By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

Creswell's speed radar signs: What they do, why they're here, how they work


September 13, 2018

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Lane County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Scott Denham installs a speed radar sign.

Speed radar signs were installed in Creswell in July and are being used to gather data about traffic flow in in town. As the speeds increase the sign will flash faster, alerting the passersby to slow down.

The first two areas in town to host the radar signs were on the 400 block of North 1st Street and on the 200 block of Oregon Avenue in July.

The signs were moved last week on Sept. 5 to new locations within the school zones as police prep for back-to-school congestion, Lane County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Scott Denham said.

Denham said the sheriff's contract requires an in-person respon...

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