Fatal conditions

Posted: Wednesday, September 25, 2002

I agree with Tiarra Hauf's letter that changes are urgently needed at the Kmart area.

Related Letter:

Dangerous streets

The section of road between the Williams Express highway exit and the Kmart stoplight is posted at 40 mph. There are two crosswalks, one at the stoplight and one near the gas station, where people are coming off the highway and seeing the 40 mph sign by the crosswalk. There are always many pedestrians and bicyclists in that area, including children, both day and night.

I have learned the state DOTPF is responsible for this area of roadway, and was advised to call them and express my concern, which I have done. I did it too late, but maybe we don't have to be too late to prevent another fatal accident.

Lisa Carlson

Juneau



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