Clinton Street Road Diet 

Clinton Street Road Diet Presentation (click for pdf)


Aerial Photos of the Downtown by Williams Aerials

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., noon, and 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., noon, and 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., noon, and 4:30 p.m.


Clinton Street Road Diet Proposed Improvements (click for pdf)

  • Fort Street to Second Street
    • Elimination of on-street parking
    • Addition of bike lane with buffer
    • Dual left turn lane for SB Clinton to EB Second
  • Second Street to Juliet Street
    • Elimination of one northbound and one southbound travel lane
    • Addition of a bike lane with buffer
    • NO elimination of on-street parking


Myth: Road Diets Make Traffic Worse

Debunking Road Diet Myths

Road Diets & Emergency Response

AARP Livability Fact Sheet: Road Diets


Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon Information (click for PDF)


Parks Master Plan

In 2015, the City and DDVB worked with Beckett & Raeder, Inc. from Ann Arbor, MI to develop a detailed conceptual plan to serve as a vision for the confluence and riverfront area in downtown Defiance.  The public is welcome to give input on these plans.

Eastside Neighborhood – Ottawa Avenue Area

Presentation from 4.17.2018 Neighborhood Meeting at Hebron Church

ODOT Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) Project Location Map

Phase Map for Neighborhood Connectivity

Projects Map – secured funding

Eastside Park Design



Roundabout Info

Modern Roundabouts – AARP Liveable Communities & Walkable and Liveable Communities Institute

Roundabouts and Mini Roundabouts – Intersection Safety, Federal Highway Administration

Roundabouts – Insurance Institute for Highway Safety & Highway Loss Data Institute

Roundabouts with Pedestrians & Bicyclists – Federal Highway Administration

Pedestrian & Bike Safety at Roundabouts 

Roundabouts & First Responders – Federal Highway Administration

Roundabouts Save Lives, Money & Fuel – Sustainable City Network



Roundabouts: Semi-trucks and Truck Aprons – Nebraska Department of Transportation

Roundabouts: Pedestrians and Cyclists – Wisconsin Department of Transportation