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The Major Thoroughfare Plan is undergoing an update in 2017. Find out how you can become involved in the process.
Factors that will be assessed include:
Yes, there are two groups of roadway standard templates that include streets and roads, each with pedestrian and bicycle design standards:
The Jefferson County Planning Commission is authorized to approve updates and changes to the MTP.
Staff will bring a list of proposed updates to the Planning Commission in early 2017. These proposed updates will include but are not limited to:
Minor updates to be considered for further assessment included:
1. Removal of a yet unbuilt segment of Main Street in Conifer that is currently classified as Collector due to concerns about the feasibility of its constructability. 2. Reclassification of Quincy Avenue from S. Eldridge Street to S. Simms Street from Minor Arterial to Major Collector Street. 3. Reclassification of S. Ward Street between W. Belleview Avenue and W. Arlington Avenue from Local to Collector Street, thereby adding it to the MTP. 4. Update roadway alignments that have been changed in development approvals or planning documents including: a. Simms Street north of 112th Avenue b. Roadways within the Green Gables development (Morrison Road, Upham Street, Pierce Way, and Pierce Street) 5. Reclassification of 82nd Avenue between Alkire and Indiana Streets from Collector to Local Road 6. Reclassification of Collectors to Local Streets including: a. Beech Street between 8th and 10th Avenues b. Wide Acres Road c. 14th Avenue east of Welsh Road d. Welsh Road between Wide Acres and 8th Avenue 7. Reclassification of mountain roads from Major Collector to Collector Roads including: a. Golden Gate Canyon b. Lookout Mountain Road between US 40 and Panorama Drive c. Rooney Road between Alameda Parkway and US 40 d. W. Belleview Avenue e. Deer Creek Canyon Road f. South Valley Road g. W. Ute Avenue h. S. Owens Street i. N. Turkey Creek Road j. CR 73 k. Squaw Pass Road l. Barkley Road 8. Reclassification of an unpaved section of Grapevine Road near Genesee, currently classified as a Collector 9. Designation of “streets” and “roads” on the TMP. Currently the MTP categorizes roadways according to classifications, but is lacks information about the intent of these roadways to be “streets” with curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and bike lanes or “roads” paved shoulders but not sidewalks, curbs, or gutters.
1 . Staff is seeking public input for the changes, not listed above, to be considered by the Planning Commission2. Staff is looking for input from incorporated cities within Jefferson County, CDOT and neighboring jurisdictions 3. The MTP will be evaluated alongside the County land use plans to ensure compatibility 4. The format of the plan will be updated to be more user-friendly by county staff and the public
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