Feasibility Studies

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US 61/Tulane Ave Corridor Improvements Stage 0 Feasibility Study

Purpose: The study examined the initial feasibility of transportation related < /br> improvements in the Tulane Ave corridor from S. Carrolton Ave east to S. Claiborne Ave., a distance of nearly two miles.

The proposed improvements consist of amenities associated with a complete streets project including;  reductions from 6 to 4 lanes (wider travel lanes); wider medians that are able to accommodate left turn lanes at key intersections; exclusive right-turn lanes at key intersections; access management including median closures, driveway consolidation, and driveway elimination; dedicated bike lanes; retention of existing parking lanes; and overall improved streetscape and pedestrian transit system operations.

Project Sponsors: The Regional Planning Commission, City of New Orleans, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, and URS Corporation, Inc.

Project Contacts: Doree Magiera, Project Manager, URS Corp,, 504.837-.6326,  doree_magiera@urscorp.com; Chris Aghayan, Regional Planning Commission, Transportation Planner, caghayan@norpc.org

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St. Bernard & Plaquemines Parishes Land Use
and Transportation Vision Plan 2008

Presentation of the St. Bernard & Plaquemines Parishes Land Use and Transportation Vision Plan, 2008 by Bruce Richards of the firm, N-Y Associates, at the Regional Planning Commission meeting held on February 10, 2009.

The St. Bernard & Plaquemines Parishes Land Use and Transportation Vision Plan 2008 was funded by the Regional Planning Commission as part of a coordinated effort to analyze land use and transportation in St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes following the devastation of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

The purpose of the study was to work with the governments and citizens of the two parishes to develop a strategic vision and conceptual plan for redevelopment for each parish.

For additional information concerning this study, contact: Lynn Dupont, ASLA, Principal Planner/GIS Coordinator:
(504) 483-8514; ldupont@norpc.org.

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Meeting Agenda (PDF file)

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Interstate 12/Northshore Boulevard/Airport Road in St. Tammany Parish Public Information Meeting #2, February 28, 2008

A public information meeting was held February 28, 2008, concerning the Interstate 12/Northshore Boulevard/Airport Road, Stage 0 Feasibility Study and Environmental Inventory project for St. Tammany Parish.

Purpose: The purpose of the project is to develop interchange and roadway improvements to alleviate traffic congestion at the I-12 exit-ramps and Northshore Boulevard and Airport Road.

Project Sponsors: The Regional Planning Commission, and, the St. Tammany Parish Government.
Planning and Engineering Tasks: BKI Burk-Kleinpeter, Inc., and, Tamplan, LLC.

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Handout for Public Information Meeting including Agenda, Project Description, Project Concepts, Study Area Definition, etc. (PDF file, 1 MB)

Project-Concepts Inserts
to Handout:
  • Insert 1: Continuous-Flow Intersection, Airline Drive at Clearview Parkway
  • Insert 2: At-Grade Improvements, Airline Drive at Clearview Parkway
  • Insert 3: Overpass, Airline-Drive Over Clearview-Parkway
  • Insert 4: Transportation System Management (TSM), Median Closures, Clearview Parkway Corridor
  • Insert 5: Webb Street Extension, Parallel to the NOPBRR Trestle
  • Insert 6: Lead Street Ramp, Citrus Avenue to Earhart Expressway

Clearview Parkway Corridor/LA 3152 (part)
Stage 0 Feasibility Study and Environmental Inventory

Public Information Meeting, February 21, 2008

A public information meeting was held February 21, 2008, concerning the Clearview Parkway Corridor/LA 3152 (part) Stage 0 Feasibility Study and Environmental Inventory in Jefferson Parish.

Purpose: The study will examine the initial feasibility of capacity improvements to Clearview Parkway between S. I-10 Service Road and E. Corporate Avenue, to address existing problems as well as changes in traffic resulting from the widening of the Huey P. Long Bridge.

For more information concerning this project, please view the presentation from the public meeting. The presentation shows Project Sponsors and Project Team, Project Overview, Study Area Definition, Preliminary Purpose, Existing Traffic, Future Traffic, Huey P. Long Bridge, Initial Project Concepts, Project Evaluation, Remaining Project Concepts, Secondary Evaluations and Results, and, Initial Recommendations.

Project Sponsors: The Regional Planning Commission, Jefferson Parish, and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Project Team: Burk-Kleinpeter, Inc.; Richard C. Lambert Consultants, LLC; AIMS Group, Inc.; PSI/Citywide Testing and Inspection, Inc.; Urban Systems, Inc.

Project Contacts: Ed E. Elam, AICP, Project Manager, Burk-Kleinpeter, Inc., 504.486.5901, Extension 281, eelam@bkiusa.com; Jeff Roesel, AICP, Regional Planning Commission, Director of Planning, jroesel@norpc.org.

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