The project scope is centered around improving vehicle operations and safety by relieving congestion issues on Central Street and addressing existing sight distance deficiencies. The proposed intersection geometry will consist of an added northbound right-turn lane and a southbound left turn pocket for the Edgell Road approaches. The new traffic signal will control all traffic movements and include an exclusive pedestrian phase.
BENEFITS & IMPACTS
Based on the proposed geometric changes and results of the capacity analysis, the following benefits and impacts were identified:
The project is at 25% Design Review with MassDOT, in accordance with their Traffic Improvement Program. A MassDOT Public Hearing is tentatively scheduled for fall 2019.