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Council members accepted the recommendation to not pursue a new temporary pedestrian crossing on Montevallo Road near Lane Parke. Read more

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The project and its proposed rezoning will now go before City Council for a public hearing at a later date. Read more

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At a March 26 meeting, council members approved a lighting upgrade and the 2018 repaving list. Read more

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Members voted to extend the Canterbury Road closure, which is effectively a modification to the road at the intersection of Canterbury Road and Village Circle. Read more

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Council members voted to carry the public hearing to the meeting scheduled for Dec. 11. Read more

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There are 11 sets of intersections labeled as a high priority that fit within the budgeted funding for the study throughout the city, according to a presentation at tonight's meeting, although city officials did not make any decisions tonight Read more

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The commission recommended to council the approval of rezoning and the use of alternate exterior materials after review by Village Design Review. The Overton Condos are expected to go before Vestavia planning and zoning commission on Oct. 12. Read more

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Public input will be used to select about eight intersections that will then go through a traffic analysis. Read more

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To help with traffic backup along the U.S. 280 exit ramp into Mountain Brook Village, Richard Caudle with Skipper Consulting suggesting optimizing current traffic signals, whose timing has crept up incrementally in recent years. Read more

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Richard Caudle, with Skipper Consultants, recommended the installation of in-sign-face LED flashers, which contain eight flashing LED’s in the boarder of the crosswalk’s sign face. Read more

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Council members later approved the expansion of the school zone while agreeing to perform administrative action regarding the addition of a crossing guard. Read more

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Members of the community gathered on Oct. 24 to acknowledge the commitment that Mayor Terry Oden and Councilman Jack Carl have had for the city of Mountain Brook. Read more

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The city council discussed traffic concerns within Crestline, which were examined by Skipper Consultants. Read more

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A left turn arrow will be added at the intersection of Old Leeds Road at Crosshill Road. The city council discussed the possibility of having it active in the mornings at its Sept. 28 meeting. Read more

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One stop sign will soon be added on Brookwood Road at its intersection with Crosshill Road, although two were originally planned. The city council authorized the sign’s placement and provided for punishment for violations of it at its Aug. 10 meeting Read more

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At the July 13 council meeting, Richard Caudle of Skipper Consultants recommended two stop signs be added on the south side of the intersection for both directions of traffic to improve sight distance. Read more

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Dexter Vine Stop Sign Changes

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Stop signs will soon be moved at Vine Street and Dexter Avenue in Crestline Village and added on Belle Meade Way. The council approved ordinances for the changes at its June 8 meeting. Read more

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Wait times at Church Street and Montevallo Road could get shorter in the near future. Skipper Consulting proposed a signal improvement project for the intersection at the May 26 city council pre-meeting, and the city plans to move forward with it. Read more

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The city is considering traffic improvements at Overbrook Road intersections around Mountain Brook Junior High School. Improvements to the Mountain Brook Parkway intersection are scheduled to move forward immediately. Read more

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There is no simple solution to improve traffic at Overton Road-South Brookwood Road intersection, but the council recommended small changes to traffic signal timing be made for limited alleviation. Read more

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