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File #: 18-0984    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Regular Business
File created: 8/17/2018 In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 9/4/2018 Final action:
Title: North Carolina (NC) 98 Corridor Study Report
Attachments: 1. BOC_NC98_coversheet, 2. NC 98 Corridor Study Report, 3. nc98_bocc_presentation
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North Carolina (NC) 98 Corridor Study Report

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Date Of BOCC Meeting: September 4, 2018

Request For Board Action:
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The Board is requested to receive a presentation and provide comments on the NC 98 Corridor Study Report.

Summary. The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) and Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) conducted a study, in conjunction with WSP, starting in late 2016, regarding the NC 98 Corridor in Durham, Wake, and Franklin Counties. The study involved evaluation of safety and mobility along 27 miles of the existing NC 98, and recommendations for short and long-term improvements to intersections, lane widening, and pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure. In June, a full draft report was produced with recommendations for the NC 98 Corridor. In the 30-day comment period until the final plan is to be adopted by the DCHC MPO and CAMPO Boards, local government boards and commissions are also asked to provide their comments on the NC 98 Draft Report.

Attachments:
Attachment 1: NC 98 Corridor Study Report Memo
Attachment 2: NC 98 Corridor Study Report Presentation

Alignment With Strategic Plan: The NC 98 Corridor Study emphasizes Goal 5: Accountable, Efficient and Visionary Government by providing an integrated plan for opportunities to improve mobility networks, while adhering to Goal 2: Health And Well-being for All by preparing recommendations for solutions for automotive and pedestrian safety in an important multi-modal transportation corridor.

Resource Persons: Evan Tenenbaum, Planner, Durham City-County Planning, and Will Letchworth, Assistant Vice President, WSP.

County Manager's Recommendation: The County Manager recommends that the Board receive a presentation on the NC 98 Corridor Study Report and provide any comments and questions regarding the project.

Signature
County Manager: ____________________________





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