Traffic Council to Meet on Thursday, July 30th

The Traffic Council will meet virtually on Thursday, July 30th at 7:00 p.m.

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The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-96. No Turn on Red signs: Dedham Street, westbound, onto Winchester Street.
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs, Walnut Hill Road at Parker Avenue, northbound and southbound
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-96. No Turn on Red signs: Walnut Street, northbound, onto Centre Street
  • Request to add the following into TPR-199. Fire Lanes: Center drive aisle of the Crystal Lake Bathhouse Parking Lot at 30 Rogers Street. Note that this fire lane has been approved by the Newton Fire Department and this item makes no change in the field
  • Request to remove from Sec. TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs, the following: Quinobequin Road from right turn lane onto Washington Street, and to insert into Sec. TPR-148. Obedience to yield signs, the following: Grove Street to Route 16 Collector-Distributor Road from the right turn lane onto Washington Street. Note that this item supersedes the Traffic Council vote from June 15, 2020, in order to utilize the official MassDOT name of this roadway
  • Request to remove the following from Sec. TPR-145. Traffic-control signal locations, from section (c) Traffic signals at the following locations are owned, operated and maintained by the state: Washington Street (Route 16), Grove Street bypass, Quinobequin Road and Wales Street, and to insert the following into Sec. TPR-145. Traffic-control signal locations, into section (c) Traffic signals at the following locations are owned, operated and maintained by the state: Washington Street (Route 16), Grove Street to Route 16 Collector-Distributor Road, Quinobequin Road and Wales Street
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs: James Street, southbound, at River Street
  • Request to remove the following entry from TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs: Webster Street at Rowe Street, southwestbound
  • Request to remove the following entry from Sec. TPR-176. Parking regulations pertaining to particular streets for Pine Street: (3) Prohibited, school days, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., south side, from a point 640 feet east of Washburn Avenue to Ivy Drive, and to insert the following entry into Sec. TPR-176 for Pine Street: (3) Prohibited, school days, 8:00 a.m. to 400 p.m., south side, from a point 465 feet east of Washburn Avenue to Ivy Drive
  • Request to insert the following entry into TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs: Hatfield Road at Fuller Terrace, eastbound and westbound (northern intersection)
  • Request to remove the following entry from Sec. TPR-85. One-way streets: Maynard Street, from Morrill Street, easterly to Albemarle Road; 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and to add the following entry into Sec. TPR-89. Right turns prohibited: Maynard Street, from Albemarle Road, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Request to delete from Sec. TPR-85. One-way streets, the entire section for Albemarle Road, and to insert into Sec. TPR-85. One-way streets the following for Albemarle Road (NOTE: This item will make no changes to the one-way signage on Albemarle Road, and will remove errors and redundancies from the TPR):
    • a. Southern roadway, from Eddy Street to Brookside Avenue.
    • b. Eastern roadway, from Watertown Street to North Street.
    • c. Western and northern roadway, from North Street to Eddy Street.
  • Request to delete from Sec. TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs, the following:
    • 1. Albemarle Road at Brookside Avenue, eastbound.
    • 2. Albemarle Road at Crafts Street, northbound.
    • 3. Albemarle Road at Crafts Street, southbound.
    • 4. Albemarle Road at North Street, northbound and southbound.
  • and to insert into Sec. TPR-147. Obedience to isolated stop signs, the following:
    • 1. Albemarle Road, southern roadway, at Brookside Avenue, eastbound.
    • 2. Albemarle Road, eastern roadway, at Crafts Street, northbound.
    • 3. Albemarle Road, eastern roadway, at North Street, northbound and southbound.
    • 4. Albemarle Road, western roadway, at North Street, southbound.
    • 5. Albemarle Road, western roadway, at Crafts Street, southbound.
    • 6. Albemarle Road, northern roadway, at Eddy Street, westbound
  • Request to remove from Sec. TPR-177. Football game day parking regulations, the following from section (d): Colby Road, both sides, and to insert into Sec. TPR-177. Football game day parking regulations. the following into section (d): Colby Street, both sides
  • Request to evaluate and possible add a stop sign at the intersection of Lewis Street and Langdon Street
  • Request to remove from Sec. TPR-176. Parking regulations pertaining to particular streets., Watertown Street, (2) Prohibited, all days, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., a) North side from Adams Street to Bridge Street., and b) South side from a point 80 feet east of Washington Street easterly 85 feet, and to insert into the provisions of Sec. TPR176. Parking regulations pertaining to particular streets., Watertown Street, (2) Prohibited, all days, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., a) South side from a point 80 feet east of Washington Street easterly 85 feet
  • Request to change the parking regulations in front of Cook Restaurant and the Paint Bar in Newtonville to accommodate the MBTA bus stop, which has to be modified due to a new bump-out at the northeast corner of the intersection of Washington Street at Walnut Street – (NOTE: It is the Chair’s intent to entertain a motion for NO ACTION NECESSARY)

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, the requested changes above make no changes in the field and corrects an error in the TPR (Traffic and Parking Regulations)