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LIBERTY CENTER, OH (Toledo News Now) -
in Liberty Center are looking into the possibility of reducing the speed limit
along certain portions of State Route 109, in an effort to increase safety.
in the area say there's limited visibility at a curve in the road, and they
think drivers take the curve too fast. It's just north of the main downtown
area in Liberty Center, where the speed limit jumps from 25 to 35 miles per
had a couple of accidents there already, so we're concerned with safety," said
Mayor Max Fetterman.
leaders are looking into the possibility of expanding the 25 mile-per-hour
speed limit, at least to the curve. Fetterman says it's especially important
now, when more people use the road since 24 opened. That extra traffic can pose
a threat to residents.
lot of children are on their bikes or walking to the park, which is just west
of the intersection," said resident Carol Carpenter.
Center leaders say they will work with ODOT to figure out the next steps and
what needs to happen to bring about safe change.