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Intersection upgrades are planned at the intersection of Highway 16 and the Dalmeny Access Road/Grid 684.
The intersection improvements are intended to address concerns about collisions resulting from right angle (T-bone) collisions. The upgrades will convert the intersection from a two-way stop-controlled intersection to a Reduced Collision U-turn (RCUT) intersection.
Highway 16 is part of the national highway system and is a key connection between Dalmeny and the City of Saskatoon. The Dalmeny Access Road is a commuter route as well as an over-dimensional truck bypass route.
Intersection upgrades are planned at the intersection of Highway 16 and the Dalmeny Access Road/Grid 684 in 2023. The intersection improvements are intended to address concerns about severe collisions resulting from right angle (T-bone) collisions. The upgrades will convert the intersection from a two-way stop-controlled intersection to a Reduced Collision U-turn (RCUT) intersection.
2013 - Intersection Improvements
2018 - Intersection Safety Review
2019 - Preliminary Design
2021 - Micro-simulation
2022 - Community Engagement
According to recent data, it took an estimated 20 and 30 seconds to cross Highway 16 during peak hours. If development proceeds as planned, that time may increase up to 12 minutes by 2035.
Risk-taking behavior is expected to increase with longer delays at this intersection.
Interim options considered prior to the construction of an interchange (20+ years).
|Signage and pavement markings||Minor safety improvements||No reduction in conflict points|
|Convert to two 'T' intersections||Reduces conflict/collision points||Does not address risk of right-angle collision|
|Eliminate through and left turns on Dalmeny Access||Reduces conflict points||Significant additional travel time|
|Traffic signals||Public familiarity||Increased risk of collisions and delays on Highway 16|
|Reduced Collision U-Turn (RCUT)||Significant reduction in conflict/collision points
Fewer severe collisions and delays
|Requires driver education|
The Reduced Collision U-Turn (RCUT) is the preferred interim solution.
There will be an opportunity to discuss the project with transportation professionals from the Ministry of Highways and Associated Engineering.
Date: Thursday, November 24
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Dalmeny Senior Heritage Centre
230 Ross Avenue, Dalmeny, SK
A Reduced Collision U-Turn (RCUT) will reduce conflict points by more than half (from 42 conflict points to 20) and eliminate almost all “crossing” conflict points that results in severe collisions.
Overall travel time is expected to decrease in peak periods, making it easier for drivers to quickly and safely merge onto and across Highway 16 instead of waiting in a long queue.
By 2035, it will take 12 minutes to cross Highway 16 on Dalmeny Access Road during peak hours without intersection improvements. A RCUT is expected to reduce that time to under two minutes. Travel time during off-peak periods is expected to increase slightly.
Driving through the intersection is straight forward.
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