Site icon West Franklin Boulevard Rehabilitation

Project Features

The proposed improvements on West Franklin Blvd, from West 85th Street to West 25th Street, include traffic calming (based on the Franklin Boulevard Traffic Calming Study completed in 2019) and road rehabilitation, as follows:

Intersection improvements include:

Additional information is included below on some of these features.

Mini Roundabouts

Mini roundabouts and neighborhood traffic circles lower speeds at minor intersection crossings and are an ideal treatment for uncontrolled intersections.

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The traversable island will be 4″ high on Franklin.

The video shown below shows examples of the many types of treatments that can be utilized with mini-roundabouts. Due to design constraints, the mini-roundabouts proposed to be constructed on West Franklin Blvd. will utilize pavement striping and a transversable concrete island, with raised splitter islands on the W. Franklin approaches and painted splitter islands on side street approaches.

Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs)

Watch the video below to learn more about Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons.

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