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File #: 23-549    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/6/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/12/2023 Final action:
Title: Adopt on Second and Final Reading Ordinance 14-2023, adopting a Large-Scale Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment to the Transportation Element and Capital Improvements Element, removing minimum level of service standards for State Road 524.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 14-2023 Level of Service SR 524, 2. SR524 trips.pdf, 3. LOS.pdf, 4. Cocoa 23-02ESR - Proposed Review, 5. Legal Ad.pdf
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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

Memo Date: September 5, 2023
Agenda Date: September 12, 2023
Prepared By: Abigail Morgan, Interim Public Works Director/City Engineer
Charlene Neuterman, Community Services Director
Through: Stockton Whitten, City Manager
Requested Action:
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Adopt on Second and Final Reading Ordinance 14-2023, adopting a Large-Scale Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment to the Transportation Element and Capital Improvements Element, removing minimum level of service standards for State Road 524. End

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BACKGROUND:

The City of Cocoa has seen unprecedented growth along the State Road 524 (SR 524) corridor, primarily between Interstate 95 (I-95) and Industry Road. This growth, along with the growth related to new development applications, has led to a deficiency in traffic volume on this corridor. SR 524 is a two-lane rural-style highway with traffic signals at Industry Road, London Boulevard, Cox Road, the Wal-Mart Distribution Center Driveway, Friday Road, and I-95. While this roadway is located within the City of Cocoa Limits, it is under the jurisdiction of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The roadway is functionally classified as an Urban Minor Arterial and carries the following maximum allowable volumes for the roadway segments indicated.

Roadway Segment
Maximum Allowable Volume (MAV)
I-95 to State Road 520
24,200
I-95 to Cox Road
18,590
Cox Road to Industry Road
19,470

The maximum allowable volume is based on the roadway's acceptable Level of Service (LOS), which is "D" for this roadway.

These volumes and LOS determinations are generated through a series of calculations that include roadway type, roadway characteristics (lane width, number of lanes, medians, terrain, turn lanes, etc.), traffic characteristics (flow rates, number of heavy vehicles, seasonal volumes, etc.), traffic control (signals, signal cycle time, etc.), and multimodal considerations (paved shoulders or bike lanes, pavement condition, on-street pa...

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