Current Projects

Jul 24 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
1330 E. Alisal Street Salinas, CA 93905

City of Salinas Williams Road Improvements Project Background:

On June 4th, 2013, the City Council adopted an ordinance establishing the boundaries of the Williams Road Utility Underground District No. 24. Due to insufficient Rule 20A funds, the utility district was...

Project Background

The Downtown Complete Streets project, also known as the West Alisal Complete Streets project, intends to make the corridor on West Alisal Street and Lincoln Avenue a more safe, efficient and complete street. The first phase will include re-striping, signal improvements, and...

COMPLETE

The Downtown Complete Streets Project makes significant improvements to West Alisal Street and Lincoln Avenue that benefit all users of the street.  Traditional street design focuses on accommodation of the car alone with other street uses just an afterthought.  The Complete Streets philosophy calls for design of transportation facilities including streets with all users in mind.  Complete street designs enhances the streetscape to improve conditions for transit riders, bicyclists and pedestrians.  Resulting facilities provide real choices for travelers to decide how to get where they are g

EFFICIENT

The Downtown Complete Streets project proposes enhanced signal systems.  Signal upgrades will include advanced systems that can optimize heavy traffic movement and minimize overall delay.  Signal coordination along the corridor will help improve flow through the corridor. A later phase may include recommendations to accommodate enhanced bus services, which provide reliable and fast services to destinations in the area. 

SAFE

The Downtown Complete Streets project proposes enhanced crosswalks curb extensions and signals systems that are bicycle and pedestrian friendly.  Signals will be upgraded to provide protected left turn phase to reduce turning collision potential and improve safety. Crosswalks will be improved to make crossing areas more visible and crossing distances will be reduced.  Bicycle lanes will have more defined spacing from car traffic.