Widening a Roadway to Improve Congestion and Increase Pedestrian Access

Challenge

Residents in Portage, Indiana were experiencing traffic congestion along Central Avenue, a major urban collector route.

Solution

The project team widened and reconstructed the roadway, adding two traffic signals to improve vehicle congestion and pedestrian access. The project also included sanitary and storm sewer design.

Features

  • Pavement widening
  • Sidewalks, curbs and gutters
  • Stormwater conveyance
  • Sanitary sewer improvements
  • Street lighting
  • Modernized traffic and pedestrian signals
  • Intersection improvements
  • Increased vehicle capacity
  • Increased pedestrian and vehicle safety
  • Bridge improvements

Project Name
Central Avenue Reconstruction

Location
Portage, Indiana

Client
City of Portage