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Creek Road intersection changes on track

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Caltrans rendering of striping modifications coming to the Highway 33-Creek Road intersection
Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News reporter
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has finalized a plan to reconfigure the Highway 33-Creek Road intersection south of Oak View.
Caltrans project engineer Ashraf Hanna presented the plan Nov. 29 at a meeting at the Oak View Community Center, hosted by the Oak View Civic Council.
The intersection, that some motorists consider awkward at best and even dangerous at times, requires drivers wanting to turn left from Creek Road onto southbound Highway 33 to cross three lanes of traffic, two northbound and one southbound.

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