2017 - 2021 Transporation Improvement Program Amendment #47
Union Rd at NY 33 Intersection Improvements - New Project
Public comments will be received through May 7, 2019
The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Erie and Niagara Counties, is proposing to amend the 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) by adding one (1) new project.
Project Identification Number 5131.39 - Union Rd at NY 33 Intersection Improvements
A safety evaluation was completed in December, 2018. The collision rate is above the statewide average of similar facilities
Intersection modifications will be made to decrease identified collisions and improve intersection safety and operation.
Work will include:
Replacing signal(s) at the NY 33 ramp(s) to accommodate back plates, overhead signage, and APS.
Construct pedestrian facilities in accordance with Pedestrian Safety Action Plan.
Close Airport Plaza driveway (approximately 100 feet north of another Plaza entrance/exit).
Total project cost is $340K
$280K of Construction and Construction Inspection funds will come from PIN 50PS.03 - PSAP - PHASE IIB; ERIE & NIAGARA COS
$60K of Design and ROW funds will come from PIN 5T20.06 - HSIP/NHPP STATE SAFETY
PROGRAM; SFY 21/22
Construction is scheduled to begin 4/21
View full details (including maps) are provided in the attached Initial Proposal Form (IPP), Complete Streets Form and Smart Growth Screening Form. A map of the project area is also included.