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File #: 20-267    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Study Session Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 6/11/2020 Final action: 6/11/2020
Title: Discussion of Lincoln Drive Median Island Construction Contract
Attachments: 1. A - PowerPoint Presentation, 2. B - Proposed Median Layout 6-8-20
TO: Mayor Bien-Willner and Town Council Members

FROM: Jill Keimach, Town Manager
Jeremy Knapp, Community Development Director
Paul Mood, Town Engineer

DATE: June 11, 2020

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

Staff Contact Paul Mood, Town Engineer, 480-348-3573

Discussion of Lincoln Drive Median Island Construction Contract

Information, discussion and possible direction to staff related to the proposed Lincoln Drive Median Island construction contract.

The Lincoln Drive Median Improvements are identified in the Town's Capital Improvement Program for completion in FY21 and includes new and modified medians to allow for safe and efficient vehicular travel, reconstruction of median island curbs, landscaping per the Lincoln Drive Character Areas and the installation of landscape irrigation to the medians east of Tatum Blvd.

In the fall of 2019 staff prepared initial median layout options and met with representatives of the resorts and places of worship along the Lincoln Dr. corridor. Staff also met with Council Members in small groups to obtain their feedback as well and present to them the comments and concerns from the resorts and places of worship. Staff then looked at all the comments received and made modifications to the proposed median layout where possible to provide safe, efficient and reasonable access to as many existing entrances from Lincoln Dr. as possible. This effort was especially challenging since there are over 80 residential driveways with access onto Lincoln Dr. The end result is that there will be no changes to existing access for residential properties, resorts or places of worship with the exception of a specifically requested change at Mountain Shadows Resort and a median shortening to enable the Franciscan Renewal Center to move their eastern driveway west to improve sight lines.

During the November 21, 2019 Town Council Work Study, staff pre...

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