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By Victoria Stephens
Staff Writer 

Paving the way for safer roads

Traffic officials' 2023 plans could impact driveways


August 29, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – City leaders are partnering with county and state traffic officials to address reports that consistently show that parts of Main Street are considered "one of the most unsafe city streets in Oregon."

The specific area of focus is Main Street between 20th and 72nd streets, where data confirmed a high number of accidents, injuries and property damage related to car crashes along that stretch.

The Oregon Department of Transportation and Lane Transit District are the other agencies helping the city address the traffic issues, as part of an effort to make Main Street safer.

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