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File #: 20-432    Version: 1 Name: Ped Xings 17-18 Acceptance SR
Type: Staff Report Status: Filed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 11/2/2020 Final action: 11/2/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Report for a City of San Leandro City Council Resolution to Accept the Work for the Pedestrian Crossings Improvements 17-18, Project No. 2018.5610
Sponsors: Keith Cooke
Attachments: 1. pictures for staff report
Related files: 20-434
Title
Staff Report for a City of San Leandro City Council Resolution to Accept the Work for the Pedestrian Crossings Improvements 17-18, Project No. 2018.5610
Staffreport

SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS

This project installed Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) systems and enhanced pedestrian crossings at Bancroft Avenue and Haas Avenue, and at Williams Street and Dolly Avenue, speed feedback signs along Benedict Drive, and storm drain repairs citywide.

Staff recommends the following actions:
* Accept the work by Ray's Electric;
* Authorize staff to file the Notice of Completion; and
* Authorize the City Manager to release the performance and payment bonds, and to release the maintenance bonds for the subject project upon successful completion of the one-year maintenance period.

BACKGROUND

Staff routinely receives requests for improvements to crosswalks throughout the City. Based on those requests, staff conducts traffic and pedestrian counts and reviews collision statistics to generate a priority list for installation of enhanced crosswalks.

This contract constructed enhanced pedestrian crossings at two locations. The project included the intersection of Haas Avenue and Bancroft Avenue, and the intersection of Williams Street and Dolly Avenue. The project constructed bulb-outs at the crosswalks of Bancroft and Haas to shorten the crossing distance for pedestrians, installed solar powered pedestrian activated Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs), as well as advanced warning signage and striping on the pavement for vehicles approaching each intersection. The improvements on Williams Street at Dolly Avenue increase pedestrian safety and visibility in the vicinity of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School and was constructed to allow for potential revision to accommodate Class IV Bicycle Lanes. In addition, the project installed four speed feedback signs along Benedict Drive in an effort to reduce speed along that stretch of roadway. The project also con...

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