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File #: PW22-4228    Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/18/2022 In control: Public Works Commission
On agenda: 5/23/2022 Final action:
Title: FELTON LANE AND RUHLAND AVENUE ALL-WAY STOP CONTROLS
Attachments: 1. Attachmnet 1 Felton Lane and Ruhland Ave all way stop Final, 2. Reported Collisions on Ruhland Ave and Felton LN, 3. J.1- PowerPoint Presented at Meeting
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To: PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION
From: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

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FELTON LANE AND RUHLAND AVENUE ALL-WAY STOP CONTROLS
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
In response to a request from residents, Staff has performed an analysis of all-way stop controls at the intersection of Felton Lane and Ruhland Avenue. The subject intersection was evaluated with respect to enhancing pedestrian and motorist safety. This item is being advanced based on analysis of reported correctible traffic collisions at the intersection. SWITRS data indicates there were five reported crashes in a twelve-month period that can be considered potentially correctible. Installing all-way stop controls at the subject intersection could increase pedestrian and vehicle safety by reducing conflicts to motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.
A vicinity map of the study area, the recommended traffic controls and the SWITRS data are provided in the attachments.

BACKGROUND
Staff received a petition in November 2021 requesting all-way stop controls at the intersection of Felton Lane and Ruhland Avenue.
Felton Lane is classified as a local street and has a 25-mph residential prima facie speed limit. Felton Lane runs north-south. Stopping is prohibited on the west side of the street and parking is allowed on the east side. It is approximately 28 feet wide with one travel lane in each direction that are separated by a dashed yellow centerline. There are all-way stop controls approximately 300 feet to the north of the subject intersection at Voorhees Avenue and all-way stop controls approximately 300 feet to the south at Nelson Avenue.
Ruhland Avenue is classified as a local street, has a 25-mph residential prima facie speed limit and runs west-east with one travel lane in each direction. It is approximately 28 feet wide with parallel parking allowed on the south side of the street and no stopping allowed on the north side. Ruhland Avenue is stop controlled at the subject intersection and has marke...

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