new roundabout is being added on Sylvania Avenue and Mitchaw Road, but drivers
are already ignoring the detour signs.
began Thursday. Drivers were using Timberstone Junior High in Sylvania as a way
to get around the construction project, and school administrators are concerned
about student safety.
do have students that are out here for gym class," said Principal Mike Bader. "They're
out here when the weather's nice, all day long. We're very concerned with the
traffic that's been going through here, people not following the detour signs."
are not only not following detour signs, they're also ignoring signs in the
school driveways that say "No thru traffic."
imperative that they public does not use Timberstone Junior High as a
cut-through," said Ron Myers, traffic operations engineer. "Sylvania Township
Police will be monitoring the junior high's parking lot."
project is expected to take 45 days. Bader says he hopes motorists begin to
follow the detour and construction signs.