School Campus Traffic Circulation Study

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  • After the successful approval of a Town Warrant at the Fall 2018 Dedham Town Meeting, Dedham Public Schools have been working with traffic engineering firm VHB to  undertake a comprehensive circulation study with the goal of evaluating and providing alternative solutions for addressing ongoing safety and congestion concerns in the Avery Elementary, Dedham Middle School, Dedham High School campuses and surrounding areas.   The  proposed solutions from the study will seek to improve safety of student and staff travel to school, help address congestion, access and manage ongoing drop-off/pick-up issues.  Based on data collection and community input, the study will yield several options for consideration, along with the pros/cons and potential cost implications of each.  

    Over the past year, three data collection studies occured:  Spring (April 25th); Summer (July 10th) and Fall (October 4th), as well as community input meetings - the last held on February 4, 2020 with over 60 community members attending and providing insight and commentary into the current solutions identified.   

    This site will provide ongoing updates and access to presentations, the latest project information and an online form for additional community input.



  • At the most recent community meeting held on February 4, 2020,  the traffic engineering firm VHB, responsible for the ongoing Dedham school campus traffic circulation study, showcased several alternative options for consideration and feedback.  A copy of the presentation from the meeting can be accessed here:

    February 4, 2020 VHB Presentation

Opportunities & Alternatives Presented Feb 2020