18th Street Community Corridor
Phase I of the project includes traffic calming, pedestrian, bicycle and Safe Routes to School enhancements on 18th Street between Wilson Avenue and “D” Avenue. Improvements include a raised crosswalk with high intensity striping and new plaza area with lighting, landscaping, benches and bike racks in front of Kimball Elementary School; pedestrian curb ramps for ADA compliance; street resurfacing; new bike lanes with signage; and green bike boxes at two signalized intersections, National City Boulevard and “D” Avenue. Phase I construction was completed in January 2015.
Phase II includes traffic calming, pedestrian, bicycle and Safe Routes to School enhancements on 18th Street between “D” Avenue and Granger Avenue. Improvements include street resurfacing; enhanced crosswalks with high intensity signing and striping; new sidewalks and pedestrian curb ramps for ADA compliance; new bike sharrows with signage; traffic calming measures such as corner bulb-outs at school crosswalks; and storm water treatment infiltration areas.