Transportation Improvement Plan
The Ritzville City Council approved the Six-Year Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) for 2018 through 2023 during the regular meeting on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
Robbins began the meeting by explaining the details of the seven priority projects included in the plan.
She said the purpose of the TIP is to assist in budgeting for the city and for allocations from the Transportation Improvement Board, which are required to be included on the plan and adopted by the city.
Ritzville City council member Scott Yaeger said the construction years and money is dependant on funding.
The first priority project is Phase Three of the First Avenue project, which includes deep patch and overlay on First Avenue from Division Street to Palouse Street. Construction for the project is scheduled to begin in 2018 and costs $253,000.
The second priority item is Phase Two of the First Avenue project and it consists of road reconstruction and sidewalk repair on First Avenue from Jackson Street to Clark Street. The project is expected to begin in 2019 and costs $503,690.
The next priority is pavement preservation on Main Avenue within the city limits and includes chip seal and slurry. Construction for the project is scheduled for 2020 at $56,716.
The fourth priority project is roadway grind and overlay on south Division Street from Sixth Avenue to 10th Avenue.
This is phase two of the project and it will also include constructing sidewalks with ADA accessible ramps. Construction is set to begin in 2021 at a cost of $242,000.
Phase one of the north Division Street project includes construction beginning in 2021 at $286,000. The project includes roadway grind and overlay from First Avenue to Alder Street.
The sixth priority project is Phase Three of the south Division Street project including roadway grind and overlay on Division Street from 10th Avenue to Bauman Street.
The project will also include installing ADA accessible ramps and construction is scheduled to begin in 2023. The total cost of the project is $220,000.
The last project on the plan is the second phase of the north Division Street project from Alder Street to North of the city limits in the amount of $297,000. Construction for the project is scheduled for 2023 and it includes roadway grind and overlay sidewalks with ADA. accessible ramps.
The council then began a public hearing to allow residents the opportunity to discuss the details of the plan and ask questions. After there were no comments from the public, the council motioned to accept the Six-Year Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan.
CITY OF RITZVILLE
A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE SIX YEAR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
FOR 2019 TO 2024.
WHEREAS, a hearing upon the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program having been held at the regularly scheduled council meeting beginning at 7:00 pm at the City Council Chambers on the 17th day of July, 2018, and
WHEREAS, the City Council had the opportunity to review projects and consider said program; and
WHEREAS, there were no written or oral objections to the proposed Six Year Comprehensive Street Program for the ensuring Six Years, 2019 through 2024 within the City of Ritzville;
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program, as attached to and incorporated herein, be and is hereby approved.
PASSED by unanimous vote of the City Council of the City of Ritzville this 17th day of July, 2018.
Gary Cook, Mayor
Julie Flyckt, Clerk-Treasurer