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No need for speed

Commission considers speed limit reduction on county road

Speed limits can be a tricky thing on a gravel road: driving at the posted limit doesn’t always mean you’re driving safely.

This concern has led a county resident to request that the county reduce the speed limit on Barlow Canyon Rd to 30 mph, which passes right through the middle of his land.

With new neighbors moving into the area and construction taking place nearby, Dave Wolfskill says the number of people traveling more quickly than he feels is safe has increased.

He told the commission last week that this has led him to fear that harm may come to himself or his family – especially his gr...

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