This was a fast track project with limited funding for implementation
in a mid-sized Bay Area city. The first phase involved the
development of a concept plan for the entire downtown portion
of Grant Avenue and working with merchants and the City to
prioritize expenditures. The second phase involved final design
of the project. Key elements of the project included corner
bulbing, tree planting, and flexible zones (allowing angled
parking areas to be used for both parking and outdoor displays
CHS Consulting Group was involved in the initial planning and in the final design of the project.
performed technical analyses of traffic, parking, and pedestrian crossing conditions,
and a feasibility study for a roundabout.
CHS assisted the design firm of Freedman Tung & Sasaki (formerly Freedman Tung & Bottomley)
in the concept design to ensure viability from a traffic engineering perspective.
CHS was also responsible for the final design of signal modification, signing and striping,
and traffic control plans during the construction period.