After much collaboration with a Stakeholder Advisory Group and nearby businesses, property owners and residents, the project team has identified a recommended concept that increases safety and reduces travel times on this segment of US 97 with minimal impacts to businesses on the corridor.
The recommended concept introduces three new signals and U-turns that reduce conflict and movements at intersections. To make a left-turn, drivers must proceed to a designated U-turn area. In this concept, additional signals slow traffic and offer new, safer crossing areas that connect sidewalks and multiuse paths. Cost and impacts for this concept are estimated to be lower than other concepts considered. The map below shows the recommended improvements.