Medians and Median Islands
Medians and median islands located near the center portion of the street can be used to:
A median does not have raised curbs except for a bull nose curb on the ends of the median as visual cue and delineation until landscaping matures. Can be later removed.
Median islands are similar to medians but are generally installed at intersections and have raised curbs all around. Median islands may be used to shorten pedestrian crossing at an intersection and provide an opportunity for landscaping and visual enhancements to a neighborhood. They can also be used as part of a gateway to a neighborhood.
With bull nose curb - El Monte @ S. Clark
Center Islands without curbs
Fremont between Grant Rd and Sunnyvale
El Monte between Cuesta and Covington
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