Full Street Closures

Device name(s): Full Street Closures

Approximate Cost:$25,000 – $50,000

Definition: Fast Facts: Full street closures create cui-de-sacs which restricts all vehicle access into and out of the street at that location.  The purpose of full street closures is to eliminate cut-through or undesired traffic from entering or exiting a street. Street closures to  motor vehicles using planters, bollards or barriers. Pedestrian and bicycle access and maintained.

  • Can be used on Local Street- yes
  • Can be used on Collector- no
  • Can be used on Arterial- no
  • Reduces Speed- no
  • Reduces Volume- yes
  • Noise Impact- no
  • Restricts Access- yes
  • Bicyclist Impact- possible
  • Transit Impact- yes
  • Parking Impact- no
  • Emergency Response Impact- yes

Advantages:

  • reduces cut through traffic
  • pedestrian routes can be maintained
  • bicycle routes may be maintained

Disadvantages:

  • impacts access
  • diverse traffic to adjacent streets
  • increases trip lengths
  • significantly increases response time for first responders
  • may increase traffic volumes on neighboring streets

Full Street Closure

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