January through February
Identify "spot" improvements
- After capacity improvements are addressed, additional “spot” improvements along the corridor will be identified
- Inform the public about the improvements and gather feedback
March through April
- Coordinate the studies recommended improvements with other scheduled and funded projects within the study area
- Public involvement continues
May through June
Benefit cost analysis
- Complete a benefit-cost analysis for the recommended alternatives to ensure construction improvements are cost-effective
July though August
- Complete a summary of the recommendations and study vision
- Share study findings
June - September
- Summarizing and gaining consensus on user and stakeholder needs including safety issues, congestion points and bottlenecks, and transit advantages.
- Developing a public outreach plan.
October - November
Corridor concept development
- Documenting background information
- Implementing the public outreach plan to receive feedback.
- Developing corridor concepts for both corridors.
- Developing screening criteria to compare the corridor concepts.
Corridor evaluation and analysis
- Continue to develop the corridor concept and traffic operations models.
- Evaluating alternatives using the identified screening criteria to determine optimal location for capacity improvements.