Ross crossing studied

Pedestrians who don’t feel safe walking across four lanes of traffic at the bottom of Ross Street hill have prompted a study on whether a signal crossing is necessary. The City of Red Deer will study the area at the bottom of Ross Street near Coronation Park for the next several weeks.

Pedestrians who don’t feel safe walking across four lanes of traffic at the bottom of Ross Street hill have prompted a study on whether a signal crossing is necessary.

The City of Red Deer will study the area at the bottom of Ross Street near Coronation Park for the next several weeks.

Shyam Kansal, traffic operations engineer with the city, said the city will conduct traffic counts west of 43rd Avenue.

“We’re hearing complaints from citizens that they’re not getting enough of a gap or they are not feeling safe in crossing that location,” said Kansal on Tuesday.

The engineering study should be done in a few weeks.

“We’re sending out our staff to work on it this week,” said Kansal.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Red Deer churches easing back into services

“To be able to do that again was just incredible”

Sylvan Lake man charged with child luring

A 38-year-old Sylvan Lake man has been charged with child luring. Sylvan… Continue reading

Spike in bike thefts prompts Red Deer RCMP warning

Nearly a dozen bikes reported stolen in Red Deer in last week

If an MP heckles in a virtual House of Commons, does it make a sound?

If an MP heckles in a virtual House of Commons, does it make a sound?

How much will be enough when it comes to Canada’s COVID-19 supply?

How much will be enough when it comes to Canada’s COVID-19 supply?

Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors in early June

Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors in early June

Advocates push Ottawa to fix long-term problems with long-term care

Advocates push Ottawa to fix long-term problems with long-term care

COVID-19 shows need for long-term-care reform but solve crisis first, Trudeau says

COVID-19 shows need for long-term-care reform but solve crisis first, Trudeau says

Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

Five things to know about the Meng Wanzhou extradition case

Five things to know about the Meng Wanzhou extradition case

Most Read