Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 5:31 P.M.

Adjourned: 6:43 P.M.

Joseph M. Petty


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Michael T Gaffney
Councilor Morris A Bergman
Councilor Konstantina B Lukes

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Michael T. Gaffney Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes Councilor Morris A. Bergman @ 5:34 P.M. Councilor Tony Economou
Also:DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph F. Borbone DPWP Sr. Traffic Engineer Ali R. Khorasani DPWP Sr. Traffic Engineer Nicholas J. Lyford DPWP Jr. Traffic Engineer Emily Paulsen City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk



Presentation by the Department of Public Works and Parks' Traffic Engineering Division concerning the intersection of Drummond Avenue, Holden Street and Shore Drive.


Placed on file

1. Beth Proko, Worcester resident
2. Bob Morris, Worcester resident
3. Kathy Logan, Worcester resident
4. Jared Fontana, Worcester resident
5. Edward Saucier, Worcester resident
6. Marie Morris, Worcester resident
7. Tina Zlody, Worcester resident
8. Tim Connolly, Worcester resident
9. Joe Francese, Worcester resident
10. Leah Francese, Worcester resident
11. Donna Saucier, Worcester resident
12. Patrice Kallanian, Worcester resident

Van Kacoyannakis, P.E., Milone & MacBroom of Springfield, MA presented the Committee with 25% design plans for the reconfigured intersection of Holden St, Shore Drive and Drummond Avenue


Items Concerning the Intersection of Drummond Avenue, Holden Street and Shore Drive


Petition of Jared Fontana et al request No Left Turn Sign between 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. at the top of Drummond Ave. and No Right Turn Sign between 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. at the bottom of Drummond Ave. # 11g CC September 16, 2014

In Committee January 28, 2015 - Held


Recommend File


Petition of Councilor Tony Economou on behalf of Cathy Logan request enforcement of the truck restriction in Drummond Ave. # 21l CC August 19, 2014


Recommend Approval


Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to how traffic flow could be affected should “No Left Turn” signage during peak traffic hours be installed on Drummond Ave. # 9.6A CM March 24, 2015


Recommend File

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request Commissioner of Public Works and Parks provide the City Council with accumulated traffic data for Drummond Ave. at Grove St. and for Lansing Ave. since the repaving project was completed.

Request City Manager request Commissioner of Public Works and Parks consider making Drummond Ave. and Lansing Ave. a pair of one-way streets.

Request City Manager request Commissioner of Public Works and Parks cause the crosswalks in Grove St. at Lansing Ave. to be repainted.

Request City Manager request the Police Chief to install speeding surveillance in Drummond Ave. and in Holden St. near Lansing Ave.