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Route 66 at Portland Citgo and Opticom Driveways Operational Improvements (Concept E)

Type:

Small

Complexity:

Low

Priority:

Mid term

Cost:

$710,000

Goals:

Improve vehicle safety and driveway operations at development driveways on Route 66 by installing dedicated left-turn lanes; modify driveway access management to avoid vehicular conflicts and improve safety

Elements:
  • Minor roadway widening along Route 66 to provide a dedicated eastbound left- turn lane at future Opticom driveway and a dedicated westbound left-turn lane at Citgo driveway
  • Convert Citgo western driveway to be entrance only and eastern driveway to be exit only to avoid potential vehicular conflicts at the offset intersections of Opticom driveway and Citgo western driveway on Route 66
Permits:
  • CTDOT approval and/or encroachment permit for construction within CTDOT right-of-way
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