Polk Elementary SRtS

Page updated on Jan 27, 2016 at 5:06 PM

What's New?

City staff attended the Polk Elementary PTA meeting on Tuesday, March 17th 2015 to get feedback on the proposed roadway improvements along Polk Avenue and learn about other issues in the vicinity of the school.

Major Issues and Concerns

  • Speeds on Polk Avenue and North Pegram Street
  • Gap in sidewalk network
  • Need for safer crossings 
  • Drivers make unsafe U-Turns on Polk Avenue

Project Components 

  • Upgrade crosswalks on North Pegram Street for better visibility - COMPLETE
  • Install sidewalk along Polk Avenue to provide consistent walkway - COMPLETE
  • Install new crosswalk and curb ramps across Polk Avenue at North Pickett Street to provide safer crossing - COMPLETE
  • Install "SCHOOL ZONE - 15MPH WHEN FLASHING" signs - COMPLETE
  • Install pedestrian islands on North Pickett Street and Rapidan Court to reduce U-Turn opportunities - COMPLETE


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