Community Herald: Will it be safer?

HP road heraldIt wasn’t so much of a road, as a path, or possibly even a corridor. A corridor that’s on the chopping blocks for widening between May and August.

As Hammonds Plains commuters, residents and business owners prepare for another summer of construction, some are saying the end product is merely an intermediate solution and fails to solve the problems of the road.

“Because it’s so hilly, you take your eye off one side for the other, it’s dangerous…we’re dealing with high volume, high-speed traffic that puts everybody on the Hammonds Plains road at risk…to me, that’s unacceptable,” says Mike Blotnicky, Chairman, Greater Hammonds Plains Community Assoc.

Read what’s happening and what people are saying about the road that averaged one accident every two-and-a-half days in 2013.