Oneida County Department of Planning

Local Transportation Planning Assistance Program

HOCTC‘s Local Transportation Planning Assistance Program (LTPAP) provides funding for local governments to prepare community-based transportation and land use plans consistent with the Going Places Long Range Transportation Plan 2040.  LTPAP projects provide access to transportation planning and engineering expertise under the Unified Planning Work Program 2022-2023 (UPWP).

As part of this program, HOCTC has two transportation projects in progress. To support this initiative, HOCTC used an open competitive RFP process to obtain professional transportation planning consulting services for two LTPAP projects: City of Rome (W Chestnut St.) and Town of New Hartford (Kellogg Rd.). The projects commenced November 2022, with an estimated completion date of August 2023.

LTPAP Study Plans in Progress

The Safety and Complete Streets studies will analyze corridor existing conditions and identify alternatives to provide safe, attractive, and comfortable access and travel for all users of the road. Using a complete streets design approach, the studies will consider the convenient access and mobility on the road network for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transportation users. The studies will result in a preferred corridor design profile, based on a representative public input process that provides a clear implementation strategy to improve transportation operations, improve safety for all roadway users, and accommodate future growth and development.

LTPAP Safety & Complete Streets Study- Kellogg Road, New Hartford

Kellogg Road (Oneida County Route 26) in the Town of New Hartford has been identified as a local roadway of concern due to concerns related to operations, safety, and stormwater management. This study area includes a look at Kellogg Road from Oxford Road (western terminus) to the Oneida Street intersection (eastern terminus). Kellogg Road is a 0.6-mile road that serves as a connector between residential and commercial areas and the state roadway network and is situated in the Sauquoit Creek Basin floodplain. Development has created access management issues, created unsafe conditions for non-motorized users, and adversely impacted the natural flow of stormwater runoff.

Kellogg Road Area Map

ADDT map

Existing Conditions; High Level Assessment

Centro Route to Kellogg Road


Community Input Survey coming in January. 

LTPAP Safety & Complete Streets Study- West Chestnut Street, Rome


Community Input Survey coming in January. 

The Rome study will focus on the intersection of W. Chestnut Street and Turin Road, and W. Chestnut Street and Black River Boulevard. At the Black River Boulevard Intersection, a goal is to reduce conflict points created by traffic flowing in and out of adjacent business lots. At the Turin Road intersection, opportunities will be identified to better accommodate vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Merrick Road, located overtop of Wood Creek, will be examined due to its history of flooding and the pavement being too narrow to properly accommodate pedestrian traffic. The City also seeks to identify opportunities to better accommodate emergency vehicles traveling eastbound to Rome Health as a means of improving emergency response times and traffic safety at the Black River Boulevard intersection.

W Chestnut St. Area Map

Check back for updates to follow the LTPAP projects and learn how to get involved!

Oneida County Partners