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If the tree/bush, etc. is on City right of way, we can trim it. The Streets and Sidewalks division trims the smaller trees and hires a contractor for larger trees. Sight obstructions on private property are the property owner's responsibility, and the city will contact the owner to do the trimming.
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The City does install Children at Play signs; however, they are not regulatory signs which cannot be enforced. Other measures can be taken such as checking Speed Limit signs for proper location, or in some cases, a study is conducted to determine if there is a speeding problem. If a problem is found, the police department is notified and requested to enforce the speed limit at the location and the City's Engineer will determine if any additional traffic control devices are needed.
No. The purpose of a stop sign is right-of-way assignment, not speed control. Certain warrants have to be met before a stop sign is installed. Engineering studies have shown that unwarranted stop signs contribute to speeding because the driver tries to make up for time lost due to stopping. Other measures can be taken to correct a speeding problem.
Call the Engineering Department at 801-412-3211 or write a letter. An inspection will be done at the location to determine whether a light is needed. Sometimes trimming a tree or upgrading the wattage on an existing street light will light the area enough that a new light is not necessary. In cases where it is found a light is needed, the City contacts Rocky Mountain Power for an estimate, the funding is applied for approval and then the light is installed.