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City Planning to Expand Railroad Avenue Road Diet

The City of Shelton plans to expand on what is called the Railroad Avenue Road Diet. Resident provided their opinion on the test road diet which included one travel lane in each direction, raised colored crosswalks and back in diagonal parking between 2nd and 5th streets. According to Public Works Director Craig Gregory, that test has provided the City a direction to expand the diet while eliminating some aspects including the back-in parking. Gregory spelled out the new plan to the City Commission Monday night.

The plan now is to expand the one lane of travel in each direction from 1st to 7th, with paint colored crosswalks and left turn lanes at every intersection, remove the traffic light at 4th, and go back to parallel parking on the north side of the street. Continue reading City Planning to Expand Railroad Avenue Road Diet

Input Sought on Railroad Avenue

City of Shelton is looking for input on Railroad Avenue with a community survey.

The ongoing Railroad Avenue Road Diet project is central to the Downtown Vision Plan established by a community-led Downtown Visioning Committee in 2015. Continue reading Input Sought on Railroad Avenue

Railroad Avenue Road Diet Completed

Kathy paints stripeThe last part of the Railroad Avenue “road diet” was completed Thursday with the painting of lines for the back-in diagonal parking on the street’s north side between 3rd and 5th streets. This new parking configuration is a demonstration of the Downtown Visioning project.

video iconShelton Mayor Gary Cronce and Shelton City Commissioner of Finance Kathy McDowell each painted a stripe. Continue reading Railroad Avenue Road Diet Completed

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New Look for Railroad Avenue

Downtown Visioning Project logoRailroad Avenue in downtown Shelton has a new look as part of the Downtown Visioning project. Thursday night, crews re-striped the street to include a demonstration of a potential new configuration. Between 3rd and 5th streets, there now is a single lane of traffic in each direction (instead of two lanes
each way) with paint used to extend bulb outs and four two-color crosswalks. Next week, the City will be installing back-in, new sidewalkdiagonal parking stalls on the north side of Railroad. The goal is to improve the aesthetics of the corridor through downtown, expand its usability, slow traffic down and make it more pedestrian friendly. Continue reading New Look for Railroad Avenue

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