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I-10 Exercise. Project Description Current and anticipated congestion due to rapid growth, one lane in each direction will be added to Interstate 10 from.

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1 I-10 Exercise

2 Project Description Current and anticipated congestion due to rapid growth, one lane in each direction will be added to Interstate 10 from the Canal Road interchange to the Lorraine Road interchange. The mainline structure over US 49 will have to be replaced to accommodate the widening.

3 Gulfport, MS Area Map Project Limits

4 Freeway add-lane project International Airport Regional Mall Project Limits Project Limits

5 Major Interchange Reconstruction Widen and replace structure

6 Add lane project $ 89 Million project estimate Length of project – 4 miles Rebuild mainline structure at middle interchange Existing concrete pavement with proposed concrete additional lane

7 Existing 4-lane divided highway Interstate Mainline 10 ft. 12 ft. 10 ft.35 ft. Shoulders not structural

8 NHI A 12-8 Completed section 10 ft.12 ft. 10 ft.12 ft.

9 Existing Conditions Freeway – major East / West Interstate  2 lanes each direction  Rapidly growing area West of location  Major employer South of East project limit  44,000 ADT (2010) - 65,000 ADT (2030)  Speed limit 70 MPH  24% trucks  Region lacking alternate route network  Possible arterials from middle interchange – South to East

10 Existing Conditions (cont’d) Crossroad – major interchange  Major US Route in area  3 lanes in each direction  Signalized intersections  32,000 ADT (2010) – 36,000 (2030)  Speed limit 45 MPH  35% trucks (major port south of interchange)  Strip development near regional mall

11 Part 1: Impacts and Alternatives Assess Impacts (non-quantitative)  Significant project? Why or why not? Identify stakeholders Identify and Evaluate alternative strategies  Contract options  Construction options  Traffic management options

12 Group Reports Outs on Part 1

13 Part 2: TMP Development Components of the TMP  What would be included in the TMP for this project?

14 Traffic Operations What improvements should be included in the traffic operations plan for the TMP?

15 Public Information and Stakeholders Identify stakeholders  Who needs to be involved and when  How to engage stakeholders Develop Public information program  What is message  Who needs to know  How to effectively get the message out  Measure effectiveness


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