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Township seeks to limit passing, speed on Lake Road


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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — It may soon become harder to pass on Lake Road after the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees decided Monday to send a letter to the Gogebic County Road Commission seeking to prohibit passing south of Sunset Road.

The board’s letter seeks to remove the passing zones between Margaret Street and Sunset Road and requests a traffic study to determine whether the speed limit can be reduced as well.

The board based its decision on the fact the section of road is both fairly heavily populated and highly traveled by everything fr...