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Record #: SO2018-9342   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/12/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 12/12/2018
Title: Traffic warning sign(s)(signals) - establish
Sponsors: Curtis, Derrick G., Reboyras, Ariel, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Tunney, Thomas
Attachments: 1. SO2018-9342.pdf
Related files: Or2018-471, Or2018-525, Or2018-524, Or2018-521, Or2018-520, Or2018-274, Or2018-628, Or2018-526
TRAFFIC WARNING SIGN AND/OR SIGNALS


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Pursuant to Title 9, Chapter 64, of the Municipal Code of Chicago, that the Commissioner of Transportation is hereby authorized and directed to erect and/or amend Traffic Warning Signs and Signals, for the following locations are hereby designated:


WARD TRAFFIC WARNING SIGNS AND/OR SIGNALS:
18 West 75th Place and South Lawndale Avenue; All Way Stop, Stopping All Approaches
- (18-01731588) [Or2018-274]
30 West Addison Street and North Springfield Avenue; All Way Stop Sign. Not
Recommended. West Addison Street is a major collector roadway with significantly higher traffic volumes than North Springfield Avenue, a local roadway. Stop signs on streets with higher volumes such as West Addison Street tend to increase rear-end crashes, increase congestion, and create a false sense of security for pedestrians that every vehicle will stop. Therefore, CDOT does not recommend an All Way Stop Sign at this intersection - (18-03165344) [Or2018-520]

30 West Addison Street and North Lawndale Avenue; All Way Stop Sign. Not
Recommended. West Addison Street is a major collector roadway with significantly higher traffic volumes than North Lawndale Avenue, a local roadway. Stop signs on streets with higher volumes such as West Addison Street tend to increase rear-end crashes, increase congestion, and create a false sense of security for pedestrians that every vehicle will stop. Therefore, CDOT does not recommend an All Way Stop Sign at this intersection - (18-03165299) [Or2018-521]
30 North Avondale Avenue and North Harding Avenue; All Way Stop Sign. North Harding
Avenue ends at North Avondale Avenue, forming a T-intersection. Stop compliance is particularly low at T- intersections for the through street due to a lack of conflicting movements. Therefore, CDOT does Not Recommend an All Way Stop Sign at this intersection - (18-03109591) [Or2018-524]
30 North Avondale Avenue and ...

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