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McLeod-Lowell intersection changed to four-way stop


August 28, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

A CAR slogs through the water-logged intersection at McLeod Avenue and Lowell Street Monday at 5:51 p.m., shortly after the Ironwood City Commission voted to change it to a four-way stop sign set-up. The storm blew through, headed toward Wakefield.


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IRONWOOD - On a 3-2 vote, the Ironwood City Commission Monday agreed to change the McLeod Avenue-Lowell Street intersection to a four-way stop.

There are currently no stop signs on McLeod Avenue there and commissioner Jim Mildren said the intersection was too dangerous because of sight distance and pedestrian concerns.

Mildren, director of the Gogebic County Transit, noted there are concerns with walkers at the intersection dealing with speeding traffic. There are two businesses at the intersection with on-street parking, the Ironwood Daily Globe a...

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