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File #: 2017-0408   
Type: Program Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2017 In control: Ad Hoc Congestion, Highway and Roads Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2017 Final action: 7/27/2017
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING up to $4.7 million in programming for Measure R Line 32, Highway Operational Improvements in Las Virgenes Malibu Subregion for project number MR311.34 - Long Valley Road/Valley Circle/US-101 Northbound (NB) On-Ramp improvements; and B. AUTHORIZING the CEO or his designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for approved project.
Sponsors: Program Management (Department), Maria Luk
Indexes: Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Construction, Earmark, Funding plan, Hidden Hills, Hwy Opr Imp Virgenes/Malibu (Project), I-101, Intersections, Las Virgenes-Malibu Council of Governments, Malibu, Measure R, Peak hour traffic, Pedestrians, Program, Project, Queuing, Ramps (Interchanges), Safety, San Fernando Valley Service Sector, Traffic congestion, Westlake Village
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Aerial Photo, 2. Attachment B - Engineers Estimate, 3. Attachment C - Letter of confirmation approving funding allocation by LVMCOG
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AD-HOC CONGESTION, HIGHWAY AND ROADS COMMITTEE
JULY 19, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: HIGHWAY OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS IN
LAS VIRGENES MALIBU SUBREGION

Action
ACTION: APPROVE UP TO $4.7 MILLION OF ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR THE SUBREGIONAL PROJECT LIST

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING up to $4.7 million in programming for Measure R Line 32, Highway Operational Improvements in Las Virgenes Malibu Subregion for project number MR311.34 - Long Valley Road/Valley Circle/US-101 Northbound (NB) On-Ramp improvements; and

B. AUTHORIZING the CEO or his designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for approved project.

Issue
ISSUE

Long Valley Rd. is a combined city street/on-ramp to NB US-101 and provides access to Hidden Hills. During the morning peak hours, Long Valley Rd. is heavily congested, resulting in queuing on adjacent Valley Circle Blvd. Currently, the Long Valley Rd. and Valley Circle Blvd. intersection operates at a Level of Service F during peak morning traffic. To reduce traffic congestion on Long Valley Rd. and Valley Circle Blvd., the City of Hidden Hills proposes to construct a right turn pocket at the stop-controlled NB US 101 On-ramp/Long Valley Road intersection and purchase right-of-way for a parking/staging area on Long Valley Rd. to minimize congestion on the freeway ramp and local streets.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Long Valley Rd., which provides access to NB US-101 from Valley Circle Blvd. and ingress/egress to Hidden Hills, is heavily congested during peak traffic hours. This road provides two lane NB access to US-101 and one lane access from Hidden Hills to Valley Circle Blvd.

Due to the high traffic demand accessing both the US-101 and Hidden Hills during morning peak traffic hours, traffic queues up from the stop-controlled NB U.S. 101 on-ramp to Valley Circle Blvd. on Long Valley Rd. A traffic study conducted by the City of Hidden Hills shows that average queue lengths on Long Valley ...

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