Posts by 3fold

A Roundabout Look at 2015

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

2015 was a year of growth for Omni-Means, our continued development of our roundabout expertise is highlighted below with brief discussions of some of our marque opportunities. Project of the Year awards were received by five (5) of our projects, three were awarded to roundabout projects, including the City of Galt Twin Cities/SR 99 roundabout Interchange, and the “Breathe California” award to the City of Rocklin, Rocklin Road Complete Streets project; one to the City of Placerville El Dorado Trails Project and the Fallen Heroes Park project in the City of Porterville. Our...

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Achieving a Cleaner Environment with Modern Roundabouts

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Modern roundabouts are helping to contribute to a cleaner environment, which is vital given growing concerns about the health and sustainability of our environment. With the news of global warming and the advent of many human health related impacts, concern for a cleaner environment has never been more universally in the forefront of world issues. The health and sustainability of our world is not just one country’s issue, but everyone’s, both collectively and individually. More locally, California has recognized its responsibility and is taking the health of our environment seriously....

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Groundbreaking in Farmersville

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

The Noble Avenue Roundabouts at the SR-198 eastbound ramps and Farmersville Blvd. are officially under construction! The groundbreaking ceremony took place in the City of Farmersville on July 23rd. Keep posted for updates during construction.

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Napa Moves Forward With Third Roundabout

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

In 2010, the City of Napa hired Omni-Means to perform a Traffic Study for the “Streets West of Downtown” that would study the effects of potential changes to the existing travel patterns. Changes included a reversal of the existing one-way couplet (First and Second Streets) and reverting to two-way traffic downtown. Omni-Means analyzed the traffic conditions through the Downtown area including the key east-west streets (First, Second, Third and Clay Streets) that extend from State Route 29 (SR 29) easterly to Jefferson Avenue. The study assessed potential changes to the local streets and...

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Road Diets and Roundabouts?

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Recently, Omni-Means staff attended the Every Day Counts (EDC) – Road Diet Webinar jointly hosted by FHWA and Caltrans. EDC is a state-based model to identify and rapidly deploy underutilized innovations to enhance roadway safety, reduce congestion and improve environmental sustainability. In our view, the webinar was silent on the most critical element that can facilitate not only a functioning road diet corridor but can also enhance safety, reduce congestion and promote environmental sustainability. The element: Roundabouts! Consider for a moment; “A road diet implies added bike...

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