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File #: DC-1411    Version: 1
Type: Consent Action Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/4/2022 Final action: 10/4/2022
Enactment date: 10/4/2022 Resolution #: 22-429
Title: Authorization To Execute Agreement With City Of Lakeville For Traffic Signal Installations At CSAH 31 (Pilot Knob) And 179th Street Intersection And At CSAH 23 (Cedar Avenue) And 185th Street Intersection
Sponsors: Transportation
Attachments: 1. CSAH 31 & 179th Location Map, 2. CSAH 23 & 185th Location Map, 3. 31-110 Financial Summary, 4. 60-28 Financial Summary
DEPARTMENT: Transportation
FILE TYPE: Consent Action

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Authorization To Execute Agreement With City Of Lakeville For Traffic Signal Installations At CSAH 31 (Pilot Knob) And 179th Street Intersection And At CSAH 23 (Cedar Avenue) And 185th Street Intersection
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PURPOSE/ACTION REQUESTED
* Authorize intersection traffic control change to traffic signal at County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 31 (Pilot Knob Road) and 179th Street.
* Authorize intersection traffic control change to traffic signal at County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 23 (Cedar Avenue) and 185th Street.
* Authorize execution of joint powers agreement (JPA) with the City of Lakeville (City) for the installation of and to define cost, operation, utility, and maintenance responsibilities of traffic signal systems at the CSAH 31 (Pilot Knob Road) and 179th Street intersection and at the CSAH 23 (Cedar Avenue) and 185th Street intersection.

SUMMARY
To promote a safe and efficient transportation system throughout the County, Dakota County and the City are partnering to install new traffic signal systems at the intersection of CSAH 31 (Pilot Knob) and 179th Street (see Attachment: CSAH 31 & 179th Location Map) and the intersection of CSAH 23 (Cedar Avenue) and 185th Street (Attachment: CSAH 23 & 185th Location Map).

The CSAH 31 and 179th Street intersection is currently a two-way stop control with vehicles on 179th required to stop for CSAH 31 traffic. Currently, CSAH 9 follows the Dodd Boulevard alignment between CSAH 23 and CSAH 31. The County will be constructing a realignment of CSAH 9 onto the 179th Street alignment in 2023. This realignment will shift traffic patterns, increasing traffic volumes on 179th Street at CSAH 31.

Installation of a traffic signal at CSAH 31 and 179th Street is justified and the appropriate traffic control for the intersection in consideration of the additional traffic associated with the new CSAH 9 alignment, future designation of 179th Street as CSAH 9 and overall o...

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