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Change of location

Committee seeks site near Dollar General for RRFB

The potential site for flashing beacons at a pedestrian crossing on Highway 18 is farther east than previously recommended.

The Hartley Recreational Trail Committee wants the equipment installed near the intersection of Highway 18 and North 3rd Avenue East, at a crossing from Dollar General to Fanning Field. The safety of pedestrians walking on or along the highway is a concern.

“There’s plenty of people walking on Highway 18. It would be better if this went there,” Committee Member Dan McCarty said during the city council meeting on June 12.

The committee also asked for an easement for a side...

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