File #: 19-706B    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Passed
File created: 8/22/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Title: Waive the first reading and pass the ordinance remove two-way yield control and establish two-way stop control at the intersections of Birchwood Drive and Sunnybrook Drive, Birchwood Drive and Stonegate Road, and Birchwood Drive and Briarwood Drive; to establish two-way stop control at the intersection of Birchwood Drive and Brush Hill Circle; and to remove one-way yield control at the intersection of Birchwood Drive and Cottonwood Lane (requires six positive votes).
Attachments: 1. Birchwood Drive Yield Control Ordinance, 2. Birchwood Drive Yield Control Exhibit, 3. Draft TAB Minutes August 1 2019
Related files: 19-706
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Waive the first reading and pass the ordinance remove two-way yield control and establish two-way stop control at the intersections of Birchwood Drive and Sunnybrook Drive, Birchwood Drive and Stonegate Road, and Birchwood Drive and Briarwood Drive; to establish two-way stop control at the intersection of Birchwood Drive and Brush Hill Circle; and to remove one-way yield control at the intersection of Birchwood Drive and Cottonwood Lane (requires six positive votes).
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Kelly Dunne, Project Manager

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
On August 1, 2019 the Transportation Advisory Board recommended approval of traffic control revisions (Approved 6-0); staff concurs.

BACKGROUND:
The City received a request to replace the existing yield control with stop control at the intersection of Birchwood Drive and Sunnybrook Drive in order to improve safety.

When evaluating the request, staff identified four other yield control or four-leg uncontrolled intersections within the Will-o-way neighborhood. To promote consistency and reduce driver confusion, staff evaluated the existing traffic control at all subject intersections.

Birchwood Drive, Sunnybrook Drive, and Stonegate Road are all classified as Neighborhood Connectors with a posted speed limit of 25 mph. Briarwood Drive, Cottonwood Lane, and Brush Hill Circle are classified as Local Roads, also with a posted speed limit of 25 mph.

Birchwood Drive/Sunnybrook Drive, Birchwood Drive/Stonegate Road, and Birchwood Drive/Briarwood Drive are four-leg intersections with two-way yield control. Birchwood Drive is the uncontrolled movement at all intersections.

Birchwood Drive/Brush Hill Circle is a four-leg intersection with no traffic control.

Birchwood Drive/Cottonwood Lane is a T-intersection with yield control on the terminating leg. Birchwood Drive is through street and the uncontrolled movement.

DISCUSSIO...

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