- Harney Lane expansion plan at a glance
What is the plan?
The city created a long-term plan for increasing Harney Lane
from two lanes to four lanes between the city limits to the west
and South Stockton Street. The area between Highway 99 and South
Stockton Street was not included because those improvements are
tied to the Reynolds Ranch project.
The plan is a result of the city’s General Plan, a comprehensive
document that will guide future development in Lodi for the next
The Harney Lane document will give developers an idea of what
type of traffic improvements they will have to pay for when they
build along that road, city spokesman Jeff Hood said.
What is the timeline for the plan?
Harney Lane is divided into four sections in the plan. Hood said
the only portion city staff believes will be developed in the next
decade is from Hutchins Street to South Stockton Street. The rest
of the plan would not move forward until future development moves
into those areas, which could take 20 or 30 years, Hood said.
What if I want to read the plan?
You can download a copy of the plan at www.lodi.gov. Go to
“meeting agendas” and click on “City Council.” Download the Oct. 5
regular meeting full packet.
Hard copies of the agenda are available for review at the City
Clerk’s Office, City Hall, Second Floor, 221 W. Pine St., Lodi; or
at the Lodi Public Library, 201 W. Locust St.
Posted: Friday, October 7, 2011 12:00 am
A long-term plan detailing how Harney Lane will grow from two to
four lanes over the next 30 years hit a snag when two property
owners voiced concerns over how the plan could harm their
The Lodi City Council heard a report on the plan Wednesday
night, but delayed any action until a meeting in December after
hearing the concerns.
Friday, October 7, 2011 12:00 am.