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Mailbag: Sign spinners legality? Jaywalking, South Wright Road

Here’s a question from a reader: I have been concerned by the increasing number of blind spots being created by “sign spinners,” for the lack of another name. They are positioning themselves at busy street corners and rocking very large signs back and forth, blocking drivers’ views of oncoming traffic. I could not turn right at the intersection of College Ave. and Cleveland Ave. the other day because I could not tell if it was clear to do so. I… Read More »

Sound Off: Potholes, paving and a missing sign

A collection of comments from Road Warrior readers: Roads department quick in pothole response After reading the many Press Democrat reports regarding the county budget issues and their affect on the Public Works Dept., I would like to report on the response of the Public Works Road Dept. on pothole complaints. After calling the Public Works Dept. or filling out the online form, the potholes reported were usually filled within 1 business day. I was surprised at the response because of the… Read More »