I have been in conversation with NCDOT for several months concerning the closing of Kelly Road. Last week, I was able to speak with the Apex Police and was pleased to have a meeting with Sgt. Greg Towell, Leah DeLitizia, Jennifer Gregg from our PTA and Dr. Savage.
During the meeting, we had long discussions about how to best meet the safety needs of our students. There were many items to consider during our conversation; buses arriving and departing the bus loop in a timely manner, car getting in and out of carpool, walkers crossing Olive Chapel and Kelly Road safely, and how to handle the increasing number of cars who drive and park to pick up students.
Included is a map of the flow of traffic and of changes in parking.
Below is a summary of the plan.
Carpool traffic will turn onto Kelly Road and do a “loop” (U-Turn) down by Kelly Road Park and enter the school by a RIGHT turn only. (Cones will be up to prevent a left turn)
Exiting Carpool will be a RIGHT turn only onto Kelly Road.
Entrance into Olive Chapel School from Olive Chapel Road at anytime during the day is for Staff and Buses only.
Apex Police will be at Olive Chapel to monitor for the first few days of the Kelly Road closing.
We realize this is a change which will impact many of our families and staff. I appreciate all of us working together to make it positive and safe for our children.
Olive Chapel ES