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                                 Nelson Highway 3A Roadway Network Study/Safety Review
                                                                                       Ministry of Transportation - City of Nelson - ICBC




PERSONNEL
Ken Gauthier, P.Eng, PTOE, Senior Transportation Engineer
Blake Adams, Planning Technologist
                                                                                                                                      client
Urban Systems Ltd. completed a planning and evaluation study on the mobility and safety                           Ministry of Transportation
performance of Highway 3A through the City of Nelson along with a review of the                                      Jacques Dupas, P.Eng,
municipal major roadway network plan. Based upon existing conditions, the study                                             Project Manager
                                                                                                                   Southern Interior Region
considered current highway functionality and operations, an intersection and corridor
                                                                                                                            310 Ward Street
mobility performance assessment, and a Provincial level safety assessment followed by an                               Nelson, BC V1L 5S4
more detailed safety improvement economic analysis. Appropriate growth rates were                                            (250) 354-6521
developed and applied to the Highway 3A corridor in an effort to determine future                               Jacques.Dupas@gems3.gov
performance at specified time horizons of +5 years and +20 years. Future mobility                                                     .bc.ca
performance issues were noted along with municipal network deficiencies, and a mitigating
strategy was developed. The mitigation strategy included the development of an                                               City of Nelson
implementation plan and cost sharing assumptions established for the three primary                                      Bob Adams, Project
stakeholders; ICBC, the City of Nelson and the Ministry of Transportation.                                                         Manager
                                                                                                                         80 Lakeside Drive
                                                                                                                       Nelson, BC V1L 4E8
                                                                                                                           (250) 352-8217
                                                                                                                     bob@city.nelson.bc.ca


                                                                                                                                 project
                                                                                                                  Nelson Hwy 3A Roadway
                                                                                                                           Network Study


                                                                                                                                   services
                                                                                                                   Transportation Planning
                                                                                                                         Traffic Operations
                                                                                                                     Traffic Safety Analysis


                                                                                                                                      year
                                                                                                                                      2002




                                                                                                Kaslo
                                                                           16%                  Area
                                                                    (8%)
                                                                                               Hwy 3A
                                                                               81%
                                                                            (86%)
                                                                                          3%
                                                         (13%)                           (6%)
                                                    3%
                                     Castlegar
                                       Area         94% (83%)    Nelson
                                     HWY 3A/6                     Area
                                                    4%
                                                         (3%)                          (15%)
                                                                           (74%)

                                                                                 89%     2%
                                                                   (11%)
                                                                           9%           Salmo/Creston
                                                                                            Hwy 6
                                  Through Travel Patterns
                                     July 1992 Vs. (June 2001)




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