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File #: 21-168    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Discussion
File created: 1/11/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/3/2021 Final action:
Title: Rio Road Corridor Plan - Overview
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AGENDA DATE: 2/3/2021

Rio Road Corridor Plan - Overview

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Overview and status of the Rio Road Corridor Study

ITEM TYPE: Regular Information Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Walker, Kamptner, Herrick, Filardo, Rapp, Benish

PRESENTER (S): David Benish


REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The Board of Supervisors directed staff to undertake a corridor study of the Rio Road Corridor. A consultant, Line+Grade Civil Engineering, has been hired to the develop this plan in conjunction with Community Development Department staff. Line+Grade has previously assisted the County in the development of the recent Avon Street Corridor Study, as well as other planning and development projects within the County. The scope of the corridor study is from the Rio/29 Small Area Plan Area boundary to the intersection of the John Warner Parkway.

As identified in the project scope, the purpose of the corridor plan is to conduct an evaluation of the corridor, and to develop comprehensive design alternatives to serve as a guide for future development and infrastructure rehabilitation projects. The corridor plan will provide solutions which will enhance the mobility and access for all users-developing traffic safety and operations improvements which will best serve the future needs of the corridor.

The corridor plan and recommendations are expected to be adopted into the Comprehensive Plan and Places29 Master Plan. Other amendments/update to the current Master Plan document will likely be needed to make the master plan consistent with the recommendations of the corridor study. The extent of those changes will not be known until the completion of the corridor study.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Infrastructure Investment: Prioritize, plan, and invest in critical infrastructure that responds to past and future changes and improves the capacity to serve community needs.

DISCUSSION: The following overvie...

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