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File #: 18-1276    Version: Name: 9/17/18 - Fuller Road Sidewalk Resolution No. 1
Type: Resolution Status: Lay on Table
File created: 9/4/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/3/2018
Enactment date: 11/19/2018 Enactment #: R-18-467
Title: Resolution No. 1 - Prepare Plans and Specifications for the Fuller Road Sidewalk - Sidewalk Special Assessment Project
Attachments: 1. Res 1 Exhibit.pdf
Resolution No. 1 - Prepare Plans and Specifications for the Fuller Road Sidewalk - Sidewalk Special Assessment Project
Approval of the attached resolution directs staff to prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates to construct a new sidewalk along Fuller Road as a special assessment project.

Project Description
This project comes from a Traffic Safety Audit (TSA) conducted by staff in December 2016. The TSA recommended moving the existing crosswalk at the Gallup Park entrance further to the west in order to increase sight distance and move pedestrians away from traffic conflicts that occur at the current crosswalk.

In order to relocate the crosswalk to the safer location further west, a sidewalk will have to be constructed on the south side of Fuller Road. The proposed sidewalk will extend from the Gallup Park driveway entrance west approximately 500 feet to the new crosswalk that will connect to the existing pathway on the north side of Fuller Road near the entrance to Huron High School. All pavements markings, ADA ramps, street lights, and RRFBs will be relocated to the new crosswalk.

In April-May 2018, staff met with the Ann Arbor Public Schools Traffic Safety Committee and the City Transportation Commission, and held a public information meeting at Huron High School. Feedback from these meetings stressed the need to direct pedestrians to the new crosswalk so that the old crossing location will not be used. The meetings also identified issues such as road alignment that could warrant continued future study and could enhance safety, but these issues are not part of the current project. Feedback from these meetings will be incorporated into the project design once it proceeds.

It is anticipated that, in conjunction with Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS), a significant education component will occur following the relocation of the crosswalk to help direct students in how to cross Fuller Road in the safest possible manner, utilizing ...

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