Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 18, 1973 · Page 14
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Wed., April 18,1973 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE IS immediate-action program for improvement of traffic movement in the city prepared by Alan M. Voorhees Associates recommends 9th i^Oth Streets be made one- |£3ttreets from 7th to 23rd m AIM IS f jjo offer you OMPLETE Homeowners 'protection! Tpo many homes have in- ajdcquate c o v e r a g e . Is /burs one? Don't guess! r=pr the full story, call ypur American Family agent. AUTO FIRE HEALTH LIFE IADIION. WISCONSIN 3J7OI Joe Strovas 20219th Street 352-7778 movement study recommends two one-way streets capacity due to one-way street operation is 240 vehicles per hour for westbound traffic. A were located on 9th and loth Streets: "One-way street operation on the.immediate- ac|on program, designated as flJMe 1 of a traffic study being d«»e:for the city by'the Denver tfflpilportation and planning cpjiultants, was presented at a sp*;ial meeting/of the City Panning Commission Tuesday affernoon. i-|j» ; .;its report, the consulting firarnj summarized the advantages and disadvantages of converting 9th and 10th Streets iij6J'one-way arteries., Under trif$lan, 9th Street would be a oj$jway west street, 10th Street on|%ay east between 7th and 2^1;-Avenues. iflie advantages were given a$f follows: WCapacity Improvement: jjThere will be an increase in roadway capacity without either street widening or exten- srije curb parking prohibitions. W f h the rapidly, increasing t r i f f i c volumes on these sti!:ets, the capacity improve- m,«nt means less congestion no* and in the future." ·She report said a capacity comparison o n ' 9 t h and 10th Streets in the vicinity of 14th avintte showed the combined aflfcrnoon peak-hour westbound corridor capacities of the two sleets presently is about 1,680 vehicles an hour while, under the proposed one-way proposal, 9tK Street alone would have a westbound capacity of 2,020 vehicles an hour. / ^Therefore, the increase in morning eastbound traffic. "Traffic Delay Improvement: "Traffic signals on one-way between vehicles and between vehicles and pedestrians. "Although traffic volumes streets can be easily timed to entering the intersection under -of accidents provide desired speed and pro- either operation plan influence tersections. gression. On a two-way street, accident exposure, and one-way synchronization of traffic sig- operation may cause more nals favoring one direction of circuitous routes for some travel always penalizes the opposite direction of travel. "Afternoon peak-hour volumes on 9th and 10th Streets are close to 50-50 in the east- Some 90 students, including 14 wi( h straight A's, were named lo lne s P ri "g quarter honor roll at Platte Valley High School. travelers and increase volumes at some locations, past accident experience indicates a decrease in accidents will result from one-way operation. "The elimination of left turns from the center lanes will totally eliminate left-turn accidents, one of the primary types at many in- The report noted one of the major benefits of the proposal was that it would eliminate an existing dangerous situation at the intersections of 23rd Avenue and 9th and 10th Streets since, under the. plan,- westbound traffic at the intersection would be using only 9th Street while eastbound traffice would travel only on 10th Street. The report continued: "Minimal Effect on Curb Parking Spaces: "The one-way operation does not require extensive removal of existing curb parking spaces. Platte Valley has 90 honor students bound and westbound directions. Under such volume conditions, signal progression timing is difficult on either street. Davis, Mike Hora, Jessie Martinez, Sherie Pemberton, Renee Reinick, Ed Schlagel, Carol Suden, Vickie Van Arsdol, D Vrooman, Flora Wadsworth, The 14 students with straight Shauna Barnes, Coleen Dewalt, A's included Rod Marshall, Cindy Heiser, Kathy Helzer, Laura Christman, Karen Gai ' Hergenreder, Neal Hey- Geisick, Valerie Sandin, Del man, Jerry Hill, David Hplman, Schofield, Mardelle Siebring, Tom Howard, Keith Maxey, Sheryl Adamson, Peggy Debra Miller, Doris New, Becker, Jeff Bohlender, Dick Becky O'Brien, Clara Root, Joe Huwa, Glenn Kingman, Diana Salazar, Mary Schmidt, Debbie hours and off-peak hours. In Murata, Brian Peterson and Torres and Alvin Yaeo short, speed can easily be eon- JoAnn Roth. Students wllh a * ' Students with A's and B's "With one-way operation, however, the signal can be timed to provide faster speed (say, 35 m.p.h.) during the peak hours and a slower speed (say, 25 to 30 m.p.h.) during school trolled with one-way streets. "Delays and vehicle stack- ups at intersections are expected to decrease as a result of improved speed and the reduced effect of left-turning vehicles. Left-turning vehicles are known to be the primary cause of delay and congestion at intersections on the existing two-way streets. "Reduced Accidents: "As previously mentioned, five of the 11 high-accident intersection in the city in 1972 Students sent home after tearing up motef COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- A group of touring high school students from Dallas, Tex., were returned to their homes Tuesday night after some of them tore up their motel rooms here, Police Capt. Chuck Davis reported. The group of 197 seniors from Oak Cliff High School had stayed at the motel -- the Ramanda Inn -- Monday night. Davis quoted a chaperone as saying he "couldn't handle" the Igroup and told them (hey were [going to return to Dallas. The youths didn't want to leave, Davis said, and some of the boys "went to their rooms, and tore up drapes, beds and a television set." He said six rooms had heavy damage and eight other rooms had less serious damage. All the damage was done in rooms occupied by boys, he said. The girls in the lout group were housed in a different wing of jthe motel. Davis said the students were taken to the police department, but were released when officials at the Ramacla Inn decided to accept restitution. "We bought them 107 ham- Durgers and let them go back to Dallas," Davis said. "They gave us no problems." average were Kathy Andrews, Sandy Blehm, Teresa Bornhoff. Jan Tim Scholfield, Marcia Siebring, Daniel Youngs, Juanita Agualln, David Bennetts, Bob Carpio and Robert Hayes. More students with a B average included Joy Heckendorf, Leslie Johnson. 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"Reduced Interference from Angle Parking: "Angle parking on downtown streets is potentially hazardous, and unparking cars can block one traffic lane during their maneuvers. "With one-way operation, four traffic lanes would be provided. At least the two center lanes would not be blocked by cars pulling out of angle parking spaces, and traffic flow would be improved. "Disadvantages: "The disadvantages of the one-way street plan are that travel to some destinations in the downtown area will be more circuitous and inconvenient and that some driveways and parking lots will need to be changed." The report gave a preliminary estimate on the cost of converting the two streets into one-ways. The estimate was: Signal upgrading at 13 intersections, $156,500; signs, $4,100; pavement markings, $9,350; engineering, $19,000; and contingencies, $17,050; making a total of $206,000: A SPECIAL Let us prepare your weekend wardrobe for you! 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