Poor Intersection Fix To Get Fixed

If it wasn’t broke, break it so it can get fixed? A step toward banning cars downtown? And why is the intruding mess not as big over at Bratty’s corner?

Curb Corner Cut

pacificgrove.com, 4/10/2013

Curb Corner Now
recent – same tracks, 2/15/2014

Cone Zone Bumpout
2 cones and a pylon, still getting hit.

The city’s weekly bulletin says the curb feature at the southwest corner of the intersection was reviewed by the city traffic engineer, who felt it should be cut back four feet. That will put the curb outside the standard 30-feet turning radius.

Poor Intersection To Get Fixed

Lighthouse & Forest Avenue’s New Look Leaves Many Underwhelmed

Going to take some getting used to..
Curb Corner Cut

Grove Market owner Charlie Higuera said he lost $80,000 during the course of the construction work because customers went to other local markets to buy groceries.

“That’s big time,” Higuera said.

And, he said, the Grove Market customers he’s spoken to are underwhelmed with the new intersection.

“Everybody I’ve talked to so far, they say ‘I can’t believe it, is that what they did?’” Higuera said.

. . the grand opening ceremony on April 10 will feature Pacific Grove Mayor Bill Kampe driving a car through the intersection as well as speakers, music and light refreshments, according to the city.

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