Southwest Area Road & Traffic Working Group

The Southwest Area Road and Traffic Working Group, made up of a variety of residents, business owners and interested parties, is exploring and discussing options for improving traffic flow in a section of Johnston near NW 54th Avenue east of NW 86th Street. A series of meetings, moderated by an outside facilitator, have taken place to discuss issues in the area such as speed, safe school crossings, access to undeveloped properties, emergency access and traffic circulation.

Third party traffic engineer from Snyder and Associates, Mark Perington compiled this report on traffic issues in the area.
Memo regarding road concepts for the area

Road options A-E for the area

Road option F for the area

There are currently no meetings scheduled for the working group. An email will be sent, and notice posted, if a meeting is scheduled.
List of Working Group Participants:

Todd Cate
Gina Graham
Dave Erbes
DeAnn Lee
Rand Frei
Laura Beebe
Michelle Veach
Kelley Harrison
George Smith
Jeff Lorenz
Patty Wright
Todd Woodsmall
Pete Deacon
Amy Hupfer
Clarence Stennes
Pam Kucera

May 4, 2017 Meeting Recap coming soon!
Click here to read the March 30, 2017 Meeting Recap.
Listen to audio from the October 4, 2016 working group meeting.

Click here to read the October 4 Meeting Recap.

Listen to audio from the October 18, 2016 working group meeting. Due to a malfunctioning disc, part of the meeting did not record.

Click here to see the October 18 Meeting Agenda.

Click here to read the October 18 Meeting Recap.

Other Information:
The City Council has also approved this resolution, which closed a public hearing on the Robbins property and took no action on that resolution.

View the 2015 traffic study related to the proposed extension.

Check out this PowerPoint presentation that includes maps of the area.

Read the 2030 Comprehensive Plan, which highlights how specific areas of our community are zoned.

Contact Information:

Unable to make the meetings? Send your thoughts on traffic flow in this area to the email addresses listed below. We want to hear from YOU.

Click here for Mayor and City Council Contact Information

Click here to contact City Administrator Jim Sanders

Click here to contact Community Development Director David Wilwerding with questions on zoning and the comprehensive plan.