Strafford Metropolitan Planning Organization, Technical Advisory Committee Meeting | April 5, 2013

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Meeting Notes

Welcome to the Strafford Regional Planning CommissionTechnical Advisory Committee. (SRPC TAC) The purpose of the TAC is to provide technical advice and policy recommendations regarding transportation planning issues to the Commission. The TAC is also responsible for prioritizing regional transportation projects for inclusion in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for New Hampshire.


00:01 Introductions.


00:50 SRPC Staff Communications; summer internship program; Marilyn Barton;


01:42 Review of previous meeting minutes March 1, 2013; motion and Vote to accept.


02:37 10 year plan project rankings; project scores; NHDOT criteria; estimated project cost; cost value; regional rankings; functional safety ratings;


1:01:35 Motion and vote.


1:02:24 NH Highway Safety Improvement projects- Greenhill Rd; Turnpike funded projects; maintenance projects; phase K- Newington Dover projects; anticipated funding from toll increases; Spaulding Turnpike exit 10 project; Complete Streets Rt 108 between Dover and Rochester; NHDOT District 6- line painting; bike stenciling. Recreational Trials program, Trail Networks funded by Department of Resources and Economic Development;


1:09:37 Discussion of exit 10 development study; communication with developers and designers;


1:14:53 Discussion Item; planning review- stand alone (Title 6) document, public comment period- April 12, 2013, 30 day comment period; Environmental Justice document public comment period; Public Participation Plan comment period;


1:16:44 Gregory Jones; traffic count maps; new traffic counters; culvert inventory; building permit inventory; updating parcel data; sidewalk inventory; access management access points; sight distance calculations.


1:20:31 Project updates; Sommersworth TE project; Newington Dover project sound barriers blocking scenic view; moving a million dollars worth of existing infrastructure; COAST Bus update; Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) Transportation Alternatives (TA) program grant funding- availability for funding not being communicated.

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