SE 2nd Street and SE 15th Avenue

SE 2nd Street and SE 15th Avenue Picture
  • Raise the intersection to help reduce traffic speed and to increase visibility of pedestrians at the newly constructed crosswalk;
  • Add a high visibility crosswalk with bright colors that will make pedestrians more visible to vehicles.
  • Add an advance “YIELD to Pedestrian” marking on the ground and signage, which aims to increase driver awareness that a pedestrian crosswalk is ahead.
  1. Pedestrian-actuated signal to
  • Delineate the intersection with a stamped asphalt design treatment to better define the intersection and make it clear to drivers that this is an intersection and east/west crossings may occur;
  • Add a “Do Not Block Intersection” signage to reduce the amount of cars idling at the intersection that have made it difficult for people to try and get out of the neighborhood from the side streets;
  • Add curb extensions within the hatched safety zone to decrease pedestrian crossing distance and to reduce traffic speed;
  • Remove on-street parking to accommodate required sight distance at SE 2nd Street and the alleyways;
  • Convert the existing All-way STOP to a 2-way STOP to allow for efficient movement along SE 15th The All way STOP control is not warranted because the volume of traffic on SE 2nd Street does not meet the minimum threshold.