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Beaver Creek Transportation News

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LMPOA Transportation Report

March 25, 2011

BCT (Beaver Creek Transit)

  • As of 3/24, the 5310 grant van known as the Beaver Buggy has transported passengers for 4401.5 miles.  Call the scheduler, Maggie Holt, at 301-2749 to arrange transportation.

  • The front windshield will be replaced soon--awaiting cost estimate.

  • The arrival date of the VISTA member who will assist with grant writing, fundraising, and volunteer recruitment and scheduling has been postponed until August/September.

MRM Trails Coalition

  • Completion nearing on Montezuma Avenue safety path.  Will require maintenance.

  • Providing input to SRTS (Safe Routes to School) study for Beaver Creek School students

Beaver Creek School

  • An ADOT Safe Routes to School (SRTS) planning grant was awarded to Beaver Creek School.  Planners did an assessment of the pickup and drop off procedures at the school on February 22 & 23 and made a presentation of the findings to the public and YC Public Works representatives on February 23.       

Yavapai County

  • Combined Bid Pricing Yavapai County (contact Mike Willette) will initiate bids to include Verde Valley cities and towns in collective bidding in order to get the lowest prices for chip seal and overlay services.  Crack sealing and striping may be included at a future date.

  • Cohnville Trail Will join with the Cornville Path at a Park-n-ride site.  Have entered into a JPA with Forest Service for consultant for NEPA. Another public meeting this spring.  Environmental results due by fall.  This will complete phase I.

  • Cornville Road Project will go from Tissaw to Aspaas.  Road reconstruction with 4-ft shoulders and raised medians in town.  4-ft shoulder on uphill side only for switchbacks area where is less space.  Construction will start in April. Expect delays up to 20 minutes.  Tentative work hours will be 9 AM to 7 PM to avoid morning rush hour.

  • HURF Some of these funds are now used to support DPS.  HURF funding will probably also be transferred to support MVD.  Means even less for County road projects.

  • Bridge engineer to be hired by County to evaluate Wet Beaver Creek and Oak Creek for pedestrian bridges.

Camp Verde

  • Finnie Flat Sidewalk Project IGA approved.  In design expect a September bid.  Will pair up with ADOT for bid.  Drainage project (at 90%) will affect this.

  • Holloman St. CDBG funds.  Will add sidewalk on the North side of street and storm water project.  Will go out to bid by April.  Working with NACOG.  At 90%.

  • Hwy 260 & Industrial Rd intersection--requesting VVTPO support for safety improvement.

Sedona

  • 89A lighting and overlay project On February 22 the Sedona City Council voted to accept responsibility for this portion of 89A from ADOT.  Sedona will receive the check and transfer will be complete by the end of April.  Since the decision, an effort has begun by some residents to block this action

ADOT

  • Statewide Interstate Sign Replacement/Rehab Project Anthem Cherry Rd.  Prescott District project being administered by Flagstaff District (winter work).  Minimum impact on I-17 traffic.  Signs will be updated--completed by June.

  • I-17, Stoneman Lake to Yavapai County line--new pavement preservation project this summer.

Munds Park TI project -- allow for increased travel time to & from Flagstaff.  One lane open north and south bound at this time.

 
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