Transportation Master Plan

The City recognized the need for a comprehensive Transportation Master Plan to address current and future needs of roadways, industrial development and pedestrian infrastructure. 

The City of El Dorado’s Traffic Master Plan project will result in a comprehensive Traffic Master Plan that aligns with the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The Plan will convey the transportation-related needs in El Dorado including a narrative explaining why the investments and strategic actions are important for a desirable transportation future in El Dorado.  

You can find the StoryMap for the project here

Start Date: January 2023

Completion Date: July 2024

Total Cost: $194,420

  1. timeline
  2. Public meetings/input
  3. News Releases

2022 - Discussions begin among City staff about the need for a comprehensive Transportation Master Plan

January 2023 - City Manager recommends moving forward with a Request for Qualifications to select a consultant for a transportation master plan

Feb. 15, 2023 - City Commission holds a work session on the Transportation Master Plan

July 12, 2023 - At the Commission work session, staff proposed entering into an agreement with JEO Consulting for $194,420. The plan is estimated to take twelve months to complete. 

July 17, 2023 - The Commission approved a professional services agreement with JEO Consulting for transportation planning services

August 2023 - Project kick-off and data collection begins by JEO Consulting

Oct. 26, 2023 - JEO Consulting presents its progress on the plan to the Planning Commission

Nov. 1, 2023 - JEO Consulting presents its progress on the plan to the City Commission during a work session. They asked the Commission for input on goals for the plan in regard to traffic movement and provided a plan for the project schedule. They also began seeking stakeholder input in November.

November 2023 - Now seeking stakeholder input

The next steps will be to develop performance measures, alternative evaluations, project recommendations and funding opportunities.  

December 2023-February 2024 - Anticipated data analysis and forecasting

January 30, 2024 - An open house for public input for the Transportation Master Plan was held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Civic Center.

January-March 2024 - Anticipated public/stakeholder engagement, including city, the public and key stakeholders

March 31, 2024 - Public survey closes

March - May 2024 - Anticipated draft plan development

July 2024 - Anticipated final plan presentation and approval