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File #: 2022-2099   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2022
Title: Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Resolution Authorizing the Interim City Manager to Proceed with the Grand Street Resurfacing and Safety Improvement Project Final Concept and Adoption of Environmental Findings. (Transportation 20962740)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Recommended Street Configuration, 2. Exhibit 2 - Alternative Street Configuration, 3. Exhibit 3 - Survey, 4. Exhibit 4 - Survey Results, 5. Exhibit 5 - Community Workshop Notes, 6. Resolution, 7. Presentation, 8. Correspondence - Updated 6/22
Title

Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Resolution Authorizing the Interim City Manager to Proceed with the Grand Street Resurfacing and Safety Improvement Project Final Concept and Adoption of Environmental Findings. (Transportation 20962740)
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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Grand Street Resurfacing and Safety Improvement Project is a plan to improve the condition and operations on a 0.7 mile segment of Grand Street in central City of Alameda (City). The project goals are to improve safety for all users, improve mobility for all modes, including AC Transit buses; and improve pavement condition for enhanced street operations and user experience. The corridor is identified as a high-injury corridor in the City's Vision Zero Plan.

On May 25, 2022, the Transportation Commission unanimously recommended that the City Council proceed with the staff recommended resurfacing and restriping plan. The Transportation Commission recommended striping plan is shown as Exhibit 1. .

The project webpage is www.alamedaca.gov/GrandStreet

BACKGROUND

City staff is working with NCE and Fehr & Peers to develop improvement plans for the Grand Street Resurfacing and Safety Improvement Project, which is partially funded by the One Bay Area Grant (OBAG 2) program, administered by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), which distributes federal transportation funding from the Federal Highway Administration to projects and programs throughout the Bay Area. This project is included in the State Transportation Improvement Program, with $827,000 in federal funds for construction in Federal Fiscal Year 2022-23. The City will need to expend the federal funds by October 2023 to receive reimbursement for project expenses. The project limits are Grand Street from Shore Line Drive (just north of the intersection) to Encinal Avenue (just south of the intersection), and excluding the concrete bridge deck between Otis Drive...

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