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File #: 20-1065   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 2/20/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance amending the Major Thoroughfare Plan, a component of the City of San Antonio Master Plan, by realigning a proposed segment of Talley Road from Old Talley Road to approximately 1,500 feet south of Cartwright Trail generally located in western Bexar County. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Interim Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Attachments: 1. Project Map, 2. Agreement, 3. Staff Presentation
DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Major Thoroughfare Plan Amendment: Talley Road


SUMMARY:

An ordinance amending the Major Thoroughfare Plan, a component of the City of San Antonio Master Plan, by realigning a proposed segment of Talley Road from Old Talley Road to approximately 1,500 feet south of Cartwright Trail generally located in western Bexar County.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Major Thoroughfare Plan (MTP), adopted as a component of the City's Comprehensive Master Plan, generally identifies the location for major roads within San Antonio and its extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The MTP assures an adequate transportation network works to move people, goods, and services in an optimal and efficient manner through right-of-way dedication for future roads.

Previous Council Action
The MTP was adopted by City Council through Ordinance 49818 on September 21, 1978. The MTP has been amended several times through the years to calibrate and realign the thoroughfares along with development of the greater San Antonio metropolitan area. The MTP is generally built as development occurs. In 1983, Talley Road from Potranco to Culebra Road (FM 471) was designated as a Secondary Arterial Type A on the MTP by City Council through Ordinance 57906. On June 14, 2018, by Ordinance 2018-06-14-0458, the City of San Antonio City Council amended the MTP to realign Talley Road between Culebra Road (FM 471) and Cartwright Trail to its current configuration.


ISSUE:

This ordinance amends the Major Thoroughfare Plan, a component of the City of San Antonio Master Plan, by realigning a proposed segment of Talley Road from Old Talley Road to approximately 1,500 feet south of Cartwright Trail generally located in western Bexar County.

The adopted alignment of Talley Road encompasses a 90-degree curve. The proposed realignment would remove the existing 9...

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