CHAPTER 12.16
ARTERIALS AND ACCESS STREETS DESIGNATED

Sections:

12.16.010    Definitions.

12.16.020    Major arterial, secondary arterial and access streets designated.

12.16.025    Design standards.

12.16.030    Map.

12.16.010 Definitions.

In compliance with RCW Chapter 35.78, which requires the governing body of each municipal corporation to classify and designate streets as follows: Major arterial streets, as streets which serve as transportation arteries connecting the focal points of traffic interest within the City, arteries which provide a communication with other communities and the outlying areas, or arteries which have relatively high traffic volume compared with other streets within the City; secondary arterial streets are defined as those routes which serve lesser points of traffic interest within the City, provide communication with outlying districts in the same degree or serve to collect and distribute traffic from the larger arterials to the local streets; access streets are defined as land service streets and are generally limited to providing access to abutting property, they are tributary to the major and secondary thoroughfares and generally discourage through traffic. (Ord 198 §1, 1950)

12.16.020 Major arterial, secondary arterial and access streets designated.

The council ordains that the following streets shall be designated as major arterial, secondary arterial and access streets as defined in Section 12.16.010: major arterial streets/primary state highways: That portion of "F" Street Southwest/Southeast from the west corporate limits of the City to the east corporate limits of the City, also known as State Route 28 (SR28); that portion of Central Avenue South from SR28 to the south corporate limits of the City, also known as State Route 281 (SR 281).

Major arterial streets other than state highways: That portion of Central Avenue South from SR28 to the Division Street East/West intersection; that portion of Central Avenue North from the Division Street East/West intersection to the north corporate limits of the City; that portion of 3rd Avenue Southeast from "J" street Southeast to Division Street East; that portion of 3rd Avenue Northeast from Division Street East to "B" Street Northeast; that portion of "B" Street Northeast from 3rd Avenue Northeast to 6th Avenue Northeast; that portion of 6th Avenue Northeast from B Street Northeast to the north corporate limits of the City; that portion of 6th Avenue Southeast from SR28 to Division Street East; that portion of Columbia Way from SR28 to the North Corporate limits of the City of Quincy; that portion of 7th Avenue Southwest from "J" Street Southwest to Division Street West; that portion of 10th Avenue Southwest from "J" Street Southwest to SR28; that portion of "J" Street Southwest from 7th Avenue Southwest to 10th Avenue Southwest; that portion of Division Street West from 7th Avenue Southwest to the Central Avenue north/south intersection; and that portion of Division Street East from the Central Avenue north/south intersection to Columbia Way.

Secondary arterial streets: 13th Avenue Southwest; that portion of 7th Avenue Southwest from "J" Street Southwest to southern terminus; that portion of 3rd Avenue Southwest from Division Street to southern terminus; that portion of 2nd Avenue Southwest from SR28 to "I" Street Southwest; that portion of 1st Avenue Southwest from Division Street West to southern terminus; that portion of 1st Avenue Southeast from Division Street East to the southern terminus; that portion of 2nd Avenue Southeast from Division Street East to southern terminus; 4th Avenue Southeast from Division Street East to southern terminus; that portion of 6th Avenue Southeast from SR28 to southern terminus; that portion of 8th Avenue Southeast from A Street Southeast to SR 28; that portion of 3rd Avenue Northeast from B Street Northeast to northern terminus; and that portion of B Street Northeast from Central Avenue North to 3rd Avenue Northeast.

All other streets in the City not otherwise described shall be in accordance with the definition designated in Section 12.16.010 as access streets. (Ord 801 §1, 1990: Ord 798 §1, 1990: Ord 198 §1, 1950)

12.16.025 Design standards.

All major arterials, secondary arterials and access streets constructed within the City shall be constructed in accordance with the most recent standard specifications for road, bridge, and municipal constructions as prepared by the Washington State Department of Transportation in conjunction with the Washington State Chapter of the American Public Works Association, provided that minimum construction standards shall include pavement structures which provide for crushed rock and drainage under cement concrete curbs and gutters and provided further that minimum construction design standards shall include the following:

A. Major arterial streets shall be three inch asphalt concrete pavement; three inch crushed surfacing – top course (5/8" – 0), and six inch ballast (2-1/2" – 0) for a total thickness of twelve inches. A geotechnical investigation of the subgrade material and strength and pavement structure design calculations by a registered professional engineer may be required by the public works director.

B. Secondary arterial streets shall be three inch asphalt concrete pavement; three inch crushed surfacing – top course (5/8" – 0), and six inch ballast (2-1/2" – 0) for a total thickness of twelve inches.

C. Access streets shall be two inch asphalt concrete pavement; two inch crushed surfacing top course (5/8" – 0); and four inch ballast (2-1/2" – 0) for a total thickness of eight inches or two inch asphalt concrete pavement; and six inch crushed surfacing – base course (1-1/4" – 0) for a total thickness of eight inches. (Ord 799 §1, 1990)

12.16.030 Map.

A map by the Public Works Director retained by the City indicating the major and secondary arterial streets and the respective mileages of each is on file in the office of the City Finance Officer/Clerk. (Ord 651, 1984: Ord 198 §1, 1950)