Do you support the roundabout at Rio Grande Blvd & Candelaria?
The Facts about the Rio Grande Blvd & Candelaria Intersection:
- In 2011 there was an average of 15,150 cars approaching the intersection each day (average weekday) which would equal 3,939,000 cars during the weekdays of 2011.
- In the years of 2010, 2009, 2008 there were 8, 6 and 8 accidents reported, respectively.
- In the years 2010 and 2009 none of the reported accidents involved a Pedestrian or Bicyclist. In the year 2008 one of the accidents involved a Pedestrian.
- In 2008 Speed Radar Detection Signs were installed and the striping was refreshed.
- Between 2006 and 2007 the left turn lane was put in place on Candelaria (where you are westbound turning to go southbound on Rio Grande Blvd).
The Facts about the Cost of the Proposed Rio Grande Blvd & Candelaria Roundabout:
- The Roundabout will cost approximately $1,500,000.
- If there is a decision made not to proceed with the Roundabout at this location, where does the money go?
- $1,000,000 of the money would go back to the State of NM to use on other transportation projects.
- $500,000 would go back to the City of Albuquerque's General Capital Improvement Funds.
Facts provided by the Mid Region Council of Governments and ABQ's Department of Metropolitan Developement
Let Councilor Meyers know your position-are you For or Against the Prosposed Roundabout?
Please follow the link, complete the information asked, and hit send:
The informaiton requested is to provide Councilor Meyers information with regard to the use of Intersection, where the drivers, walkers, bikers reside, and to understand your position. The list and the information will not be sold. Any information provided may be a public record.
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