This project is proposed to address ongoing safety and capacity issues at the Derby Street/Route 3 ramps. Ramp modifications including signalization of ramps are proposed. In addition, there is a need to provide improved multi-modal accommodation on this targeted segment of Derby Street.
Work on this project will consist of intersection improvements at Derby Street, Whiting Street (Route 53) and Gardner Street. Work includes the installation of a new traffic signal system and geometric modifications at the intersection. Including left turn lanes on Derby Street. The project extends to the Cushing Street intersection and will also provide a turn lane at Recreation Park Road The project will also include improved accommodation for bicycles and pedestrians.