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File #: ORD. 2021-333    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 11/9/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/10/2022 Final action: 5/25/2022
Title: To install (i) at least four speed tables along Whitehead Road from its intersection with Elkhardt Road to its intersection with Warwick Road; (ii) at least three speed tables along Winter Road from its intersection with McDowell Road to its intersection with Sanborn Drive and along Kaki Drive from its intersection with Sanborn Drive to its intersection with Warwick Road; (iii) at least two speed tables along Clarkson Road from its intersection with Catalina Drive to its intersection with Clarkson Court; (iv) at least three speed tables along Hey Road between its intersection with Hull Street and its intersection with Pocosham Drive; (v) at least three speed tables along Bryce Lane from its intersection with Broad Rock Boulevard to its intersection with Powell Road; and (vi) at least two speed tables along Covington Road from its intersection with Media Road to its intersection with Rockland Road.
Patrons: Michael Jones
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-333 - Withdrawn 20220525

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To install (i) at least four speed tables along Whitehead Road from its intersection with Elkhardt Road to its intersection with Warwick Road; (ii) at least three speed tables along Winter Road from its intersection with McDowell Road to its intersection with Sanborn Drive and along Kaki Drive from its intersection with Sanborn Drive to its intersection with Warwick Road; (iii) at least two speed tables along Clarkson Road from its intersection with Catalina Drive to its intersection with Clarkson Court; (iv) at least three speed tables along Hey Road between its intersection with Hull Street and its intersection with Pocosham Drive; (v) at least three speed tables along Bryce Lane from its intersection with Broad Rock Boulevard to its intersection with Powell Road; and (vi) at least two speed tables along Covington Road from its intersection with Media Road to its intersection with Rockland Road.

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WHEREAS, the intersections of (i) Whitehead Road from its intersection with Elkhardt Road to its intersection with Warwick Road; (ii) Winter Road from its intersection with McDowell Road to its intersection with Sanborn Drive and along Kaki Drive from its intersection with Sanborn Drive to its intersection with Warwick Road; (iii) Clarkson Road from its intersection with Catalina Drive to its intersection with Clarkson Court; (iv) Hey Road between its intersection with Hull Street and its intersection with Pocosham Drive; (v) Bryce Lane from its intersection with Broad Rock Boulevard to its intersection with Powell Road; and (vi) Covington Road from its intersection with Media Road to its intersection with Rockland Road, are located in populous residential areas of the city; and

WHEREAS, upon information and belief of the Council, residents of the following areas have  expressed a desire for traffic calming measures on (i) Whitehead Road from its intersection with Elkhardt Road to its intersection with Warwick Road; (ii) Winter Road from its intersection with McDowell Road to its intersection with Sanborn Drive and along Kaki Drive from its intersection with Sanborn Drive to its intersection with Warwick Road; (iii) Clarkson Road from its intersection with Catalina Drive to its intersection with Clarkson Court; (iv) Hey Road between its intersection with Hull Street and its intersection with Pocosham Drive; (v) Bryce Lane from its intersection with Broad Rock Boulevard to its intersection with Powell Road; and (vi) Covington Road from its intersection with Media Road to its intersection with Rockland Road; and

WHEREAS, it is the consensus of the Council that it would be in the best interests of the citizens of the City of Richmond, especially those that reside on Whitehead Road, Winter Road, Kaki Road, Clarkson Road, Hey Road, Bryce Lane, and Covington Road, to install as set forth below by no later than 120 days after the adoption of this ordinance: (i) at least four speed tables along Whitehead Road from its intersection with Elkhardt Road to its intersection with Warwick Road; (ii) at least three speed tables along Winter Road from its intersection with McDowell Road to its intersection with Sanborn Drive and along Kaki Drive from its intersection with Sanborn Drive to its intersection with Warwick Road; (iii) at least two speed tables along Clarkson Road from its intersection with Catalina Drive to its intersection with Clarkson Court; (iv) at least three speed tables along Hey Road between its intersection with Hull Street and its intersection with Pocosham Drive; (v) at least three speed tables along Bryce Lane from its intersection with Broad Rock Boulevard to its intersection with Powell Road; and (vi) at least two speed tables along Covington Road from its intersection with Media Road to its intersection with Rockland Road; and

WHEREAS, section 2-428 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, requires an appropriate study by the Department of Public Works prior to the adoption of an ordinance regulating motor vehicle traffic within the city; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance has been properly referred to the Department of Public Works and more than 60 days have elapsed since such referral;

NOW, THEREFORE,

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That speed tables shall be installed as set forth below by no later than 120 days after the adoption of this ordinance:

(a)                     At least four speed tables along Whitehead Road from its intersection with Elkhardt Road to its intersection with Warwick Road.

(b)                     At least three speed tables along Winter Road from its intersection with McDowell Road to its intersection with Sanborn Drive.

(c)                     At least three speed tables along Kaki Drive from its intersection with Sanborn Drive to its intersection with Warwick Road.

(d)                     At least two speed tables along Clarkson Road from its intersection with Catalina Drive to its intersection with Clarkson Court.

(e)                     At least three speed tables along Hey Road from its intersection with Hull Street and its intersection with Pocosham Drive.

(f)                     At least three speed tables along Bryce Lane from its intersection with Broad Rock Boulevard to its intersection with Powell Road.

(g)                     At least two speed tables along Covington Road, including one speed table at its intersection with Media Road and one speed table at its intersection with Rockland Road.

§ 2.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption or such other date as may be fixed by traffic order of the Director of Public Works if, prior to adoption, the speed tables have been installed in Whitehead Road, Winter Road, Kaki Road, Clarkson Road, Hey Road, Bryce Lane, and Covington Road.