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File #: 14-0145    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/17/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/4/2014 Final action: 2/4/2014
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board receive and file information on the traffic study conducted on Elf Wood Lane concerning the traffic impacts from Ponderosa High School and a project approved for recommendation to the Board by the Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) at its meeting on October 17, 2013. The proposed project will provide traffic improvements to address impacts related to Ponderosa High School traffic. The project includes improving the existing median and providing traffic signage at the school parking lot entrance on Ponderosa Road that precludes inbound through traffic from Mineshaft Lane. FUNDING: Road Fund (No Federal Funds).
Attachments: 1. A -Traffic Circulation Survey 2-4-14
Title
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board receive and file information on the traffic study conducted on Elf Wood Lane concerning the traffic impacts from Ponderosa High School and a project approved for recommendation to the Board by the Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) at its meeting on October 17, 2013. The proposed project will provide traffic improvements to address impacts related to Ponderosa High School traffic. The project includes improving the existing median and providing traffic signage at the school parking lot entrance on Ponderosa Road that precludes inbound through traffic from Mineshaft Lane.

FUNDING: Road Fund (No Federal Funds).
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $20,000

Budgeted………………………… $20,000
New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $20,000

Change To Net County Cost…… $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation), will modify the existing raised median preventing entry into the High School parking lot from Mineshaft Lane and provide traffic signage on Ponderosa Road at the school parking lot entrance, opposite of Mineshaft Lane, precluding inbound through traffic from Mineshaft Lane as approved by the Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) on October 17, 2013. The estimated cost is $20,000.00. Funding to complete this work is included in the fiscal year 2013/2014 Road Fund Budget.

Background
A study was requested by TAC at the April 4, 2013 meeting, due to complaints by the residents of Elf Wood Lane which began in the fall of 2011. The nature of the complaints involved school-related traffic running stop signs, performing unsafe turning movements, and traveling at unsafe speeds, all of which are violations of the vehicle code. The residents on Elf Wood Lane have also expressed concern over the school-related AM peak hour traffic volume d...

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