Based on the funding commitments of both TIGER and CalTrans, the following elements are required:
*Four traffic lanes, curb, gutter and sidewalks on both sides of Highway 99 from Ash and Ramsdell.
*Traffic calming measures to reduce vehicles speeds between Ash and Ramsdell with project target speed of 25 mph between Elm and Kola and 35 mph between Ash to Elm and Kola to Ramsdell.
*Improved SR99 connections with local streets and businesses.
*Rehabilitate and replace traffic signals at Elm and Pennington. Place a new traffic signal at Kola.
*Reduce the crown on the highway and lower the centerline of SR99.
*Construct on-street parallel parking on both sides of Highway 99.
*Drought tolerant and California native landscaping between the street and the sidewalk is identified in the TIGER grant.
*Safety and ornamental street lighting, furniture, bicycle parking, and other "place making" amenities (wayfinding signs, decorative pavement, special paving of crosswalks, intersections, left turn lanes, an driveway turning lanes). Coordinated directional signage.
*Replace or rehabilitate existing draining facilities. Eliminate ponding on SR99 and adjacent properties. Treat stormwater or onsite through low impact stormwater strategies.
*Eliminate continuous driveways. Eliminate head-in angled parking on State R/W. Utilize State R/W for public use. Eliminate unintended illegal encroachments by individual private properties on the State right-of-way.
*The project addresses SR99 multiple functions as regional and statewide thoroughfare, a main street for Live Oak, inviting and pleasing gateway to the City and a catalyst for economic development.