Initial Phase Solutions
The installation of appropriate traffic control signs and markings on a particular street or within a neighborhood. These include speed limit, dead end, no outlet, school signs, crosswalks, school pavement messages, etc.
Using the portable radar trailer deployed by the Henrico County Division of Police. The trailer shows drivers their actual speed versus the posted speed limit and encourages their compliance.
Continuing enforcement by the Henrico County Division of Police.
The trimming and removal of brush by homeowners or the County to allow for better visibility to signs and to improve sight distance at intersections.
Second Phase Solutions
52.5% of the residents on the proposed street, as well as streets that have major access to the proposed street must sign a petition agreeing to the installation of temporary traffic management devices.
Rounded raised areas of pavement across the entire roadway typically 12 to 14 feet in travel length with a height of 3 inches
Rounded raised areas of pavement typically 6 to 7 feet in travel length, varying widths, and a height of 3 inches that are placed out as sets that have openings for emergency vehicles to traverse
Speed Tables/Raised Crosswalks
Rounded raised areas of pavement typically 22 feet in travel length with a height of 3 inches and a level top
Neighborhood Traffic Circle
Raised islands, placed at intersections, around which traffic circulates
Center Island Narrowing
Raised islands located along the centerline of a street that narrow the travel lanes at that location
Chokers and Bump Outs
The narrowing of the travel lanes by shifting the curbs on either side of the road toward the center of the road. Best if used at intersections to reduce pedestrian crossings