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Haverhill

October 18, 2012

Making traffic signs right

Right-turn rule posted at school for years without legal backing to enforce it

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“So what we tried to do is build traffic patterns with cones around some of our schools,’’ he said. “However, at Consentino, because it’s the largest school in the city outside of the high school and has the greatest volume of traffic, making a right turn only during morning drop-off and at the end of the day helps alleviate congestion.’’

“Our priority is making sure that everyone is safe,” Sierpina said. “We want to make sure kids crossing the street in both the morning and afternoons are safe. At the same time, we want to keep the traffic flow moving and make sure that drivers are safe.

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