Vineyard Road Improvements

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Vineyard Road: Pre-Existing Conditions

Status Update 2/28/18: At the February 27, 2018 meeting, City Council unanimously approved Vineyard Rd. sidewalk gap closure options and provided direction to staff to proceed with finalizing the project plans and specifications for construction (scheduled for Summer/Fall 2018). Staff recommended construction of a sidewalk along the south side of Vineyard Rd. between Eucalyptus Ave to the existing sidewalk approximately 300 ft east of Trumbull Ave. Staff also recommended construction of a midblock crosswalk approximately 300 ft west of Mill Rd and a new sidewalk along the north edge of the "porkchop" island at the intersection of Vineyard Rd and Mill Rd as part of the current roadway resurfacing project.

 

Status Update 2/12/18: At their regular meeting on February 27, 2018, 6pm at Novato City Hall, the City Council will review Vineyard Rd sidewalk gap closure options and provide direction to staff to proceed by finalizing the project plans and specifications for CIP Project #15-017. Staff is recommending the construction of a sidewalk along the south side of Vineyard Rd between Eucalyptus Ave and approximately 300 ft east of Trumbull Ave, as a part of the current roadway resurfacing project and the construction of a midblock crosswalk approximately 300 ft west of Mill Rd and a new sidewalk along the north edge of the “porkchop” island at the intersection of Vineyard Rd and Mill Rd.

 

Gap Closure & Croswalk Options:

Alternate A: Sidewalks Gaps Closure

Alternate B: Sidewalks Gaps Closure

Option 1: Midblock Crosswalk

Option 2: Sidewalk North Side of "Porkchop" Island

 

Project Overview

 Vineyard Road Improvements (CIP 15-017)

Description

This project will consist of comprehensive pavement rehabilitation (Cold In-Place Recycling is being considered) of the existing roadway with localized dig-outs and patched as needed; inclusion of Class II and Class III bicycle facilities through the project limits where feasible based on pavement width; replacement of any damaged existing curbs and gutters; upgrade ADA curb ramps and accessibility features as mandated; replacement of pavement striping and markings; and relocate and/or install new traffic signs.

For more information about Cold In-Place Recycling:
http://www.clrp.cornell.edu/q-a/077-cir.html
http://www.myasphaltpavingproject.com/construction/cold-in-place-recycling/


 Location

The project limits extend from Wilson Avenue at the eastern terminus of Vineyard Road, to Sutro Avenue at the western terminus for a total length of approximately 1.118 miles.

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 Benefit

The primary focus of this project is to repair/repave roadway surface to enhance vehicular and bicyclist safety. Additional improvements include upgrading ADA facilities as mandated by current guidelines and repairs to existing pedestrian infrastructure.


 

Schedule

Project is currently in the design phase. On May 10, 2017 Caltrans approved environmental documents (NEPA). Construction is anticipated for Summer/Fall 2018.


 

Cost

Total funding is $1,055,757. $750,000 is federal Surface Transportation Program Block Grant (STP) funding, and $305,757 is a local funding match required by the STP program.


 

Contact Information

 

Project Manager  Public Works Department
 Petr Skala, Assistant Engineer  415.899.8246
 415.899.8237  pw@novato.org
 pskala@novato.org