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Valerie M. Bialecki-Torrey: A plea to respect traffic signals at Easthampton bridge project

To the editor:

It happened again this morning. For the umpteenth time since the Manhan Bridge reconstruction began in June, a family member’s vehicle was almost T-boned by another vehicle whose driver chose to ignore the red light while making a left turn from West Street onto Route 10.

The traffic light at the West Street intersection is a functioning light for a reason. There are at least a dozen residents’ vehicles that can come up to that intersection from the bridge side.

When you factor in visitors, trucks for various deliveries, farm equipment and add in the earth-moving and construcion vehicles, you can see why everyone has to pay attention and follow the rules.

Valerie M. Bialecki-Torrey

Easthampton

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