Hanover Route 139 Corridor Study

Project Scope

  • Geographic Scope: Route 139 (Hanover Street and Rockland Street), from Rockland Town Line to Washington Street (Route 53)
  • Timeline: October 2019 though May 2020 (anticipated completion)
  • Provide comprehensive assessment of existing conditions (traffic volumes and speed, congestion levels (level of service), pavement conditions, lighting, signage, sidewalks and other pedestrian infrastructure, bicycle capacity, and crash history and crash rates)
  • Forecast future conditions based on both baseline growth and anticipated development
  • Identify deficiencies, and work with stakeholders (Town and MassDOT) on improvement opportunities
  • Prepare Final Report detailing findings from Study and recommendations
  • Traffic data collection (volumes, speeds, and vehicle classification) from Route 139 and side streets, and peak hour turning movement counts at intersections
  • Existing morning and afternoon Level of Service (measure of delay) analysis at intersections
  • Calculation of existing crash rates (crashes per million entering vehicles), Crash Data 2017 through 2019
  • Presentation of Old Colony Joint Transportation Committee (JTC) and Old Colony Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

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