Wednesday, April 23, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Stop sign at Wiltse and Broadway

EDITOR:

I am writing this so hopefully the city will notice and possibly find a safer resolution. At the corner of Wiltse and Broadway (kiddie corner to the Mountain Democrat) is a double stop sign. At least once a week if not more, my family and I leave Wiltse only to find someone blowing through one of the two stop signs.

My wife and I are surprised there hasn’t been more accidents at this intersection. Would it be possible to maybe add another sign or get the lines repainted? Something to give drivers a little more warning beforehand. I’m worried myself, my children, my wife or anyone else for that matter will eventually be t-boned.

CHRIS SMYLIE
Placerville

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  • DarrinApril 22, 2013 - 8:37 am

    Chris, I agree, I have issues with this stop sign arrangement and actually commented to my passenger about a week ago about this. I was going to write to the city to see who is responsible. Additionally, the stop signs at the Point View exit leading to Jaquier Road. I do not think there should be a stop sign on Jaquier Road at the end of the West bound 50 exit ramp. This is not consistent with the other roads in Placerville, why is this one different? Can someone here guide us to who is responsible for these stop signs, please?

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