Will the RC3 project increase traffic on Gillam Avenue in Langhorne?

Overall, the RC3 project will not significantly increase traffic on Langhorne’s Gillam Avenue. It is anticipated that traffic will redistribute along Gillam Avenue at each intersection based on driver destinations. Based on Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s Regional Travel Model and PennDOT traffic analysis AM peak traffic is anticipated to see a 15-20% decrease along Gillam Avenue and PM Peak is anticipated to see a 10-15% increase along Gillam Avenue. At the same time, the internal neighborhood roads will see a decrease in cut-through traffic as traffic is redistributed onto the collector and arterial roads. PennDOT is also investigating additional traffic-calming treatment options along Gillam Avenue.