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Prospect Road Meeting Follow Up

From the City :
Thank you for attending the November 2021 meeting regarding Prospect Road. We appreciate you taking the time to join us and share your feedback.

Meeting Comments

The City compiled an overview of public comments provided during the meeting, which included input on traffic calming, mitigation, and signals. They are shared in the table below. 

Prospect Road Meeting Comments

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1. Can traffic calming measures be installed to reduce speeding? Broward County Traffic Engineering (BCTE) is studying the intersection of N.W. 15th Avenue for a potential traffic signal.
2. Can something be done to minimize traffic backups at Prospect Road and Powerline Road? BCTE will review traffic signal timing.
3. Can traffic lights be replaced with roundabouts on N.W. 21 Avenue at 39 Street and 44 Street? BCTE is reviewing.
4. Can there be a dual left-turn lane from westbound Prospect Road to southbound 21 Avenue?Oak Tree is required to perform intersection and signal improvements, estimated to be completed by 2024. Will provide specific details on proposed improvements.
5. Prospect and N.W. 21 Avenue Welcome to Tamarac Sign.The Tamarac sign is installed within the City of Tamarac. The City of Oakland Park has requested that the sign be moved further north.
6. Can additional lighting be installed on Prospect? Under review by BCTE.
7. Can the speed limit be reduced? BCTE is reviewing.
8. Can a buffer wall be installed similar to the wall on the north side of the road planned in Tamarac? Under review.
9. Can BSO increase enforcement? BSO is conducting speed enforcement efforts.
10. Can flashing yellow lights be installed?BCTE is reviewing.
A table of public comments and concerns for the November meeting regarding Prospect Road.

Next Steps

The City is working to address the comments and questions submitted during the November meeting. We plan to host a follow-up meeting in early 2022 and will share those details as soon as they are available.

Questions

For more information, please contact Albert Carbon, Director of Public Works, at 954-630-4458 or albertc@oaklandparkfl.gov.

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