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What Does the Future Hold for the Local Roadways?

01 March 2018  

Central Yavapai Metropolitan Planning Organization (CYMPO) Administrator Christopher Bridges offered a presentation to the City of Prescott looking into the future of the local RegionalTransportation Plan.

Federal legislation requires updates to RTPs every five years.

The Plan will consider whether to adjust traffic projections to more accurately reflect population and employment growth. This allows the opportunity to extend the life ofthe existing roadway network by identifying high impact/low cost improvements. It also looks at future improvement projects and identify funding opportunities.

Here is the study area:

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Now and Future Growth

How will the land be used? How will traffic be affected?

Hard to see? Here it is enlarged.

Here is the enlarged version of the traffic analysis zone.

There are identifiable intersections already needing improvements:

Here are some of the recommendations for 2025:

And by 2040, the expected traffic needs will be expanded.

A need for another route to to I-17 will also be looked at, as well asadditional routes to I-17.

Lynne LaMaster

Lynne LaMaster is the Founder and Editor of the eNewsAZ Network of websites. She asks a lot of questions! In her spare time, she loves photography, cooking and hanging out with her family.