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Congestion brings new stop signs


Dawn Graves

Temporary stop signs have been placed on 13th Ave. at the Pine Street intersection in order to relieve traffic congestion at the site. Pine Street has been a detour route during 10th Ave. construction and the signs will be removed when construction is complete.

Traffic congestion and safety concerns have prompted the placement of temporary stop signs at the intersection of 13th Avenue and Pine Street.

"We've fielded a number of phone calls from citizens asking if there was something that we could do to help traffic from Pine get onto 13th during the heavy traffic periods of the day," said Public Services Director John Hehnke at Tuesday's city council meeting.

Pine Street has served as a detour during construction on 10th Ave., and increased traffic has presented safety issues – particularly in regards to southbound vehicles being detained on th...

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