Ojai Pushing Use Of Crosswalk Signs

By Logan Hall

The city of Ojai Public Works Department is hoping to increase safety in the city's mid-block crosswalks while trying to keep costs down. The city has applied for an encroachment permit from Caltrans that would allow yellow safety signs to be placed in crosswalks along Ojai Avenue that are not regulated by stoplights. "Mid-block pedestrian crossings are always dangerous," said city engineer Greg Grant. "They just seem to blend in with everything. This is a way to highlight those crossings." Grant, along with Public Works supervisor Ruben

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