Some streets in Fairborn will see changes to the traffic pattern Monday. SUBMITTED

Fairborn implementing temporary changes on streets near WPAFB

FAIRBORN —Changes on several streets will go into effect Monday to accommodate a traffic-pattern study for the city.

Ohio, South and Greene streets will be right turn onto Broad Street only, according to a news release from the city. Left turns onto these streets will be prohibited.

The 90 day study is being conducted by the City of Fairborn Engineering Division. Plans are to use barricades to restrict traffic on the three streets for a minimum of 30 days, the release said. , Additional measures could be taken depending on the results of this initial part of the study.

Traffic has increased along residential streets in neighborhoods closest to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base since State Route 444 was relocated, according to the release. Recent traffic counts have shown more than 1,600 vehicles per day travel on Ohio Street exceeding the roadway’s intended capacity, according to the release.

“Engineering’s goal is to bring traffic down to acceptable levels by utilizing the least restrictive and most cost effective strategies while considering the safety, desires, and expectation of the neighborhood,” the release said.

For more information about the changes, call the city at 937-754-3055. STAFF REPORT

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