Valley intersection needs changes

Posted: Monday, January 26, 2004

On the morning of Jan. 22 we just missed having another student injured at the intersection of Haloff, Stephen Richards and Back Loop Road. The student on his bike was clearly in the right away, crossing guard on duty and a driver who did not see the child until the last second. Fortunately, the driver was turning left from Haloff on to Back Loop and with both individuals swerving they were able to avoid each other.

Even with the "improvements to the area" of school zone, volunteer crossing guards and overpass lights, it isn't enough. I urge our city officials to insist that there be mandatory changes to make this intersection safe.

Joyce Kitka

Juneau



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