Prospect Road

Community Meeting
The City of Oakland Park hosted virtual Community Meetings in November 2021 and March 2022 to discuss traffic-related concerns regarding Prospect Road. 

The City would like to thank everyone who participated in the community meetings. We appreciate you sharing your suggestions with us. In case you missed the meeting, click here to watch the recording

Please see below an overview of comments provided during the meetings. 

Resident Comment  Status
1. Can traffic calming measures be installed to reduce speeding?  Broward County Traffic Engineering (BCTE) is studying the intersection of N.W. 15th Avenue for a potential traffic signal.
2. Can something be done to minimize traffic backups at Prospect Road and Powerline Road?  BCTE will review traffic signal timing after construction is completed on Powerline Road  
3. Can there be a dual left-turn lane from westbound Prospect Road to southbound 21 Avenue? Oak Tree is required to perform intersection and signal improvements, estimated to be completed by 2024. Will provide specific details on proposed improvements.  
4. Welcome to Tamarac Sign. The Tamarac sign is installed within the City of Tamarac. 
5. Can additional lighting be installed on Prospect?  Under review by BCTE.
6. Can the speed limit be reduced?  Under review by BCTE.
7. Can a buffer wall be installed similar to the wall on the north side of the road planned in Tamarac?  Under review. The City received plans from Tamarac and is reviewing buffer standards.
8. Can BSO increase enforcement?  BSO increased speed enforcement.
9. Can flashing yellow lights be installed? BCTE to install speed radar signs.
10. Can the City add an entryway sign? Oakland Park contacted Tamarac, Tamarac is reviewing a proposed easement east of NW 21 Avenue. Oakland Park is reviewing additional options. 
11. What can be done about trash cans blocking bike lanes on Prospect?  Oakland Park is working with BCTE on a landscaping plan that will include hardscape areas for trash receptacles. 
12. Can a signal or roundabout be installed on NW 15 Avenue?  BCTE to review. 

Next Steps
The City of Oakland Park is working to address comments and questions submitted during the public meetings. 

For more information on Prospect Road, please contact Albert Carbon, Director of Public Works, at 954-630-4458 or