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Marsha Sanford: New neighborhoods will bring traffic

I’ll keep this short, hoping I’m either under-informed or uninformed. We are one step closer to having three new neighborhoods built west of town. Before they break ground, will there be a remedy to the already over-burdened U.S. Highway 40 traffic running bumper to bumper through town? Will there be a town by-pass built?

When you are waiting for the light to change at Third and Lincoln, traffic any time of day is often backed up 15-plus cars deep, and it takes two light changes to move on to Fourth Street, so give these questions some thought. Imagine all those new homes with all those new residents joining you in their cars trying to drive through Steamboat.

Surely I’m overstating the obvious, and the gridlock has already been sorted out in the grand plan of three more neighborhoods.

Marsha Sanford


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