‘Do not pass’ sign to be added to Newcastle Way bus stop

September 15, 2011

NEW — 3:20 p.m., Sept. 15, 2011

New “do not pass” street signage will be added within the next two weeks near the bus stop on Newcastle Way near the Coal Creek Parkway intersection in an effort to warn drivers not to pass buses loading and unloading passengers there.

The Newcastle City Council voted Sept. 6 to add the sign after members of the community, the council and the city’s public works department expressed concern about drivers performing the dangerous, illegal lane changes.

The sign will be installed in the landscape strip on the north side of Newcastle Way before the bus stop.

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